GDPE ranks among the nation’s top Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Programs. We have an an ongoing tradition of research excellence, publication and post-graduate placement.
GDPE is recognized as a Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence at Colorado State University. Our students and faculty are engaged in research across all levels of ecology.
October 14, 2020
Research Ecologist &
USDA – ARS
“From droughts to deluges: The ecological impacts of precipitation extremes on dryland ecosystems”
November 4, 2020
Professor, Dept. Soil & Crop Sciences
Senior Scientist, Natural Resource Ecology Lab
“Advancing understanding of soil organic matter to provide solutions to our wicked challenges”
February 18, 2021
Professor, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia
“Worms, Germs, and Buffalo: a Coinfection Story”
March 18, 2021
Danforth Distinguished Professor, Biology, Washington University
“Using Experiments in Nature to Study Evolution in Real Time: Research on Lizard Adaptation in the Bahamas”
April 22, 2021
Professor, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University
“What can pollinators tell us about biodiversity and ecosystem services in real-world landscapes?”
The FRSES offers students in environmental science, conservation biology, ecology, and related fields an opportunity to present work, share ideas and meet other participants from across Colorado.
Individuals interested in joining our program are encouraged to visit in mid-February during FRSES. It’s a great time to talk with students and faculty in GDPE.