NYT reports on UMaine small mammal research

The New York Times featured the research of Alessio Mortelliti, associate professor of wildlife habitat conservation, and Ivy Yen, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology at the University of Maine, about how mice contribute to ecosystem construction of forests. “People see that a forest is regenerating, but what people don’t see is that the forest is regenerating following the decisions of small mammals,” Mortelliti told the NYT. The Society of Environmental Journalists and 3 Quarks Daily shared the NYT report.