2019 Student Research Symposium

Our summer session concludes with a symposium that highlights research conducted by students at Au Sable during the summer. This summer’s symposium, held earlier this week, focused on the following projects:

Boardman River Dams Project Macroinvertebrate Study

  • Glen Adams, Southern Nazarene University, OK

  • Miranda Sams, Cedarville University, OH

  • James Eapen, Calvin University, MI

Reforestation of Vacant Oil Pads in Northern Lower Michigan

  • Janay Faulkner, Calvin University, MI

  • Patrick Kitzel, Southern Nazarene University, OK

Nest Predation in Ovenbirds

  • Ethan Cherry, The Master’s University, CA

  • Caylen Hobart, The Master’s University, CA

  • Jack Underwood, The Master’s University, CA

Congratulations to these students for their hard work that furthers our scientific understanding of ecology, conservation, and ecological restoration.

Photos by Connor Carr