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Wildfire

May 17, 2021 Christina Alba

Nature’s stage is (re)set: How might plant communities respond to disturbance by wildfire? In ecology, the word disturbance has a specific meaning. While our everyday use suggests a disruption to a

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Learning to Code for Science

December 14, 2020 Rick Levy

A Gardens scientist conducts a field survey that will be aided by a new web application developed in-house. In mid-March of 2020, just as the nation was locking down in an attempt to curb the initial

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The Denver EcoFlora Project and Teen Volunteers

August 27, 2020 Volunteer Services

This summer I worked with Head Curator of Natural History Collections and Associate Director of Biodiversity Research Jennifer Ackerfield. Knowing of my interest in aquatic ecology, she assigned me

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Ecology Along the High Line Canal

September 12, 2018 Research & Conservation
This summer we began a new research project surveying the High Line Canal to understand the botanical and ecological resources along this corridor through the Denver Metro Area. The High Line Canal
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Pollination Research

June 19, 2013 Rebecca Hufft, Ph.D.
Pollinators provide critical ecosystem services. Pollinator research is important to better understand the relationships between pollinators and plants and to improve conservation and management of

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