Hubbard Brook Monthly - April 2020

May 4, 2020
Recent Publications
Bailey, SW. 2020. Tracking the Fate of Plagioclase Weathering Products. In K Dontsova,
Z Balogh‐Brunstad, & G Le Roux (Eds). Biogeochemical Cycles: Ecological Drivers and Environmental Impact (Chapter 7).
Woodall, CW, DM Evans, S Fraver, MB Green, DA Lutz, AW D’Amato. 2020. Real-time monitoring of dead wood moisture in forests: Lessons learned from an intensive case study. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.
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Hubbard Brook in the News
Research on Black-Throated Blue Warblers at Hubbard Brook Forest
Outreach and Education Update
Amey Bailey and Sarah Thorne put together an at-home phenology observation experiment based on Hubbard Brook’s own phenology methods:
On April 20, Anthea Lavallee participated in an Earth Day panel hosted by the League of Conservation Voters, the NH Sierra Club, and the Union of Concerned Scientists, with opening remarks delivered by U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan.
Winsor Lowe will be Zooming with a group of 5th-grade amphibian enthusiasts on May 7. In preparation, the kids are investigating vernal pools, researching amphibian facts, and preparing questions for Winsor. 
The American Ornithological Society Ned K. Johnson Early Investigator Award is being presented in 2020 to Sara Kaiser. Dr. Kaiser is a Research Ecologist and the Director of the Hubbard Brook Field Ornithology Program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, where her research focuses on the ways in which the environment affects the evolution of complex social behaviors. The AOS Ned K. Johnson Early Investigator Award recognizes outstanding and promising work by a researcher early in their career in any field of ornithology.
Bill Keeton is the 2020 recipient of the Lynne Bond Outstanding Service-Learning Faculty Award, presented by the University of Vermont’s Office of Community-Engaged Learning. This award goes to faculty with a long-standing commitment to service-learning, and whose teaching exemplifies the principles of academic rigor, community reciprocity, and reflective engagement. Bill has taught the environmental sciences course, ENSC 201 Restoration and Recovery of Altered Ecosystems, with partners in the Burlington area since 2001. 
The Ecological Society of America recently announced its 2020 Fellows. Gary Lovett was elected “in recognition of a distinguished history of contributions to forest ecology, including studies of atmospheric deposition of nutrients and their impacts, and the disturbance of forest ecosystems by invasive pests and pathogens, often leading to significant changes in forest management policy.” Serita Frey was elected “for substantial contributions to our understanding of how soil organisms respond to environmental change and in turn impact the services that ecosystems provide across both space and time, leadership within the field of ecology, service to the Ecological Society of America, and tireless mentorship of the next generation of ecologists.” Congratulations to both!
Hannah Vollmer is the recipient of a prestigious NSF graduate research fellowship. Hannah plans to use the fellowship to study the conservation genetics of three rare alpine roses.
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