Twenty Hill Hollow

Location: California Central Valley, USA. Recent — 2014 This image comes from an anonymous blog written by someone who works in interpretation at Yosemite National Park. It shows a portion of Twenty Hill Hollow. (For other images, visit the blog.) The writer visited this area in late February 2014, mainly to watch birds, and describes… Read More Twenty Hill Hollow

Introducing the Baselines Project

The Baselines Project is an attempt to assemble evocative side-by-side depictions of ‘baseline’ and ‘degraded natural’ ecosystems. Acknowledging that ecosystems are never static entities, ‘baseline’ means ‘before significant human impact.’ A ‘degraded natural’ ecosystem is one which is no longer baseline, but which is isn’t currently an anthropogenic landscape category. Urban areas, agriculture, parks, etc… Read More Introducing the Baselines Project

Who we are

Core lab personnel PI: Gareth Russell Gareth Russell is an Associate Professor of Ecology in the Federated Department of Biological Sciences at NJIT. He started at NJIT in 2005 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences — a time before there even was a Department of Biological Sciences! From 2014 to 2020… Read More Who we are