Problematic Species and the Quabbin Reservoir: Balancing Ecological Diversity, Recreation, and Water Quality

Quabbin Reservoir Dates: January 3 – 21, 2011
Days: Weekdays
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Access: All Five College students, no charge
Credit: None (co-curricular)

Problematic Species and the Quabbin Reservoir: Balancing Ecological Diversity, Recreation, and Water Quality

Dates: January 4 – 22, 2010
Days: Weekdays
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Location:Meeting in Webster 102 and the lower floors of Seeley Mudd; faculty presentations and technology trainings in various classrooms; on-site visits to the Quabbin Reservoir and the Harvard Forest.

Predicting the Geography of Species' Invasions via Ecological Niche Modeling

Submitted by Andy Anderson
ABSTRACT

Problematic Species and the Quabbin Reservoir: Balancing Ecological Diversity, Recreation, and Water Quality

Dates: January 7 – 25, 2008 Time: 9:00am – 4:00pmLocation: Meeting initially and for transport on the first floor of Seeley Mudd; technology trainings in various classrooms.Facilitators: Academic Technology Services staff, Jan Dizard, Ethan Clotfelter, Jill Miller, Annie Paradis, Stephen DeStefano.

Predicting the Geography of Species' Invasions via Ecological Niche Modeling

Submitted by Andy Anderson
ABSTRACT

Predicting the Geography of Species' Invasions via Ecological Niche Modeling

Submitted by Andy Anderson
ABSTRACT

Boston Globe: Another Change Taking Place at Walden Pond

Visiting environmental studies professor Bethany Bradley was an expert source for this piece on non-native plant species invading the area around the body of water made famous by Henry David Thoreau.

Study Finds Climate Change Increases Risk of Plant Invasion in Eastern United States

AMHERST, Mass.—If present climate trends continue, three invasive plant species—kudzu, privet and cogongrass—are likely to continue their destructive march north, according to new computer modeling results predicting that climate change will greatly expand the range of all three species.

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