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Refuge Notebook: Tracking time in the New and Old Worlds

...of indigenous cultures.To make my case, I've drawn some information from a 2006 article coauthored by retired refuge ecologist Ed Berg and colleagues. Entitled "Holocene development of boreal forests and fire regimes on the Kenai Lowlands of Alaska...
Refuge ecologist enjoys fungus-farming leaf-cutter ants in Costa Rica

...are now locked into it, because in most cases neither can survive and reproduce without the other. Ed Berg has been the ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge since 1993. Ed will be teaching his weekly 1-credit "Cycles of Nature" course at...
Refuge Notebook: Retiring refuge ecologist predicts a dry future for the western Kenai

...out. Indeed, I hope they aren't. But it's hard to deny that the trend is well under way Ed Berg just retired as the ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, where he worked since 1993. He plans to continue his scientific work on the refuge...
National Geographic quotes refuge ecologist

...Berg has been quoted in numerous scientific journals, magazine articles and newspaper stories while serving as the ecologist for the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge for the last decade, and this month he adds one more to the list: National...
A global network for understanding natural sounds

What do you get when you put 10 ecologists and 10 musicians in one room? No, it is not another bad joke...soundscapes. In July, I was lucky enough to be one of those ecologists attending the first-ever workshop of the Global Sustainable...
Nature's gifts and our public lands

...preservation of wilderness John Muir once said "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks."Always pragmatic, ecologists have their own term for nature's gifts - ecosystem services. Simply defined, ecosystem services are the benefits to people...
Aquatic habitat mapping "Off-the-Shelf"

...important for both treatment and monitoring efforts. Though I'll still need to put on my mask and fins to see for myself what's really under the water. Mark Laker has been an Ecologist with the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge since 2003.
Fire-adapted plants thrive after wildfire

...we'll have the chance to directly observe the ecologically fascinating process ? and perhaps even harvest some delicious morels along the way. Dr. Elizabeth ("Libby") Bella is an ecologist at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.
Biologist: stream habitat critical

A local stream ecologist and biology professor contends the near shore habitat of anadromous streams is a critical component of the health of that water...
Testing the waters just a day's work

On a sunny June day as fly fishermen peered down into the Anchor River searching for salmon, Sue Mauger, a stream ecologist with Cook Inletkeeper, also waded the swift waters. Mauger was on the hunt for something equally precious -- at least...


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