Dr. Becky Ostertag’s publication wins Bradshaw Medal

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 6:11pm by

The Society for Ecological Restoration recently presented the Bradshaw Medal to two outstanding papers published in its peer-reviewed journal,¬†Restoration Ecology. Named for famed British ecologist and restoration pioneer Tony Bradshaw, the award honors scientific papers that advance the field of restoration ecology in a significant way. Susan Cordell, Rebecca Ostertag, Jen√© Michaud, and Laura Warman published “Quandaries of a decade‚Äźlong restoration experiment trying to reduce invasive species: beat them, join them, give up, or start over?”¬†¬†Their¬†study investigated the most effective way to reforest native species in Hawai‚Äôi to recover biodiversity.¬† Ostertag¬†is a member of the Biology department and Michaud is a member of the Geology department at UH Hilo, while Cordell and Warman are affiliated with the USDA Forest Service Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry.¬†Full article:¬†https://www.ser.org/news/434318/