Excerpts from a letter to my senators

Recently the Ecological Society of America asked its members to write to their congressional representatives about federal science funding. Here are some excerpts from the letter I just sent to Arizona’s two senators, Jeff Flake and John McCain: I am writing to you about the FY18 appropriations bill, requesting that you take steps to restore…

Bubble nesting with Wallace’s flying frog

What happens late at night in a field camp? Usually, not much beyond eating, cleaning gear, and preparing data and instruments for another day of work. But the forest remains full of promise, and the possibility of exploration is there. On our project in northern Borneo, I had occasion one evening to be out walking…