Interested in becoming an Associate Editor?

We are currently seeking new Associate Editors for Journal of Applied Ecology and invite anyone interested in joining the board to contact the editorial office (admin@journalofappliedecology.org) with your CV or link to your institutional/personal webpage and a brief outline of your reviewing or editorial experience. The closing date for applications is midnight BST Thursday 7 May. ***Applications are now closed*** We are looking for researchers … Continue reading Interested in becoming an Associate Editor?

A practical guide to prioritize efforts to prevent the spread of invasive species

In this post, Shelley Arnott discusses a paper she recently handled by Ben Stewart-Koster and colleagues “Integrating landscape connectivity and habitat suitability to guide offensive and defensive invasive species management” Also, see Ben Stewart-Koster’s post about his article “Lake Invaders! Can they get here and will they like it when they arrive?” Preventing the spread of invasive species to new habitats is critical for minimizing ecological … Continue reading A practical guide to prioritize efforts to prevent the spread of invasive species

Lake Invaders! Can they get here and will they like it when they arrive?

In this post, Ben Stewart-Koster talks about his recent paper with Julian D. Olden & Pieter T.J. Johnson “Integrating landscape connectivity and habitat suitability to guide offensive and defensive invasive species management” Also, see the Associate Editor, Shelly Arnott’s blog post about this article “A practical guide to prioritize efforts to prevent the spread of invasive species“ Invasive species – these days they’re almost everywhere, and spreading … Continue reading Lake Invaders! Can they get here and will they like it when they arrive?

Remote cameras help ecologists understand community-level responses

In this post, Paul Lukacs discusses a paper he recently handled by Mathias Tobler and colleagues “Spatiotemporal hierarchical modelling of species richness and occupancy using camera trap data” Flipping through the pages (or scrolling through the links) of almost any applied ecological journal, you might begin to think that there is a remote camera placed in almost every patch of forest or on every fencepost. … Continue reading Remote cameras help ecologists understand community-level responses

Exotic trees at risk of native insect attack

In this post, Manuela Branco talks about her recent paper “Host range expansion of native insects to exotic trees increases with area of introduction and the presence of congeneric native trees” Also, see Manuela’s cartoon illustrating how host range expansion of native insects to exotic trees increases with area of introduction and the presence of congeneric native trees Exotic tree species are used worldwide for planting, … Continue reading Exotic trees at risk of native insect attack