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August 18, 2014

Summer Research Program Earns Diversity Award

Harvard Forest Summer Research Program 2014

The Organization of Biological Field Stations, representing more than 250 research centers around the globe, has granted the Harvard Forest its 2014 Human Diversity Award. The award highlights our Summer Research Program, now in its 25th year of training undergraduates from around the country in ecology and conservation. The award notes the program's strengths in:

  • Inclusive outreach methods
August 5, 2014

Bullard Spotlight: Betsy Colburn on New England Water and Agriculture

Cows grazing in an open pasture

Each month, we feature research by one of Harvard Forest's Charles Bullard Fellows. This September, aquatic ecologist and local small farmer Betsy Colburn will begin a fellowship that seeks to address the long-standing challenge of merging agriculture and watershed health: "How can we facilitate a dramatic expansion of New England agriculture that will provide good financial returns to