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Here you will find a collection of press releases regarding College of Biological researchers and discoveries.

The butterfly effect

Road salt takes a toll on lakes and rivers, but what about its impact on the organisms that live and forage at the asphalt’s edge?

Image of Emilie Snell-Rood in office

A rare opportunity to see a rare bird

Cedar Creek Ecosystem Sciences Reserve opens its doors June 14 for the day to give the

public a chance to see the resident population of Red-Headed Woodpeckers.

One of the largest breeding populations of Red-Headed Woodpeckers calls Cedar Creek Ecosystem Reserve in East Bethel, MN home.Photo of red-headed woodpecker in tree On Saturday, June 14, the eco

U of M-led study finds herbivores can offset loss of plant biodiversity in grasslands

Research spanning six continents sheds light on important interactions among nutrients, grazers and plants

Two impacts often controlled by humans — being fertilized and being eaten — can combine to the benefit of biodiversity, according to an innovative international study led by U of M researchers Elizabeth Borer and Eric Seabloom.