This January, ten Harvard students spent a week exploring the Harvard Forest landscape, immersed in the study of real-world ecological and conservation questions. Our 5th annual Winter Break Weekfeatured hands-on workshops and field tri
On December 1, researchers from the Harvard Forest were among a group of seventeen scientists to submit a public comment to the EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan. The effort was coordinated by the Harvard Forest-based Science Policy Exchange.
As hemlock-dominated forests decline due to the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), the abundance of red efts (the juvenile phase of the eastern newt) may also decline, reports a new study by Brooks Mathewson, a graduate of the Harvard Forest master's in forest science program.
This fall, the Harvard Forest welcomed a new Senior Ecologist to our research staff: dendrochronologist Neil Pederson. Pederson comes to the Forest from Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.