Group photo at Asilomar 2018 All Scientists Meeting)

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We are over 2000 researchers at 28 sites who apply long-term observation, experiments, and modeling to understand how ecological systems function over decades. Read All…


LTER research integrates many disciplines to understand ecological processes as they play out at individual sites, while synthetic studies reveal broader principles that operate at a global scale. Read All…


Long-term relationships with schools, community groups, resource managers, and landowners provide a foundation for innovative education and outreach programs. Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from working with a diverse and close-knit community of researchers. Read All…


Nothing says “tree hugging” like automated point and band dendrometers! Scientists try out new sensors ⁦@HubbardBrookNH⁩ to capture nuance of tree growth! #treegrowth #dendrometer #scienceyoucanuse #ecology

Did you join us at the @KelloggBioStn @KBSLTER Spring K-12 Teacher Workshop and are looking for the resources presented? We posted about our session here and included all the links to materials! https://t.co/XLeuOPHO8w #MSUKBS @AngleMarcia @dizylizie33

Because of their beauty, the decline of #butterflies has been extensively studied. The lessons learned from butterflies can be applied to insect decline across the globe. Read more about the value of the rarest butterflies here! https://t.co/dktKjpPDVj @nickmhaddad #MSUKBS

@Nature_VA is hiring a coastal conservation technician for a summer of work here in the VCR. Friends and graduates of @vcrlter are encouraged to apply! Birds, beaches, conservation, boats...it's a legit summer.
#conservationemployment #scijobs

That's the ticket! @KBSLTER #REU Audrey Hogenkamp: "I learned the importance of not being afraid to ask when you are unsure about something." https://t.co/3vEkufYxyk

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  • IMC_decadal_review

    April 23, 2019  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | https://asu.zoom.us/j/264663089
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  • UFERN Webinar: Student Recruitment and Selection into STEM Undergraduate Research Programs

    May 8, 2019  10:00 am - 11:00 am | webinar: preregistration required
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  • LTER Science Council Meeting

    May 13, 2019 - May 16, 2019   | Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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  • Information Managers Watercooler

    May 20, 2019  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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  • June 27, 2019 - June 29, 2019   | Council on Undergraduate Research: Building and Enhancing Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry Programs
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  • 2019 ESIP Summer Meeting & LTER IM Meeting

    July 15, 2019  8:00 am - July 19, 2019  5:00 pm | Greater Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Commerce Street, Tacoma, WA, 98402, USA
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