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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

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Citizen science: Research Museums Center prairie restoration project begins

“The goal of the prairie restoration project is to restore part of the RMC grounds to a pollinator friendly prairie with Michigan native plants.” ~ Dr. Erika Tucker, Insect Division collection manager, U-M Museum of Zoology

EEB photo for the ages

The EEB group photo and an identification key will be placed in a 100-year time capsule that will be sealed beneath one of the pumas that flank the front entrance of the Museum of Natural History.

RESEARCH FEATURE

Expanding fungal diversity, one cell at a time 

They can be found on forest floors, in swamps and in houses, ranging in size from smaller than the period on your smartphone’s keyboard to stretching over several city blocks. More than a million species of fungi are estimated to live on this planet, but most of that diversity remains unknown because the fungi have avoided detection and have not been cultured for study in laboratories.

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