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January 2012 | (pdf)

Barbara Lynn Peckarsky

Honorary Fellow and Adjunct Professor
Departments of Zoology and Entomology
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706
email: peckarsky@wisc.edu

Professor Emeritus
Department of Entomology,
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853

EDUCATION

BS: June 1969, Zoology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
MS: August 1971, Zoology-Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison
PhD: May 1979, Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin, Madison


EMPLOYMENT

1979-1985 Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Cornell University
1985-1991 Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, Cornell University
1991-2005 Professor, Department of Entomology, Cornell University
2003-2005 Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University
2005 – Emeritus Professor, Cornell University
2005 – Honorary Fellow, University of Wisconsin
2007 – Adjunct Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Honorary Lectureships and Awards

2008- Award of Excellence, North American Benthological Society
2006- Erskine Visiting Fellowship, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ
2005-2007 – National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis; Working Group: “When, and how much, does fear matter? Quantitatively assessing the impact of predator intimidation of prey on community dynamics”
2003-2004 – SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
1999- Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Professor of Merit Award,
Selected by the Class of 99
1993- Visiting Eminent Ecologist, Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University
1990 and 1992- Rolling Stonefly News award for excellence in research
1987- Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in Germany
1983- Weese Lecturer, University of Oklahoma
1982- Nordic Council of Ecology Lecturer, Lund, Sweden
1980- Elected to Sigma Xi
1979 - Elected to Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society
1978- UW Zoology Departmental Fellowship for outstanding finishing graduate student
1977- UW Vilas Fellowship

Professional Service

Environmental Law & Policy Center Science Advisory Council
2006-present

Black Earth Creek Watershed Coalition Board of Trustees
2005-present

Ecological Society of America:
1981-1985 - Membership Committee
1994-1987 - Mercer Award Committee
1997-1999 - Honorary Membership Award Committee

Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
1982-1992 - Board of Trustees
1990-1992 - Vice President

North American Benthological Society
1984- Executive Committee
1992, 1996 (Chair) Distinguished Benthologist Committee
2000-2002 - Long Range Planning Committee
2002-2007 - Hynes Award Committee

 

Journals and Funding Agencies

1997-2000 - Associate editor Ecology and Ecological Monographs

1991-1993- Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Life Sciences Review Panel

1990 and 1992- Committee of Visitors invited to evaluate the Ecology program of NSF

1987- NSF Workshop on factors controlling community structure and function in tropical and temperate streams

1986-1987- Associate Editor for Journal of the North American Benthological Society

 


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Field studies on the life history, behavior, population and community ecology of stream-dwelling organisms; mechanisms, direct and indirect consequences and evolution of predator-prey and grazer-algal interactions; invertebrates as indicators of stream water quality


EXTERNAL FUNDING  

1977-1978: National Academy of Sciences ($ 1,200) - Interactions among benthic insects within the substrate of stony streams.

1977: Univ. of Wisconsin Zoology Dept. ($150) - Davis Travel Grant

1977-1978: National Science Foundation ($3,509) - Dissertation Research: Interactions among benthic invertebrates within the substrate of stony streams

1978: Univ. of Wisconsin ($204) - Davis Travel Grant

1978: U.S. Trout and Salmon Foundation ($600) Environmental assessment of Colorado streams.
1979: NSF ($ 13,982) Postdoctoral fellowship: Mayfly- stonefly interactions-observations within stony streams.

1981: CALS-Cornell: ($ 5,900) - Development of keys to the aquatic insects of New York State.
1982: Ecosystem Research Center ($ 2,500) - Biotic interactions or abiotic limitations? A model of lotic community structure.

1983-1985: NSF ($147,013) - Predator-prey interactions and stream invertebrate community structure

1984: NSF ($ 7,000) - Dissertation Research (LeeAnne Martinez): Chemoreception in aquatic mayfly and stonefly nymphs and its relationship to predator-prey interactions

1984: CALS-Cornell ($900) - Scanning electron microscopy of mayfly and stonefly sensory systems.

