Chronic pharmaceutical pollution passes up the food web
Mosquito repellent can be lethal to predators that control their numbers
maine coastal fog
Microbes and species known to cause respiratory infections
Conditions that regulate numbers of infected ticks


Science Conversation: Our Rivers and Streams are on Drugs

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

Join us for a conversation on how swimming in a cocktail of pharmaceutical pollution impacts aquatic life. Discover how food webs are altered and drugs are passed to bugs, spiders, fish, platypus, and other animals


Emerald ash borer

Imported forest pests: What are the impacts and who pays?

Imported pests threaten forest health, local economies, and the benefits trees provide to cities and communities.

Our Science

mouse tick

Infectious Diseases

Illuminating how environmental conditions shape disease risk.


Urban Ecology

Studying how cities can be designed to be resilient and sustainable.

hudson river studies

Freshwater Health

Monitoring the quality of our streams, lakes, and rivers.

invasive earthworm

Invasive Species

Understanding how invasive species impact our forest and freshwater resources.


Climate Change

Preparing for the future, from extreme weather to species shifts.

ecotots program

Outreach & Education

Educating decision makers, teachers, students, and the general public.

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