Hubbard Brook Monthly - November 2018

HUBBARD BROOK MONTHLY November 2018 issue

Recent Publications

Barton, AW and WS Keeton. 2018. Ecology and Recovery of Eastern Old-Growth Forests. Island Press.

Reinmann, AB, JR Susser, EMC Demaria, PH Templer. 2018. Declines in northern forest tree growth following snowpack decline and soil freezing. Global Change Biology.

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Hubbard Brook in the News/Hubbard Brook Multimedia Stories

Outreach and Education Update

  • Lindsey Rustad and artist Xavier Cortada participated in a panel discussion on WaterViz: The Art and Science of Water Journeys at the Miami New Media Festival on November15. WaterViz will be on display at Concrete Space gallery in Doral, Florida, through January 15.
  • The November 27 Hubbard Brook Roundtable on forest pests and the forest products industry has been postponed due to weather. Stay tuned for the rescheduled date.

Save the Date

  • On Tuesday, December 4, at 7 p.m., Nick Rodenhouse is giving a lecture at Plymouth State University in Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center for the Arts. The talk, "Looking Back, Peering Ahead—From the Middle of Colliding, Imperceptible Events: Climate Change and Mass Extinction," is free and open to the public, but reservations are recommended. For reservations, call (603) 535-ARTS.
  • Ian Halm is teaching a snowmobile class on December 6 at Hubbard Brook. If you are interested in attending, email Ian:
  • On December 7 from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m., students from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth will present the results of their research into potential connections betweenHubbard Brook science and the science of corporate sustainability. If you’d like to tune in via Zoom, email Anthea Lavallee:
  • Lindsey Rustad's rescheduled Science Pub talk, "Freezing Trees - Impacts of Ice Storms on Northern Forests," is on December 11 from 6 - 8:00 p.m. at Walter's Basin Restaurant in Holderness, NH. Attendance is free, but advance registration is requested by calling Squam Lakes Natural Science Center at 603-968-7194.
  • The annual Hubbard Brook holiday lunch will take place at Pierce Lab on December 12.
  • The next Committee of Scientists meeting is scheduled for January 3-4 at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, NY. The meeting will feature sessions on Vegetation Dynamics and Nitrogen Decline.


  • David Zietlow, the new Hubbard Brook Hydrologist, officially joined the team on November29. You can reach him at: Welcome, David!
  • Photo contest! Send us your best Hubbard Brook photos from 2018 (that you're willing to share in Hubbard Brook-related materials like the website and HBRF reports), and you could win a fresh new LTER hat and a bottle of delicious New Hampshire-made maple syrup. Photos can be of anything Hubbard Brook-related: fieldwork, Mirror Lake, black-throated blue warblers...the choice is yours! We'll choose one "best photo" winner. Please send your photos by replying to this email (please do not Reply all!) no later than December 31.

Thank you for reading!