1984: CALS-Cornell ($6,000) - Control of nuisance caddisflies on the Niagara River.

1985: Cornell University Women's Development Fund ($ 2,000) Preparation for publication of Keys to the NYS Aquatic Invertebrates.

1985: CALS-Cornell ($ 1,000) - Travel grant for study at scientific institutions in foreign countries.

1986-1989: NSF ($209,000) - Role of stonefly predation in stream invertebrate communities

1988: CALS book fund ($5,000) - Preparation of illustrations for Cornell University Press textbook on Freshwater Macroinvertebrates.

1989: American Philosophical Society ($3,000) - Direct and indirect effects of watershed acidification on aquatic insects.

1990-1993: NSF ($260,000) - Causes of selective predation and consequences of predator avoidance by stream-dwelling insects

1992: NSF ($5,000) REU Supplement (Bradley Taylor): Effects of body size on fitness of stoneflies

1991-1993: NSF ($9,000) - Dissertation Research (Peter Ode): The influence of concurrent costs and risks on the foraging behavior of grazing mayflies

1992-1994: NSF ($9,514) - Dissertation Research (Sarah Vance): Direct and indirect effects of mermithid parasites on a stream-dwelling mayfly

1994-1997: NSF ($261,102) - Consequences of larval interactions to mayfly survival, fecundity and population growth

1994: NSF ($12,061) Travel grant from the International Programs Office for sabbatical in Australia

1997-2000: NSF ($200,642) - Collaborative Research: Effects of predators on resource heterogeneity: a behavioral trophic cascade (with A. R. McIntosh)

1997: NSF: ($5,000) - REU (Sean Gross): Effects of habitat on salmonid distributions in Rocky Mountain streams

1998-2000: NSF ($9,000) - Dissertation Research (Chris Caudill): Population dynamics of aquatic insects in beaver ponds: influence of dispersal, behavior and predators

2001-2005: NSF ($200,008) - Effects of recruitment and post-recruitment processes on abundance of stream insects: a comparative approach.

2001-2004: NSF ($10,300) - Dissertation Research (Kate Macneale): Dispersal within and among stream corridors: implications for the distribution and population structure of stoneflies in the White Mountain National Forest.

2001-2006 – HATCH grant ($50,000) Macroinvertebrates as indicators of impacts on stream habitat quality: integrating research, education and outreach

2002-2004: NSF ($10,000) - Dissertation Research (Andrea Encalada): Patterns, mechanisms and consequences of oviposition behavior for recruitment of the mayfly, Baetis bicaudatus.

2002: YSI ($20,000) - Funding for permanent gauging stations on the East River and Copper Creek at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

2003: NSF ($6,000) REU (Matthew Harper) - Factors affecting emergence of Baetis bicaudatus

2003: The Gunnison Angling Society, Chapter of Trout Unlimited ($4,400) - Support for stream biomonitoring activities at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

2004: NSF ($6,000) REU (Lisa Marko) – Comparing predator-induced changes in holometabolous and hemimetabolous stream insect life history traits.

2004-2007: NSF ($429,695) Acquisition of GIS and GPS Equipment by the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in order to enable High Resolution Spatially Explicit Research and Training (one of several Co-PI’s)

2006-2010: NSF ($350,000) Collaborative Research: Variation in the strength of cascading trophic interactions across a riverscape (with AR McIntosh)

2008 – 2011: NSF ($473,800) MRI: Acquisition of a Distributed Environmental Sensor Network by the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (one of several Co-PI’s))

 


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Peckarsky, B. L. 1979. Biological interactions as determinants of distributions of benthic invertebrates within the substrate of stony streams. Limnology and Oceanography 24:59-68.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1979. A review of the distribution, ecology, and evolution of the North American species of Acroneuria and six related genera (Plecoptera: Perlidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 52:787-809.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1980. Predator-prey interactions between stoneflies and mayflies: Behavioral observations. Ecology 61:932-943.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1980. The influence of detritus upon the colonization of stream invertebrates. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 37:957-963.

