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History of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study

Although this brief post can not provide the depth and breadth of research conducted by the BES LTER over the past 20 years, we hope that it inspires you to learn more about our site. Program description The Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) began in 1998 with three questions to advance the understanding of urban areas […]

Urban Ecology: Knowing or Making?

Our friend and colleague, Alex Felson, of the Yale School of Architecture and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies has a unusual perspective on what urban ecology is and does.  Trained as a landscape architect, urban designer and as an ecological scientist, his perspective is quite unusual among urbanists.  You can find information […]