Congratulations to Dr. Christina Aiello, who was chosen as one of only three Conway Science Fellows for 2019! Christina and Clint will work to better understand the threats facing a desert bighorn sheep metapopulation in California, and develop ways to facilitate collaboration across federal and state agencies to preserve this iconic species.

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Bumble bee; photo by Dr Jim Rivers

In collaboration with researchers from the OSU College of Forestry, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, and the Oregon Department of Agriculture, the Epps Lab is making its first foray into invertebrate genetics!

Read more about the quest to better understand the role of native forest-dwelling insects in the pollination of agricultural crops here.