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School of Biology and Ecology

SBE Seminar Series: Emily Sessa, New York Botanical Garden

Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions 5710 Norman Smith Hall, Orono, ME, United States

Dr. Emily Sessa, New York Botanical Garden Ferns in Focus: Understanding fern responses to climate change and mass extinction Ferns are critical components of Earth's botanical biodiversity but their importance is often overlooked. They can play vital roles as ecosystem engineers and have long been recognized for their role as pioneer or "disaster" taxa following […]

SBE M.S. Thesis Defense Seminar: Alyssa Marini

113 Deering Hall

Silvicultural Treatments Affect Adult Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Abundance and Species Diversity in a Managed Forest Alyssa Marini M.S. Student in Entomology Via Zoom: Thesis advisor: Dr. Allie Gardner

SBE Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Stephanie Hurd

113 Deering Hall

The effects of forest management practices across spatial scales on tick densities, wildlife communities, and tick-borne pathogen transmission Stephanie Hurd Ph.D. candidate in Ecology and Environmental Sciences Via Zoom: Thesis advisor: Dr. Allie Gardner