ES Professors Present at Conservation Biology Conferences in Montpellier, France
Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Casey Wilson and Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Beth Choate traveled to Montpellier, France to present at the 27th International Congress of Conservation Biology and 4th European Conference for Conservation Biology. Professor Wilson presented “A New Threat to Pennsylvania’s (USA) Most Diverse Stream: The Invasion of Round Gobies into a New Watershed.” The poster discussed the implications of round gobies, an invasive fish species, moving into the French Creek watershed and the dietary overlap between gobies and native darters. Professor Choate presented “Give them dessert first? Increasing beneficial invertebrates in wheat agroecosystems,” which discussed the role of sugar in attracting natural insect predators to wheat.