Biogeographical and ecophysiological comparison of Californian and Mediterranean perennial grasses Kurt Vaughn, a graduate student at UC Davis, went to Spain to work with Dr. Robert Savé Monserrat of IRTA on the ecophysiology of perennial grasses of California and the Mediterranean. W
Beyond single mechanisms: the relative and interactive importance of top-down and bottom-up mechanisms in plant invasions Dana Blumenthal organized this symposium at the ESA meeting in San Jose in 2007. Cynthia (Cini) Brown served as co-organizer and moderator. The house was packed,
RCN member René Sforza is co-organizing this event in Montpellier, France Scientists from around the world will gather to discuss biological control of weeds. More information about this event… Event: Symposium When: 22-April 2007 until 27-April 2007 Where: Montpellier, France
We will be developing resources for teaching at the highschool level. They will be posted here for discussion, review. When they are ready, they will be available electronically here and at other educational websites (e.g. thegateway.org).
The 32 questions from the brainstorming exercise. Comments from several people who could not be present are below. Predictions 1. What is the relative importance of exceptions/idiosyncracies in overall invasions? 2. Why does one population invade and another not? 3. Can we pr
Here are some summaries of what the group at the the first meeting discussed. Members can comment and contribute at the bottom of each page or better yet on the message board forums. 1. Big Questions We asked the group about what they think are the most important questions in invasion
First meeting of the network participants. Goals of the meeting: • Introductions • Formation of working groups • Developing the predictive framework • Developing teaching resources • Explore collaborative research opportunities • Plan out symposia • Discuss research exchanges Logistic
This is not an RCN event, but is certainly a topic of interest to RCN members. It is co-organized by RCN member Heinz Müller-Schärer More information about this event… When: 02-October 2006 until 03-October 2006 Where: Fribourg, CH Directions: Click here