ecology

U contributes to first-ever nationwide mammal survey

A new 50-state survey shows Utah in the top 10 nationally for raccoons, bobcats and red foxes.


Red rock desert scene with a rock wall on the left with an ancient archaeological structure built in. Archaeologists are documenting the site. There is red rock, and sage green shrubs around the ground beneath the structure.

Protecting the past at Bears Ears

Bears Ears is not just about boundaries, it’s about management.


Why lists of worldwide bird species disagree

Data gaps and species similarities may lead to undercounting biodiversity.


Warming climate slows tropical birds’ population growth rates

A 30-year study in Tanzania shows temperature-linked population declines in species important to forests.


Automatic trail cameras keep wildlife research going during pandemic

Researchers share how trail cameras enabled science to continue even without fieldwork


How do U…participate in crowdsourced science?

Join in research projects from the comfort of your own home.


Experiences south of the border

Hands-on learning in Mexico.


Sex, lice and videotape

Biologists drove the divergence of different-sized feather lice from a single population. In four years the evolved lice had trouble mating with each other, a sign of speciation and they caught it on tape.


River ecology on a global scale

A U professor who collected data from Provo, Logan and Red Butte Creek systems collaborates in worldwide ecology project.


LEAFING THROUGH TREE RESEARCH

Nursery stock and homeowner preferences drive tree diversity in Salt Lake Valley.