AUNE Environmental Studies Students Show Their Stuff

Environmental Studies students presented their research projects through talks and posters, on Saturday, April 2, in the Community Room at Antioch University New England (AUNE). The tenth annual Environmental Studies Research Symposium was an opportunity for students to show their work to the AUNE community and the general public.

Peter Palmiotto, director of the Conservation Biology program, opened the symposium. Presentations cover the broad areas of vertebrate habitat, ecosystem dynamics, and restoration and public-environment relationships.

Students each had fifteen minutes to talk about the progress of their research and to answer questions. Some of the topics they presented:

Behavior and latrine use by river otters on Martha’s Vineyard.
Youth gambling problems in Windham County, Vermont.
The movement of bobcats crossing highways in southwest New Hampshire.
Hedgehogs and their habitat in Mongolia.
Sharing knowledge about alpine stewardship programs in the Northeast.
Restoring alewives to the Maine island of North Haven.
Restoring trout to northern New Hampshire’s Indian Stream, a tributary of the Connecticut River.
Reversing the decline of Eastern towhees.
Behavior of captive black-handed spider monkeys in Mexico.
How soil crusts of lichen and moss affect the establishment of dune plants on Cape Cod.
Restoration of a mangrove grove in the Bahamas.
How recolonizing softshell clams in coastal Massachusetts affects algae blooms.

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