Category Archives: USA

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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The Grande Ronde Valley

Does that not sound like a majestic place? The Grande Ronde Valley! A valley in Eastern Oregon, where a road winds up to the top of Mount Harris. The bad news: I have totally not been there at all. The … Continue reading

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Florida Zoo

Well, the whole of Florida is a bit of a Zoo, that is for sure. Even for conference people that didn’t have the time to go out all day, like us, there was plenty of wildlife to discover. I always have … Continue reading

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An alligator!

‘Oh no, there is these tourists again, just one day visiting the Everglades ad craving to see an alligator. Better do my show-up again!’ You saw him thinking exactly that when he left his chill-out spot to swim right towards us, … Continue reading

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These scientists planted these invaders in the mountains and you will never expect what happened next!

I know, I know, it is a click-bait title, and that makes the dissappointment even worse: you are not going to find the answer in this article! If you wanted to find out, you had to be there at my … Continue reading

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Through the trees

Like the Florida jungle, where at first sight all is a uniform green, before slowly the exciting plants and animals start to appear. That’s how the schedule of the conference of the Ecological Society of America tends to look. Hundreds, … Continue reading

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