The Quiet Corner



2018 Summer Internship in Field Ecology

Owning the Wilderness

Yale-Myers forest was featured in the New Journal. Check out the article here.

Forest Orchard Demonstration Project

Yale Forests is a new partner with the Climate Change Response Network and our Forest Orchard is a featured project. Check it out here

Summer Seminars

The 2017 Summer Seminar Series is coming up. See the speakers and directions on the poster here.

Research Reports

New research bulletin highlights forthcoming results of ecosystem studies in our forests: visit our Research Reports page

Yale F&ES Blog
Check out blog these blog posts from recent events at the forest.

Quiet Corner Initiative

Our Quiet Corner Initative page has resources for conservation professionals, area landowners, and students alike. Explore the site to learn about all the exciting progress QCI is making toward collaborative regional woodland management!

The Quiet Corner Initiative in the News
Check out an article on our own QCI in the hartford courant here

And check out the Environment Yale Magazine article here

And, an article about the Management Plans Class in Yale Scientific here

Yale-Toumey forest blog

The wildflowers and management of Yale-Toumey forest is featured in a lovely blog post by New Hampshire Garden Solutions. Check out the article here.

Annual Newsletter

Our 2016 annual update on the forest

Common Plants of the Quiet Corner

New guide to common plants in the region

Recent Publications

Hall, E. M., Steven P. Brady, Nichole M. Mattheus, Ryan L. Earley, Molly Diamond, Erica J. Crespi, Physiological consequences of exposure to salinized roadside ponds on wood frog larvae and adults, Biological Conservation, Volume 209, May 2017, Pages 98-106, ISSN 0006-3207,

Crespi, Erica J., et al. "Geophysiology of Wood Frogs: Landscape Patterns of Prevalence of Disease and Circulating Hormone Concentrations across the Eastern Range." Integrative and comparative biology 55.4 (2015): 602-617. DOI:

Hall, Emily M., et al. "Evaluating environmental DNA‚Äźbased quantification of ranavirus infection in wood frog populations." Molecular ecology resources 16.2 (2016): 423-433. DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12461

Covey, K.R., de Mesquita, C.B., Oberle, B., Maynard, D.S., Bettigole, C., Crowther, T.W., Duguid, M.C., Steven, B., Zanne, A.E., Lapin, M. and Ashton, M.S., 2016. Greenhouse trace gases in deadwood. Biogeochemistry, 130(3), pp.215-226. doi:10.1007/s10533-016-0253-1

Holgerson, M.A., C.J. Zappa, P.A. Raymond. 2016. Substantial overnight reaeration by convective cooling discovered in pond ecosystems. Geophysical Research Letters 43: 8044-8051. DOI: 10.1002/2016GL070206

Holgerson, M.A., D.M. Post, and D.K. Skelly. 2016. Reconciling the role of terrestrial leaves in pond food webs: A whole-ecosystem experiment. Ecology 97: 1771-1782. DOI: 10.1890/15-1848.1

Rosenblatt, A.E., Crowley, B.T., and Schmitz, O.J. 2016. Linking trophic interactions to plasticity in thermal sensitivity of geographically separated populations of a herbivore. Evolutionary Ecology doi 10.1007/s10682-016-9827-6.

Schmitz, O.J., A.E. Rosenblatt, and M. Smylie. 2016. Temperature dependence of predation stress and the nutritional ecology of a generalist herbivore. Ecology 97: 3119-3130. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1524

Duguid, M. C., Morrell, E. H., Goodale, E., & Ashton, M. S. (2016). Changes in breeding bird abundance and species composition over a 20year chronosequence following shelterwood harvests in oak-hardwood forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 376, 221-230. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2016.06.010

Kolozsvary, M. B., and M. A. Holgerson. "Creating Temporary Pools as Wetland Mitigation: How Well Do They Function?." Wetlands (2016): 1-11.

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