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Pre- and post-monitoring pollinator habitats at Middle Bass, South Bass, and Kelleys Islands

OSU Stone Laboratory Research Experiences for Undergraduates student Kevli Sheth worked with Lisa Brohl on a comparison of our proposed Rusty-patched bumblebee pollinator habitats with those already established on Kelleys Island. Her presentation and final paper are on our website at www.lakeerieislandsconservancy.org. Kevli was wonderful to work with and has left us a wealth of pre-monitoring information to move forward with our Conservancy pollinator work funded by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Thanks to the property owners for access as well as OSU Stone Lab for the support. Special thanks to Jackie Taylor at the Kelleys Island Field Station and Chris Ashley at the Kelleys Island State Park for the transportation and knowledge shared on this project.
 
Dr. Amy Alford of the Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center mentored REU student Juan Flores who studied the mammal populations of South Bass and Middle Bass Island working mainly in our PIBTPD preserves. His final paper is attached here as well. His work with estimating white-tail deer populations will be of interest to island residents.
 
 
A Comprehensive Survey of the Mammals of South Bass Island  By Juan Flores, Advisor Dr. Amy Alford
 
 

Sheth-REU-Final-presentation.pdf

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Kevli Sheth, Advisor: Lisa Kutschbach-Brohl