Graduate students share research at natural history conference

March 2, 2016

Several graduate students in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) recently attended and presented their research at the full-day Ohio Natural History Conference held at the Ohio History Center on February 27.

Guy Denny, an interpretive naturalist, writer and photographer provided the keynote address at this year’s conference.

SENR graduate student presentations at this year’s conference, included:

  • The influence of forest composition on amphibian communities in upland constructed wetlands – Michael P. Graziano and Stephen N. Matthews
  • Examining independent effects of habitat amount and fragmentation on the Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulean) – Bryce T. Adams, Kaley J. Donovan, and Stephen N. Matthews
  • Changes to the spider (Order: Araneae) community after an EF-2 tornado impacted a north-central Ohio forest – Sarah J. Rose and P. Charles Goebel

The conference is hosted by Ohio Biological Survey with support from the Ohio Division of Wildlife. 

Photo: Pixaby