Birds and Extreme Weather

Aug 2010 - Biodiversity - Birds

Climate change leads to increases in extreme weather. Tom Albright and co-authors investigate the effect of heatwaves and drought on bird abundance and diversity in the conterminous United States.

Wood Warblers and Oak Decline

Jan 2010 - Biodiversity - Birds - Conservation

The woodlands of the upper Midwest are undergoing a major transformation as oak forests and savannas are being replaced by maples. How will this transformation affect Wisconsin wildlife, such as our colorful migrant wood warblers? A field team led by SILVIS researcher and graduate student Eric Wood is trying to find out.