Peckarsky, B. L. and S. I. Dodson. 1980. Do stonefly predators influence benthic distributions in streams? Ecology 61:1275-1282.

Peckarsky, B. L. and S. I. Dodson. 1980. An experimental analysis of biological factors contributing to stream community structure. Ecology 61:1283-1290.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1981. Reply to comment by Sell. Limnology and Oceanography 26:982-987.

Peckarsky, B. L. and K. Z. Cook. 1981. The effects of Keystone Mine effluent on colonization of stream benthos. Environmental Entomology 10:861-871.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1982. Aquatic insect predator-prey relations. BioScience 32:261-266.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1983. Biotic interactions or abiotic limitations? A model of lotic community structure. pp. 303-323 In Fontaine, T. D. III and S. M. Bartell (ed.), Dynamics of lotic ecosystems. Ann Arbor Science Publ., Ann Arbor, MI.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1984. Predator-prey interactions among aquatic insects. pp. 196-254 In Resh, V. H. and D. M. Rosenberg (eds.), Ecology of aquatic insects. Praeger Press, NY.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1984. Use of behavioral experiments to test ecological theory in streams. pp. 79-97 In Barnes, J. R. and G. W. Minshall (eds.), Stream ecology: Application and testing of general ecological theory. Plenum Press, NY.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1984. Sampling the stream benthos. pp. 131-160 In Downing, J. A. and F. H. Rigler (eds.), A manual on methods for assessing secondary productivity in freshwaters. IBP Handbook #l7, 2nd Ed. Blackwell Scientific Publications.

Peckarsky, B. L. and M. A. Penton. 1985. Is predaceous stonefly behavior influenced by competition? Ecology 66:1718-1728.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1985. Do predaceous stoneflies and siltation affect the structure of stream insect communities colonizing enclosures? Canadian Journal of Zoology 63:1519-1530.

Bukantis, R. T. and B. L. Peckarsky. 1985. Emergence of adults of Agnetina capitata and Acroneuria carolinensis (Plecoptera: Perlidae). American Midland Naturalist 114:200-204.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1986. Colonization of natural substrates by stream benthos. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 43:700-9.

Hansen, M. J., S. P. Gloss and B. L. Peckarsky. 1986. Predator species richness and prey population variability: Effects on diets of benthic stream fishes. American Midland Naturalist 115:63-72.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1987. Succession, scale, and hypothesis testing in streams: A reply to Fisher. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 44:689-91.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1987. Mayfly cerci as defense against stonefly predation: deflection and detection. Oikos 48:161-70.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1988. Why predaceous stoneflies do not aggregate with their prey. Verhandlungun Internationale Verein Limnologie 23:2135-40.

Peckarsky, B. L. and M. A. Penton. 1988. Ephemerella defensive posture: a "ghost of predation past?" Oikos 53:185-93.

Meyer, J. L. et al. 1988. Elemental dynamics in streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 7:410-32.

Delucchi, C. M. and B. L. Peckarsky. 1989. Life history adaptations of insects in a temporary stream. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 8:308-21.

Peckarsky, B. L. and M. A. Penton. 1989. Early warning lowers risk of stonefly predation for a vulnerable mayfly. Oikos 54:301-9.

Peckarsky, B. L. and M. A. Penton. 1989. Mechanisms of prey selection by stream-dwelling stoneflies. Ecology 70:1203-18.

Peckarsky, B. L. and R. S. Wilcox. 1989. Stoneflies prefer hydrodynamically conspicuous prey. Oecologia 79:265-70.

Cowan, C. A. and B. L. Peckarsky. 1990. Feeding of a lotic mayfly grazer as quantified by gut fluorescence. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 9:368-378.

Cooper, S. D., S. J. Walde, and B. L. Peckarsky. 1990. Prey exchange rates and the impact of predators on prey populations in streams. Ecology 71:1503-1514.

