Jen Costanza

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About Jen Costanza

Jen is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at NC State University, where she works on issues related to landscape ecology, landscape dynamics, and conservation biology.

Newly revised & digitized range map of southeastern pine savannas and woodlands

For the first time, we have produced a digitized and newly revised range map of longleaf and slash pine savannas and woodlands across the Southeast. This range map incorporates the latest information on the geographic variation among pine savanna and woodland communities, which will be critical for prioritizing regional conservation, restoration, and management strategies. To [...]

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Focal Species for Connectivity Analysis in the Southeast

What do black bears, timber rattlesnakes, and Rafinesque’s big-eared bats have in common? They all use bottomland hardwood forests as habitat and they will all be initial focal species for a research project on regional habitat connectivity in the Southeast.   On December 3 and 4, 2012, science coordinators and other staff from the Southeastern [...]

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