Parasite Ecology - Students use seine nets to collect aquatic invertebrates for IDing in Sandy Hook
Plant Diversity and Evolution Lab in the Rutgers Gardens
Rutgers team studies the potential impacts of oyster aquaculture.
Rutgers students research the Cape Shore region for potential impacts of oyster aquaculture
limnology course: students are measuring bankfull width and depth of a stream
turtle in hand
bee near habropoda blueberry. Photo credit: Faye Benjamin
 2016 Plant Diversity and Evolution Lab
Field Techniques course
photo of a dna
bat in hand
bat box building day

About Us

Our interdisciplinary department specializes in ecology, evolution, and natural resource conservation. We study the evolutionary origins and maintenance of biodiversity, conserving and restoring native ecosystems, and issues of global change such as managing natural resources within urban ecosystems.

Photo: RU evolutionary - sculpture