Tuesday Talks

Please join us for our free Tuesday Talk series, Tuesdays 7:30 p.m. at the billy barr community center at RMBL

 2019 Tuesday Seminars at RMBL


Public lecture in the bbcc. Photo by Jen Pierson

11 June – 6th Annual RMBL Research Sampler (Hosts: Jennie Reithel & Rosemary Smith):


 18 June – Cassie Stoddard – Princeton University and RMBL (Host: David Inouye)

“The visual world of broad-tailed hummingbirds”


25 June – (Host:) Pieter Johnson – University of Colorado (Host: Bobbi Peckarsky) –

“The parasite paradox: using community ecology to help resolve the diversity-disease debates”


July 2 – Janneke Hille Ris Lambers- University of Washington- Grad Student Invited Speaker (Host: Annika Nelson)

“When do flowers flower? Impacts of climate change on high mountain wildflowers”


9 July– Caitlin Wells – Colorado State University (Host: Dirk Van Vuren)

“Sisters, mothers, and others: how kin shape the life-history of an asocial squirrel”


16 July – Riccardo Bommarco – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Douglass Distinguished Lecturer  (Host: Brian Inouye)

“Adopting food web ecology to understand ecosystem functioning”


17 JulyRiccardo Bommarco – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Douglass Distinguished Lecturer – (Host: Brian Inouye) Public lecture

“The insects that safeguard our food production”


23 July – Dan Gruner – University of Maryland and NSF (Host: Kailen Mooney)

“The integrative ecology of invasive wood-boring insects”


30 July – Paul Wolf – Utah State University (Hosts: Rick Williams and Rosemary Smith) “Evolutionary genomics of ferns (and other things with big genomes)”


6 August – Rosemary Smith (Host: Rick Williams)

“Keep calm and carrion: burying beetles in a Rocky Mountain ecosystem”


13 August Jeff Deems – National Snow and Ice Data Center