Peckarsky, B. L., S. C. Horn, and B. Statzner. 1990. Stonefly predation along a hydraulic gradient: a test of the harsh-benign hypothesis. Freshwater Biology 24:181-191.

Peckarsky, B. L. and M. A. Penton. 1990. Effects of enclosures on stream microhabitat and invertebrate community structure. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 9:249-261.

Peckarsky, B.L. 1991. A field test of resource depression by predatory stonefly larvae. Oikos 61:3-10.

Peckarsky, B.L. 1991. Habitat selection by stream-dwelling predatory stoneflies. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 48:1069-1976.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1991. Mechanisms of intraspecific interference between stream-dwelling stonefly larvae. Oecologia 85:521-529.

Peckarsky, B. L. and C. A. Cowan. 1991. Consequences of larval intraspecific interference to stonefly growth and fecundity. Oecologia 88:277-288.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1992. Is there a coevolutionary arms race between predators and prey? A case study. In: Menon, J. (Ed.) Trends in Ecology. Council of Scientific Research Integration. Trivandrum, India.

Peckarsky, B.L., C.A. Cowan, M.A. Penton, and C. Anderson. 1993. Sublethal consequences of predator-avoidance by stream-dwelling mayfly larvae to adult fitness. Ecology 74:1836-1846.

Moreira, G.P. and B.L. Peckarsky. 1994. Multiple developmental pathways of Agnetina capitata (Plecoptera: Perlidae) in a temperate forest stream. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 13:19-29.

Peckarsky, B.L., C.A. Cowan, and C. Anderson. 1994. Consequences and plasticity of specialized predatory behavior of stream-dwelling stonefly larvae. Ecology 75:166-181.

Cowan, C. A. and B. L. Peckarsky. 1994. Diel feeding and positioning periodicity of a grazing mayfly in a trout stream with and a fishless stream. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 51:450-459.

Dodson, S, T.A. Crowl, B.L. Peckarsky, L.B. Kats, A.P Covich, and J.M. Culp. 1994. Non-visual communication in freshwater benthos and zooplankton. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 13:268-282.

Kerans, B. L., B. L. Peckarsky, and C. R. Anderson. 1995. Estimates of mayfly mortality: is stonefly predation a significant source? Oikos 74:315-323.

Peckarsky, B.L. and C.A. Cowan. 1995. Microhabitat and activity periodicity of predatory stoneflies and their mayfly prey in a western Colorado stream. Oikos 74:513-521.

McIntosh, A.R. and B.L. Peckarsky. 1996. Differential behavioural responses of mayflies from stream with and without fish to trout odour. Freshwater Biology 35:141-148.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1996. Predator-prey interactions. Chapter 20 (pp. 431-451) In: R. Hauer and G. Lamberti (eds.) Methods in Stream Ecology, Academic Press, NY.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1996. Alternative predator avoidance syndromes in stream-dwelling mayflies. Ecology 77:1888-1905.

Vance, S. A. and B. L. Peckarsky. 1996. The infection of nymphal Baetis bicaudatus (Ephemeroptera) by the mermithid nematode Gasteromermis sp. Ecological Entomology 221:377-381.

Zanatelle, B. and B.L. Peckarsky. 1996. Stoneflies as ecological engineers -- hungry predators reduce fine sediments in stream beds. Freshwater Biology 36:569-578.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1997. Macroinvertebrates as indicators of stream habitat degradation. Pp. 37-40 in: Streamkeepers. Aquatic Insects as Biomonitors. Xerces Society, Portland, OR.

Peckarsky, B. L., S. D. Cooper, and A. R. McIntosh. 1997. Extrapolating from individual behavior to populations and communities in streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 16:375-390.

