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We are a conservation science and quantitative ecology lab in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Maryland. Our lab envisions cities where nature and people thrive together. Our mission is to undertake scientific research that supports ecological and conservation-minded urban design, planning, and policy. We use theories and principles in ecology and conservation science to provide evidence-based solutions that simultaneously conserve biological diversity and improve the lives of urban residents.

Recent Lab News

05-07-2024: Check out the new Ecology Data Paper that our lab contributed data to. Congrats to Merri and Dan on another publication?

03-28-2024: Congratulations to Merri for passing her Ph.D. defense!!! Another graduate student has fledged from the Lab!

11-20-2023: Congratulations to Dan for passing his comprehensive exams and advancing to candidacy!