BES Project Director chats with "Leaf Litter"

Network News Spring 2010, Vol. 23 No. 1
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The Leaf Litter newsletter, which is published by Biohabitats , recently featured the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES) LTER.  Biohabitats is a national firm that does ecological design and restoration. 

Reporter Amy Nelson interviewed BES Project Director Steward Pickett about BES and the nature of long-term ecological research. Among the issues covered were challenges and benefits of urban ecological research, reasons why Baltimore was a suitable site for urban research, multi-institutional partnerships, the nature of integrated research, and the policy relevance of BES findings.  The entire interview can be found at