The Harris Center, as part of a developing partnership with Bellefontaine Cemetery to inventory Bellefontaine's native biodiversity, sponsored an evening of bat and moth sampling in the cemetery. On August 28, NPR's All Things Considered aired a story based on this work. Click here to listen.
New article by Christina Baer and Robert Marquis on invasive insect species is highlighted in Science magazine website and the UMSL Daily
2014 Jane and Whitney Harris Lecturer Lincoln P. Brower receives Conservation Action Prize and is interviewed by NPR’s Veronique Lacapra
Dr.Carmen Ulloa, member of the Harris Executive Committee and MBG curator, describes new genus of plants, adding the 6.5 millionth specimen to the Missouri Botanical Garden Herbarium
Drs. Jeff Ettling (UMSL alum and curator of herps at the STL Zoo) and Sharon Deem speak out for turtle conservation.
Dr. Silvia Fallon, senior scientist at the NRDC and UMSL Biology alum, testifies for the monarch butterfly
Four UMSL graduate students
(Camilo Calderon, Vona Kuczynska, Courtney Pike, and Isabel Loza) took OTS
courses in early January 2014, and produced videos posted at National
Compton Foundation Fellowships in Environment and Sustainable Development
Graduate Student Awarded Goldman Prize