Undergraduate Research Fellows Blog
The idea of different species interacting with each other and living together is a major part of ecology and very commonly studied by ecologists. It is also one of my favorite parts about nature. These interactions are called symbiotic relationships, and one particular type of symbiotic relationship is a mutualism. Mutualisms occur when different species interact and they both benefit from the interaction. There are four different ways that I have seen mutualisms this week.
On Monday, June 13th, The Morton Arboretum welcomed the Center for Tree Science - Undergraduate Research Fellows.
This is a reflection on my, Kirsten Triller's, first three weeks of the Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. Read a self-introduction, and see what I've learned over these past few weeks!
Hello lovely readers! My name is Alison McGarigal and I am one of four Undergraduate Research Fellows working for the Center for Tree Science this summer. In this post I share with you a story about my own fears of blending in here and why they turned out to be completely unfounded.
Hello! I'm Mackenzie, one of the research fellows. This summer I’m working on a project that lets me combine everything I’m interested in - no need to choose “or”!
My first week at the arboretum has been an exciting one! The first step in my research project is to set up plots in the woods and record the trees present in each plot.