wooden bat house
Rafael Valentin
Nanotag antenna
Ramya Kappagantula
Students identify trees in the Hutcheson Memorial Forest
Student evaluating a plant for potential inclusion in a course project
Brown marmorated stink bug on berries
student using a microscope to study a sample
trimming trees
grean leaves
Bat in hand
Nicole Guido using a caliper to take measurements on a bird

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