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Global change, local action

...amazing scientists."The five scientists who presented at the conference were local researchers including salmon stream ecologist Sue Mauger of Cook Inlet Keeper, Steve Baird of Kachemak Bay Research Reserve, Mitch Michaud of the United States Department...
Refuge Notebook: Living with climate change in our backyards

...ensure that our spectacular, unique, and beloved landscape is still intact for future generations. Elizabeth Bella is an ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Visit for more information about the...
Game board lowers brown bear harvest cap

...could affect the way predatory game could be taken on refuges statewide. During a presentation to the board Regional Refuge Ecologist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Heather Tonneson said changes the service is considering include banning the take...
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: A journey through botanical time

...opportunity for a vegetation ecologist. My recent trip to a number...fascinating habitats for vegetation ecologists in that each island is a self-contained...variation-seeking eye of the vegetation ecologist. What was evident was that...lives. Elizabeth Bella is ecologist at the Kenai National Wildlife...
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...
Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankinds future

...perfect for astronomers to peer deep into space and into the past.During a recent trip to Deception Island, Peter Convey, an ecologist for the British Antarctic Survey who has been visiting Antarctica for 25 years, braved heavy rain, near freezing temperature...
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...


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