Biological control of invasive plants; Evolution and developmental biology of insects
Understanding controls over plant community change; Species introductions effects on ecosystem composition, structure and functioning
Biological control of invasive plants and insects, molecular ecology and parasitology.
Restoration ecology, T&E bird surveys, red-legged frog, tidewater goby, botanic surveys
My work is focuses on applied ecology and multi-trophic interactions in riparian and coastal wetland systems. Research topics include the effects of invasive species on natural communities, mechanisms of invasion, plant conservation, tri-trophic interactions, and biological control. I also conduct large-scale restoration and effectiveness monitoring projects in riparian systems.
Geology/fluvial geomorphology; Landscape assessment and restoration planning
Riparian ecology and vegetation science; Restoration for biodiversity enhancement - fish and riparian birds