VCE Director of Science Named Elective Member of American Ornithological Society
August 17, 2017
EAST LANSING, MI — Dr. John Lloyd, the director of science at the Vermont Center for Ecostudies (VCE), and 58 others were named Elective Members of the American Ornithological Society (AOS) at the opening of their annual conference earlier this month. Each is selected by their peers for their significant contributions to ornithology and/or service to the society.
Lloyd becomes the third scientist at VCE to be named an Elective Member of the AOS; Kent McFarland was named an Elective Member in 2007 and Chris Rimmer has been an Elective Member since 2002 and a Fellow of the AOS since 2012. New Elective Members are nominated each year by current Elective Members, Fellows, or by AOS’ nominations committee, and are confirmed through a vote of the current Elective Members and Fellows.
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Vermont Launches Public Online Atlas of Damselflies and Dragonflies
April 21, 2017
Scientists in Vermont today launched an online atlas of damselflies and dragonflies, allowing anyone to report, track, study, discover or simply enjoy the charismatic insects. The Vermont Damselfly and Dragonfly Atlas presents vivid photos, real-time distribution maps and written profiles for 143 species found everywhere from backyard ponds to remote bogs and swamps.
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