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May 16, 2024

Bullard Spotlight: Meghan Blumstein on Forest Genomics and Climate Change

Image shows Blumstein collecting a tree core from an oak.

Charles Bullard Fellow in Forest Research for the 2023-2024 academic year, Meghan Blumstein’s interdisciplinary work at Harvard Forest aims to understand how temperate and boreal forests will respond to predicted global changes. During her Fellowship, Blumstein, an Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences and Architecture at the University of Virginia, has been investigating the adaptive capacity of northern red oak, integrating

May 15, 2024

New Forest and Biodiversity Experiment at Harvard Farm

Image shows Juan Ramírez-Lerma and José Antonio Guzmán Quesada drilling holes in the soil.

Led by Jeannine Cavender-Bares – a new faculty member at the department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and incoming director of the Harvard University Herbaria – the new “Forest and Biodiversity at the Harvard Forest” ("FAB") experiment will examine how forest diversity and introduced pests and pathogens affect forest function.

The research will incorporate phylogenetic diversity, or the evolutionary

May 8, 2024

Harvard Forest Staff Honored With University Awards

Image shows awardees from left to right: Meg Fuchs, Katharine Hinkle, and Alisha Morin.

This spring, three Harvard Forest staff members have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Harvard Forest and greater Harvard University community. For their dedication and impactful contributions, Alisha Morin and Katharine Hinkle have been honored as 2024 Harvard Heroes, and for her exceptional leadership, Meg Fuchs has been honored with the 2024 Dean's Distinction