Group photo at Asilomar 2018 All Scientists Meeting)

Who We Are

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…


Internship announcement! We’re looking for a science #communication intern to help refine and begin implementing a communications plan for the US National Vegetation Classification. Apply now for this part-time, paid, remote role. https://t.co/d4T111xvJq #scicomm #scicommjobs

I'm a recent PhD ecologist studying salamanders. This has brought incredible critters and places into my life, but very few other black faces. Here's to a future where being #BlackInNature is safe, accessible, and affirmed by all #BlackBirdersWeek #RepresentationMatters


Whether it's as a scientist, engineer, doctor, estates manager (the list is endless!), If you're Black & have been involved in polar research, please say hi! We want to update the sepia toned image of Polar Explorers!
#BlackInNature #black2nature #BlackBirders #BlackAFinSTEM


Communicating about #BlackLivesMatter (THREAD)

Over the past week, protests erupted around the US and the world in response to the murder of George Floyd, highlighting systemic racism and over-policing of black communities


@britlc3 and I will be participating in a RET program at Michigan State this summer researching Monarch Butterflies. The goal is to learn about the science and share it with our students. Thanks @KaraHaaSciEd @ReGrowMilkweed @KBSLTER

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  • Blanchard: LTER EMERGENT group, Paseo Room (cancelled)

    June 2, 2020 - June 4, 2020  
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  • Anthropause kickoff Meeting

    June 12, 2020  9:00 am - 10:30 am
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  • Information Managers Watercooler

    June 14, 2020  12:00 am - 1:00 am
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  • ESIP Summer Meeting

    July 14, 2020 - July 24, 2020   | https://2020esipsummermeeting.sched.com/
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  • Ecological Society of America Meeting

    August 2, 2020 - August 7, 2020   | Salt Lake City
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  • Information Managers Annual Meeting (deferred)

    August 2, 2020 | Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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