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So far Tom Virzi has created 11 blog entries.

“Why should I care about this bird?”

Or – “What does it do for us?” Two questions I get asked very often, sometimes at the same time put together in one compound sentence. It is an anthropocentric question that I personally find very difficult to answer for a number of reasons. I’ve been asked this question countless times and yet I still [...]

By |March 19, 2017|News|

Time for Crunching Data

Ever wonder what we do outside the field season here at Ecostudies? This is just one example of the kind of work we're doing right now...all of which pretty much involves crunching data that we collected the past field season! Sure, we have some projects that still get us out in the field this time of [...]

By |September 28, 2015|News|

Sexing Sparrows

Our first report from the genetics lab which successfully determined the sex of a juvenile Cape Sable seaside sparrow! Now that our field season in the Everglades is over it's time to do some serious data analysis, and sexing juvenile sparrows using DNA extracted from feather samples was one of our objectives this year. Sexing seaside [...]

By |August 24, 2015|CSSS|