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  1. The Importance of Street Trees and Urban Avifauna: A lesson exploring the relationship between urban forest and foraging birds

    13 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Sarah B Fones

    This module examines the relationship between street trees, urban avifauna, and socioeconomic gradients in the highly urbanized county of Los Angeles, California. Using edited data from a published...


  2. Biodiversity Conservation in Agriculture

    11 May 2022 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Emily Hastings

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    Biodiversity is decreasing rapidly each year and agriculture is a large contributor. In order to minimize biodiversity loss, we must study how local and landscape management in agriculture impact...


  3. Mary Jamieson


  4. Morgan Carr-Markell


  5. Daniel J McGlinn


  6. Shannon Dahl


  7. What is Speciation, How Does It Occur, and Why Is It Important for Conservation?

    29 Aug 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Lauren A. Genova1, Benjamin B. Johnson1, Frank R. Castelli1, Lina M. Arcila Hernández1, David A. Chang van Oordt1, Amelia-Juliette Demery1, Nicholas K. Fletcher1, Ellie M. Goud1, Katherine D. Holmes1, Jennifer L. Houtz1, Mia M. Howard1, Jonathan J. Hughes1, Kelsey H. Jensen1, Henry D. Kunerth1, Eugene P. Law1, Elizabeth Lombardi1, Anyi Mazo-Vargas1, Cait A. McDonald1, Cinnamon S. Mittan1, Thomas A. Ryan1, Allison M. Tracy1, Jennifer J. Uehling1, Amelia K. Weiss1, Michelle K. Smith1

    Cornell University

    Speciation provides a framework for classifying biodiversity on Earth and is a central concept in evolutionary biology. To help undergraduate students learn about speciation, we designed a...


  8. Sheila Lyons-Sobaski


  9. Aislyn Keyes


  10. Human Dimensions in Amphibian Conservation: Addressing Threats

    28 Jun 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By Jennifer Sevin1, Alexa Warwick2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Sarah Raisch2

    1. University of Richmond 2. Michigan State University 3. Bridgewater State University

    This module introduces students to the theme of human dimensions in conservation and provides them with an opportunity to engage in practices related to social science research.


  11. Exploring global reef health and human population using correlation and simple linear regression

    10 May 2021 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):

    By David Sale

    Virginia Commonwealth University

    In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between reef cover and human disturbance. Students will manipulate a large dataset and perform normality tests, data transformations,...


  12. Kaite Anderson

    I have  a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology  and a Master of Science degree in Ecology/Wildlife Biology. I spent 5 years paddling kayaks and driving boats around on the...


  13. Sarah Ann Boyle


  14. Cydney Michelina Andrew


  15. Christine Barlow


  16. Julie Micko


  17. Melissa Hart


  18. Jocelyn Behm


  19. Shelly Thomas


  20. Mark Peaden