Check out BES graduate student Ian Yesilonis’ post in the Short Stories About Long-Term Research blog. He writes about the ups and downs of urban field research over time.

“In the field, I was prepared for mosquitoes, dog and black-legged ticks, and poison ivy but I was not prepared for stray dogs.  At one plot in Leakin Park, we saw two large dogs barking at us on the other side of the ravine.  They started running towards us and…” read more