Condon publishes new research in Science

Marty Condon, professor of biology at Cornell College, has studied flies in the tropics for years. In a paper published in Science this week, she reports evidence that there is more to a fly’s ecological niche than where it lives and what it eats—you have to look at what eats the fly, as well. Read More

Walsh discovers passion for wildlife education

Six courses traveled to tropical field stations in February

Linked courses study wildlife conservation in Costa Rica

Research on ornate box turtles in Iowa  


Rain forest fruit fly wing comparisons  


Entomology class visits local prairie  


Block 1 Wilderness Term in northern Minnesota  


Fire coral research in The Bahamas  


Assisting with Operation Walk in El Salvador  


Tropical plant/insect research in Ecuador  


Collecting bromeliads for study in Florida  


Tracking wolves and lynx in Minnesota  


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