July 30, 2019

(This article was originally published in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County's Naturalist magazine. Link here.)

Libby Ellwood, a Research Fellow at the La Brea Tar Pits, stood in front of a boisterous group of 7th graders at Los Angeles Academy Middle Scho...

**Originally published in EurekAlert**

As climate change looms, we urgently need to understand how ecosystems will respond. Plant phenology, or the timing of developmental events like flowering, offers a powerful lens to make sense of the changes we are likely to see. P...

November 8, 2017

I was recently interviewed for GOOD magazine about the work La Brea Tar Pits is doing to engage young citizen scientists in sorting microfossils for research. Read the full article here.

November 8, 2017

The application of a species-extinction model allows improved determination of the timing of phenological events,

and increases the breadth of data types that can be mined and compared in phenology research. Read more in my review of the recent Pearse et al. article in...

September 14, 2017

This interview was originally published here:

Libby Ellwood, Primack Lab alumna and researcher extraordinaire, will be taking over the @TerriersAtWork twitter account next Tuesday, Septemb...

iDigBio continued its 4-year presence at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) conference this year from 5-10 August 2017. Since our first year attending this conference in 2014, with just a booth in the exhibitor hall, we have increased our involvement and deepened...

Every six years, botanists gather to discuss the latest discoveries and goals for plant science research at the International Botanical

Congress, this year hosted by Shenzhen, China, from 23-29 July 2017. This phenomenal event, with more than 7,000 delegates, was held a...

April 4, 2017

I'm thrilled to share the news that our Special Issue, "The role of citizen science in biological conservation", has been published as the April issue of Biological Conservation. This project began two years ago, at the inaugural Citizen Science Association meeting in...

January 26, 2017

 (This post was originally published here by Jeremiah Bender. I have reposted it below. Thanks for a wonderful evening CCBER!)

On Monday evening CCBER had the pleasure of hosting Libby Ellwood, PhD, for the first talk in our Winter 2017 Conservation and Restoration Ecol...

May 20, 2016

This week, the field of citizen science got another notch in its belt with the publication of the first issue of the new journal, Citizen Science Theory and Practice. Rick Bonney, Caren Cooper, and Heidi Ballard lay out their plans for this journal and how it fits into...

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