I am a community ecologist interested in the structure and function of species interactions.
View of McLaughlin Reserve from a serpentine hilltop
One of my trusty parental field assistants
Mimulus blooming along Lake Berryessa (CA)
Loading up on chaparral caterpillars
One of the first (well, the 36th-ish!) dissertation caterpillars
Field pup Peanut
Off to prototype a wood-frame bird exclosure!
PVC bird exclosures + fire = modern art
A single survivor of the Jerusalem Fire (Lake Co.)
Proserpinus lucidus visits Donald (Of the Donald and Sylvia McLaughlin Reserve)
Strauss lab field trip to Table Mountain for wildflowers!
A plant evolutionary biologist tries to catch bugs
Marge hunts for Streptanthus
Marge and Sharon on a lab outing to look for Streptanthus!
Strymon melinus on Chlorogalum
Anza Borrego caterpillaring with Dave Wagner (UCONN)
Among the Ocatillo