The most challenging chapter of my graduate school career was finding my way as a dissertator. In the grand scheme of things, I realize that this is a pretty insignificant challenge, but a challenge none the less. And at this point in my “career”, it was my main struggle. I am a very list-oriented, deadline-focused […]
Our group lab meetings often involve some involved conversations regarding the philosophy of science, why we do what we do, and perhaps most importantly, why we love what we do. To allow us to communicate our thoughts about ecology, entomology, or science more broadly, we have decided to start a more traditional blog. Every once […]
Lab News & Spotlight:
February 24, 2014
Last week, members of the Gratton lab attended a Waterfowl Production Area (WPA) public meeting. The WPA project is a multi-scale collaboration between US Fish and Wildlife Service Leopold Management District and UW Madison and the goal of the project is to understand how harvesting grassland vegetation for habitat management and bioenergy production influences waterfowl, […]
December 6, 2013
We have put together a special page for pollinator specific resources! This page points farmers, other scientists, and anyone interested in pollinator protection to a collection of resources available both online, and in-text that can help YOU protect bees regardless of where you live! Check it out here!
December 5, 2013
Check out the nice article that the GLBRC Communications folks put together regarding a recent Gratton Lab paper about ecosystem service tradeoffs that come with working perennial energy crops into agricultural landscapes.