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  • VT Ecuador
    Study Abroad in Ecuador: May-June 2018 Dr. Ignacio Moore (BIOL) and Dr. William Hopkins (FWC) will again offer “Tropical Ecology & Conservation BIOL 3954/FIW 3954 (6 credits)” in Spring and Summer I 2018. The course is open to all majors. The Spring course will be taught on camp...
  • Undergraduate Study Abroad in Ecuador: Spring 2016
    Tropical Ecology and Conservation Dr. Ignacio Moore (BIOL) and Dr. William Hopkins (FWC) are offering “Tropical Ecology & Conservation BIOL 3954/FIW 3954 (6 credits)” in Spring and Summer I 2016. The course is open to all majors. The Spring course will be taught on campus. During Summer ...
  • Ignacio Moore studies rare “Pinocchio Lizard” in Ecuador
    This story by Lindsay Key was originally published at EurekAlert! and VT News For more than 50 years, scientists thought that the horned anole lizard — sometimes called the “Pinocchio Lizard” for its long, protruding nose — was extinct. But it turns out this is a tall tal...
  • Dr. Gill Eastwood
    Dr. Gill Eastwood Entomology Dr. Gillian Eastwood is a vector-borne disease ecologist, with a focus on enzootic transmission cycles of arboviruses and determining the potential for emergence or spillover of infectious zoonotic diseases. She has around 5 years collective expe...
  • Ignacio Moore receives VT Alumni Award for Excellence in International Research
    Congratulations to Ignacio Moore, professor of Biological Sciences, who has been selected as a recipient of this year’s VT Alumni Award for Excellence in International Research. This honor recognizes individuals whose research and scholarship extend beyond the United States, thereby en...
  • J. Leighton Reid
    Dr. J. Leighton Reid School of Plant and Environmental Sciences As a restoration ecologist, Dr. Reid is focused on improving outcomes for society and nature in ecosystems that are recovering from disturbance. While ecological restoration is not a substitute for halting greenh...
  • Amber Wendler
    Amber Wendler Biological Sciences Amber earned a B.A. in biology from Boston University in 2018. During her time as an undergraduate she participated in two semester long research programs, a tropical ecology program in Ecuador and a marine program in Massachusetts and Beli...
  • Camilo Alfonso
    Camilo Alfonso Biological Sciences Camilo completed his undergraduate studies of Biology in the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. For his undergraduate thesis, he participated in an internship with the University of Florida to investigate the natural history of the Saffron-cr...
  • On Biodiversity: Smokey jungle frog alarm call and The Green Wall
    STUDENT REFLECTIONS FROM THE 2018 VT ECUADOR STUDY ABROAD TRIP On one of our night hikes at Shiripuno we came across a medium sized Smokey jungle frog (Leptodactylus pentadactylus). It’s a pretty common species in the area and they can grow to be pretty large. Even with t...
  • Hooked by a troop of howler monkeys
    STUDENT REFLECTIONS FROM THE 2018 VT ECUADOR STUDY ABROAD TRIP On a hot and humid day, on a scheduled hike in the lowlands of the Amazon forest, we hopped out of our canoe and started on what we thought was originally just a day hike. Within minutes we hear this deep, low-pitched booming call in t...
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