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November 1, 2004

Vernal pools in fall and winter: A Book Signing

On December 1, 7:00pm, a book signing and slide show at Harvard Forest will celebrate the release of Vernal Pools: Natural
History and Conservation
, a new book by aquatic ecologist Betsy Colburn.

Vernal pools are small woodland ponds that are flooded in springtime by melting snow and rainfall. They range from seasonal pools that contain water for only a few

November 1, 2004

NEON: an update

NEON = National Ecological Observatory Network. "A proposed $100-300 million NSF program, NEON will be the first national NEON Logoecological measurement and observation system designed both to answer regional- to continental-scale scientific questions and to have the interdisciplinary participation necessary to achieve credible ecological forecasting and prediction."

The Harvard Forest