Vance, S. A. and B. L. Peckarsky. 1997. The effect of mermithid parasitism on predation of nymphal Baetis bicaudatus (Ephemeroptera) by invertebrates. Oecologia 110:147-152.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1998.The dual role of experiments in complex and dynamic natural systems. pp. 311-423 in: Resetarits, W. J. Jr. and J. Bernardo (eds). Experimental Ecology. Issues and Perspectives. Oxford Univ. Press.

Peckarsky, B. L. and A. R. McIntosh. 1998. Fitness and community consequences of avoiding multiple predators. Oecologia 113:565- 576.

McPeek, M. A. and B. L. Peckarsky. 1998. Life histories and the strengths of species interactions: combining mortality, growth and fecundity effects. Ecology 79:235-247.

Taylor, B. W, C. R. Anderson, and B.L. Peckarsky. 1998 Effect of size at metamorphosis on stonefly fecundity, longevity, and reproductive success. Oecologia. 114:494-502.

McIntosh, A. R. and B. L. Peckarsky. 1999. Criteria determining behavioural responses to multiple predators by a stream mayfly. Oikos 85:554-564.

McIntosh, A. R., B. L. Peckarsky and Brad W. Taylor. 1999. Rapid size-specific changes in mayfly drift caused by alterations in fish odour . Oecologia 118:256-264.

Anderson, C. R, B. L. Peckarsky, and S. A. Wissinger. 1999. Tinajas of southeastern Utah. Invertebrate reproductive strategies and the habitat templet. pp. 791-810 in: Batzer, D. P, R. B. Rader, and S. A. Wissinger (eds.). Invertebrates in freshwater wetlands of North America. John Wiley & Sons, Inc, NY.

Taylor, B. W, C. R. Anderson, and B.L. Peckarsky. 1999. Egg diapause and semivoltinism in the Nearctic stonefly Megarcys signata (Plecoptera: Perlodidae). Aquatic Insects 21:179-185.

Peckarsky, B. L, B. W. Taylor, and C. C. Caudill. 2000. Hydrologic and behavioral constraints on oviposition of stream insects: implications for adult dispersal. Oecologia 125:186-200.

Lytle, D. A. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2001. Spatial and temporal impacts of a diesel fuel spill on stream invertebrates. Freshwater Biology 46:1 - 12.

Peckarsky, B. L., B. W. Taylor, A. R. McIntosh, M. A. McPeek and D. A. Lytle. 2001. Variation in mayfly size at metamorphosis as a developmental response to risk of predation. Ecology 82:740-757.

Taylor, B. W, A. R. McIntosh and B. L. Peckarsky. 2001. Sampling stream invertebrates using electroshocking techniques: implications for basic and applied research. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 58:1-9.

Peckarsky, B. L., A. R. McIntosh, B. R. Taylor and J. Dahl. 2002. Predator chemicals induce changes in mayfly life history traits: a whole-stream manipulation. Ecology 83:612-618.

Macneale, KH, GE Likens and BL Peckarsky. 2002. Feeding strategies of an adult stonefly (Plecoptera): implications for egg production and dispersal. Verhandlungun Internationale Verein Limnologie 28(2):1140-1146.

Dahl, J and B. L. Peckarsky. 2002. Induced morphological defenses in the wild: predator effects on a mayfly, Drunella coloradensis. Ecology 83:1620-1634.

Peckarsky, B. L., A. R. McIntosh, C. C. Caudill and J. Dahl. 2002 Stabilizing selection on male body size of high altitude populations of Baetis bicaudatus (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 51:530-537.

Taylor, B. W., A. R. McIntosh, and B. L. Peckarsky. 2002. Large-scale invertebrate manipulations in stream ecosystems: invertebrate removal, algal response, and opportunities for innovation. Limnology and Oceanography 47:893-899.

McIntosh, A. R., B. L. Peckarsky, and B. W. Taylor. 2002. The influence of predatory fish on mayfly drift: extrapolating from experiments to nature. Freshwater Biology 47 (8):1497-1513.

Caudill, C. C. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2003. Lack of appropriate behavioral or developmental responses by mayfly larvae to trout predators. Ecology 84:2133-2144.

