The annual Deer Management program in the EcoPreserve is upon us! The Bow Hunting season for deer management starts December 17, 2016 through February 19,2017. For more information on the Deer Management Program, such as why or how we are conducting this program: Please Click Here
Join us for a fascinating stroll through the fall foliage of the Rutgers Ecological Preserve on Livingston Campus. Enjoy the hidden gem of Rutgers University while learning more about its history. Where: RU Ecopreserve at the Kiosk near the Livingston Circle When: Sunday, October 30 at 2 PM – 4 PM Parking: Will be available in the Scarlet Lot next to the Business Building on Livingston Campus. Facebook: Here
Students from the Principles of Natural Resource Management course undertook a series of hands-on projects out in the EcoPreserve during the Fall 2015 semester. These projects included everything from the installation of bat maternity colony nesting (see photo above),solitary bee and bluebird boxes to riparian zone, pollinator meadow and vernal pool restoration projects to monitoring of small & large mammal populations, invasive plant species and diseased trees.
Kiosk designer, Brian Curry, inspecting the completed Kontos kiosk To foster greater connections between the EcoPreserve and adjacent Livingston Campus, a new set of trails and gateway kiosk linking to the Rockafeller Road-Avenue E Roundabout were developed in 2013-2014. The newly completed gateway kiosk is dedicated to the memory of Charlie Kontos, Jr. At the time of his death in 2010, Charlie was in the process of completing the doctoral program at Rutgers in the Department of Ecology, Evolution…