img_1346PhD Student Farah Carrasco’s work with Dr. Tremaine Gregory from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute showed that > 20 mammal species used natural canopy bridges to cross over linear clearings resulting from natural gas pipelines in the Peruvian rain forests.  The article published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution (Vol. 5: 443, 2014) was recent picked up by Science magazine (click here to see news post) and Discover (click here to see blog post).  Farah just completed her 1st year as a PhD student in UF’s SNRE and TCD program.