Category Archives: USA

The Bayou

A little throwback post to the great time I had attending the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America in New Orleans, beginning of August. You can read all about the theme of the conference, and how that made … Continue reading

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The Mississippi

I don’t know about you, but I had this romantic notion of one day being on a boat on the Mississippi, that majestic river that inspired so many tales and songs. Now, being in New Orleans for the annual meeting … Continue reading

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Humans x environment

I am currently in New Orleans, Louisiana, on the shores of the Mississippi river, at a gathering of several thousands of ecologists: the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). This year’s theme of the conference is an … Continue reading

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Checking in again

Landscapes evolve rapidly when humans are around. Plants move, environments change, over a period of more than 15 years, a whole ecosystem could turn on its head. Especially when invasive species are involved. Finding such a long-term window is however … Continue reading

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A plot visit

Not often do we get the chance to visit the sites of our colleagues at the other side of the world. Even though I am working with their data day after day at the office, the beauty of the actual … Continue reading

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The Yellowstone experience

The last day of our MIREN-meeting in Montana (more on that here) brought us to Yellowstone National Park, a place of endless wilderness and wonder. We paid a visit to one of the field sites of our colleagues, on one of … Continue reading

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The time of ideas

It is the time of ideas again: we gathered all colleagues from the MIREN-network in the beautiful Greater Yellowstone area in Montana, USA. Between the stunning wildlife and breathtaking views, we spend our days discussing where we are with the … Continue reading

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