Wildlife responses to restoration article submitted to Journal of Applied Ecology

Restorationists often hope and expect that wildlife will increase in abundance and diversity when “native” habitats are restored, but this assumption has not been well-investigated for most wildlife species, particularly in grasslands, and even more so in the Central Valley of California. From 2014 to 2015 I conducted a rather ambitious spatiotemporally replicated natural experiment investigating wildlife…

2016 PlantRight Plant List – Suggested Alternatives for Invasive Garden Plants

Sustainable Conservation and PlantRight have partnered to work on reducing invasive plants that are sold or traded in the horticultural industry. As a contractor and partner with these two great organizations, I wanted to share their most recent update for 2016!: We are excited to share the 2016 PlantRight Plant List which you may view or download, here….

Annals of Botany invited review Now Online!

A Young lab review paper headed up by Emily Zefferman and Jens T. Stevens, and developed along with several lab members and lab affiliates, has been made available online! Here is a preview, and you can find the whole manuscript online at: Plant communities in harsh sites are less invaded: a summary of observations and proposed explanations. INVITED REVIEW Plant communities…