Hubbard Brook Monthly - February 2020

March 2, 2020
HUBBARD BROOK MONTHLY February 2020 issue
Recent Publications
Fakhraei, H, TJ Fahey, CT Driscoll. 2020. The Biogeochemical Response of Nitrate and Potassium to Landscape Disturbance in Watersheds of the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, USA. In: Levia D, Carlyle-Moses D, Iida S, Michalzik B, Nanko K, Tischer A. Forest-Water Interactions.
Rayback, SA, JA Duncan, PG Schaberg, CF Hansen, AM Kosiba and PF Murakami. 2020. The DendroEcological Network: a cyberinfrastructure for the storage, discovery and sharing of tree-ring and associated ecological data. Dendrochronologia.
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Hubbard Brook in the News
Requesting Equity: Students Press Candidates to Remember Poor People in Climate Policies
Buttigieg, Klobuchar and several others speak at a climate forum
Voters Seek Leadership on Climate Change At Forum With 2020 Candidates
Presidential Primary Candidates Talk Climate In New Hampshire
2020 Democrats play up climate plans as a way to win in New Hampshire
Forest Journal: Minding the Sugar Babies
Outreach and Education Update
The Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, and Stonyfield Organic co-hosted the NH Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall on February 5 in Concord, NH. See the above "Hubbard Brook in the News" section for selected media coverage of the event.
On February 13, Nat Cleavitt, Sarah Thorne, Amey Bailey, and the Forest Society's Carrie Deegan held a workshop for teachers about the sugar maple regeneration community science project. This new collaborative aspect of the project will involve teachers and students in the study plots and engage them in classroom activities—potentially including tree identification and measurement, leaf and seed collections and sorting, and field trips to Hubbard Brook.
Lindsey Rustad and others from Hubbard Brook will participate in the NH Department Of Education's NH Girls Technology Day on March 18 at NHTI in Concord. For the “Ice Women of Hubbard Brook” session, women who participated in the Ice Storm Experiment will stand in front of their portrait and tell their STEM story, talk about their role in the experiment, and answer questions from the girls. 
Save the Date
A community forum on "Mountain Safety & Rescue: Beyond the Ten Essentials” will be held at Tuckerman Brewing Co. in Conway Village on Wednesday, March 4 from 6 - 7:30 pm as part of the Sense of Place series. This is the second of five themed community forums on outdoor recreation and public lands in the Mount Washington Valley, organized collaboratively by Access Fund, Backyard Concept, Chocorua Lake Conservancy, Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, REI, The Nature Conservancy, Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Upper Saco Valley Land Trust and the White Mountain National Forest.
A lunchtime panel presentation, "Ice Storms in the Northern Forest: Symposium with Hubbard Brook Scientists," will take place on Friday, March 6 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center in Concord, NH. There are still spots available! Reserve your ticket at the following link:
Lindsey Rustad will give a public presentation about the Ice Storm Experiment at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center on the evening of Friday, March 6 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm.
Proposals for new or proposed work at Hubbard Brook, to be reviewed by the Research Approval Committee this spring, are due by March 15. Further information and the online proposal form are here:
If you have any questions about the process or about the best time to submit a proposal, please contact Scott Bailey at
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