Lab News and Accomplishments

 

August 2016:  Maggie Tucker presents her jack pine stringer research at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting in Baltimore.  Her presentation is awarded the Best Student Paper by the Natural History Section of ESA.

 

July 2016:  DMK is named Director of the Environmental Science Program at Wayne State. 

 

June 2016:  Maggie Tucker has her paper on the presettlement coverage of jack pine in Michigan accepted in Landscape Ecology.

 

June 2016:  DMK begins a 1-month position to lead a new prescribed burn at the UM Biological Station in Pellston, MI that will continue a 80 burning chronosequence.  He will organize and coordinate all research taking place there in the near future.

 

May 2016:  DMK is named to the Awards Committee of the US Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology.

 

May 2016:  Bill Dodge successfully defenses his PhD dissertaion.

 

April 2016:  Ben Spei successfully defends his Master's thesis.

 

April 2016:  DMK has his research on green ash persistence in the presence of emerald ash borer accepted and published in Ecosphere

 

April 2016:  Maggie Tucker presents her jack pine stringer research at the US Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting in Asheville, NC.  

 

March 2016:  DMK serves as the keynote speaker at the Southeastern Michgan Junior Science and Humanities Forum at Wayne State.

 

March 2016:  Jacob Korte (lab alum) has his MS thesis research on upland sandpiper published in Ecological Restoration.  

 

March 2016:  Maggie Tucker presents a talk on disturbance in jack pine ecosystems to the Order of the Eastern Star in Farmington, MI.

 

January 2016:  DMK presents a talk on Kirtland's warbler management at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

 

November 2015:  Ben Spei is awarded a Michigan Garden Clubs scholarship.

 

October 2015:  DMK is a co-author on a paper about invasive earthworms published in Biological Invasions.

 

October 2015:  Maggie Tucker presents a talk on disturbance in jack pine ecosystems at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

 

September 2015:  Maggie Tucker is awarded an Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award from the Department of Biological Sciences.

 

September 2015:  DMK presents a talk on persistence of ash in southeastern Michigan to the Michigan Botanical Club in Ann Arbor.

 

July 2015:  DMK and Maggie Tucker attend the final Kirtland's Warbler Recovery Team Meeting in Gaylord, MI.

 ↑ back to top