Hubbard Brook Monthly - August 2019

HUBBARD BROOK MONTHLY August 2019 issue
 
Recent Publications
 
Addis BR, BW Tobalske, JM Davenport, WH Lowe. 2019. A distance-performance trade-off in the phenotypic basis of dispersal. Ecology and Evolution. 
 
Jevon, FV, AW D'Amato, CW Woodall, K Evans, MP Ayres, JH Matthes. 2019. Tree basal area and conifer abundance predict soil carbon stocks and concentrations in an actively managed forest of northern New Hampshire, USA. Forest Ecology and Management.
 
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Hubbard Brook in the News
 
Students hunt for sugar maples in the name of science
 
Acid rain: it's not over yet for this tiny shrimp
 
Acid heroes
 
Kuster hears about North Country climate change
 
Outreach and Education Update
 
Sarah Garlick is attending the Kellogg Biological Station LTER’s annual All Scientists Meeting on September 19 and 20 as a member of the KBS-LTER external Advisory Committee.
 
Sarah Garlick is attending the #InclusiveSciComm Symposium at the Metcalf Institute at the University of Rhode Island, September 27-29 and will be sharing a poster about surfacing Indigenous perspectives and experiences in a recent scientific synthesis about winter climate change led by Alix Contosta.
 
Nat Cleavitt led a day-long workshop at the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests headquarters in Concord on August 15 to wrap up the first year of the Sugar Maple Regeneration Citizen Science Project.
 
On August 21, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) visited Hubbard Brook for a science and outreach briefing. The Congresswoman attended presentations by Lindsey Rustad, Steve Hamburg, Geoff Wilson, Gary Lovett, Tristan Keller, and Pam Templer, and engaged in a lively discussion with staff.
 
New or Proposed Research
 
Scott Bailey attended an interagency meeting (NRCS, USFS, ARS, NASA) at US Soil Survey headquarters, Lincoln, NE to discuss plans for a next generation soil survey for the United States. Hubbard Brook has been floated as a pilot site to develop new survey formats and protocols, which will emphasize the dynamic nature of soil moisture and its influence on soil properties and ecosystem response.
 
Save the Date
 
The next Committee of Scientists meeting is scheduled to take place on October 30, 2019, at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, NY. The theme of the meeting will be "Integration of Hubbard Brook into the Region," co-led by Matt Vadeboncoeur and Steve Hamburg.
 
Hubbard Brook will be featured in the upcoming workshop: Climate Change Adaptation in New England Forested Watershed Management, November 7- 8, 2019, in Westborough, MA at the Division of Fish and Wildlife Headquarters. For more information, and to RSVP, click here.
 
Announcements
 
Artist Nikki Lindt completed an artist-in-residency at Hubbard Brook from August 19-26. Stay tuned for updates on her work!
 
The Hubbard Brook Research Foundation has a new staff member: Dan Clark. As the new full time Field and Maintenance Technician, Dan will be handling all repair and maintenance work at Mirror Lake and Pleasant View Farm, coordinating housing and lab rentals, and providing logistical support for events, including the Coopertors' Meeting. You can reach Dan at dclark@hubbardbrookfoundation.org. Please join us in extending a warm welcome.
 
Thanks for reading!