New Zealand Ecologicaly Society Conference: Student award winners

The NZ Ecol Soc conference was hosted successfully by the Lincoln University Department of Ecology this week. More than 250 candidates enjoyed four days of talks and fieldtrips. The number of student presentations was noticable this year, 43 student talks and 11 posters, as was their quality. The awards went…

NZ Ecological Society Conference

The NZ Ecological Society Conference will be held at Lincoln starting on Sunday (25th). The Conference website is here and the programme of talks can be found here. Around 250 excited ecologists will descend on Lincoln University. Some of the key note speakers are : • Richard Hobbs, University of…

Bigfoot in New Zealand?

This blog post was written by postgraduate student Grace Leung as part of the course, Research Methods in Ecology (Ecol608). Grace is one of three students that revisits a Lincoln University research area on calculating the ecological impact of New Zealanders published in the late 1990s. Many people have heard…

Human footprint tracking is tricky!

This blog post was written by postgraduate student Sophie Papanek as part of the course, Research Methods in Ecology (Ecol608). Sophie is one of three students that  revisits a Lincoln University research area on calculating the ecological impact of New Zealanders published in the late 1990s. Field guides need several…

Measuring how clean and green New Zealand is

This blog post was written by postgraduate student Stephanie Heinicke as part of the course, Research Methods in Ecology (Ecol608). Stephanie is one of three students that revisits a Lincoln University research area on calculating the ecological impact of New Zealanders published in the late 1990s. New Zealand markets itself as a clean…