Dahl, J and B. L. Peckarsky. 2003. Developmental responses to predation risk in morphologically defended mayflies. Oecologia 137:188-194.

Dahl, J. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2003. Does living in streams with fish involve a cost of induced morphological defenses? Canadian Journal of Zoology 81:1825-1828.

Hughes, J. M., P. B. Mather, M. Hillyer, C. Cleary and B. L. Peckarsky. 2003. Genetic structure in a montane mayfly Baetis bicaudatus (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae), from the Rocky Mountains, Colorado. Freshwater Biology 12:2149-2162.

Macneale, K. H., B. L. Peckarsky, and G. E. Likens. 2004. Contradictory results from different methods for measuring direction of insect flight. Freshwater Biology 49:1260-1268.

McIntosh, A. R, B. L. Peckarsky, and B. W. Taylor. 2004. Predator-induced resource heterogeneity in a stream food web. Ecology 85:2279-2290.

McIntosh, A. R. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2004. Are mayfly anti-predator responses to fish odor proportional to risk? Archiv für Hydrobiologie 160:145-151.

Peckarsky B.L., J. M. Hughes, M. Hillyer, and A. C. Encalada. 2004. Are populations of mayflies living in adjacent fish and fishless streams genetically distinct? Freshwater Biology 50: 42-51.

Alvarez, M. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2005. How do grazers affect periphyton heterogeneity in streams? Oecologia 142: 576 – 587.

Harper, M. P. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2005. Effects of pulsed and pressed disturbances on the benthic invertebrate community following a coal spill in a small stream in northeastern USA. Hydrobiologia 544:241-247.

Macneale K. H., B. L. Peckarsky, and G. E. Likens. 2005. Stable isotopes identify dispersal patterns of a stonefly. Freshwater Biology 50:1117-1130.

Harper, M. P. and B. L. Peckarsky.  2006.  Emergence cues of a mayfly in a high altitude stream ecosystem:  Implications for consequences of climate change.  Ecological Applications 16:612-621.

Encalada, A. C. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2006. Selective oviposition by the mayfly Baetis bicaudatus. Oecologia 148:526-537.

Peckarsky, B. L.  2006.  Predator-prey interactions.  Chapter 24 In: R. Hauer and G. Lamberti (eds.) Methods in Stream Ecology, Academic Press, NY. Second edition.

Encalada, A. C. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2007. A comparative study of the cost of alternative mayfly oviposition behaviors.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61:1437-1448.

Wilcox, A, B. L. Peckarsky, B. W. Taylor and A. C. Encalada. 2008. Hydraulic and geomorphic effects on mayfly drift in high-gradient streams at moderate discharges. Ecohydrology 1:176-186.

Orrock, J. L, J. H. Grabowski, J. H. Pantele, S. D. Peacor, B. L. Peckarsky, E. L. Preisser, A. Sih and E. E. Werner. 2008. Consumptive and non-consumptive effects of predators on metacommunities of competing prey. Special Feature. Ecology 89:2426-2435.

Peckarsky, B. L, D. A. Bolnick, L. M. Dill, J. H. Grabowski, B. Luttbeg, J. L. Orrock, S. D. Peacor, E. L. Preisser, O. J. Schmitz and G.C. Trussell. 2008. Revisiting the Classics: Considering non-consumptive effects in textbook examples of predator-prey interactions. Special Feature. Ecology 89: 2416-2425.

Schmitz, O. J., J. H. Grabowski, B. L. Peckarsky, E. L. Preisser, G. C. Trussell and J. R. Vonesh. 2008. From individuals to ecosystem function: toward an integration of evolutionary and ecosystem ecology. Special Feature. Ecology 89:2436-2445.

Orrock, J. L., A. Sih, L. M. Dill, J. H. Grabowski, S. D. Peacor, B. L. Peckarsky, E. L. Preisser, J. R.

Vonesh, and E. E. Werner. 2010. Predator effects in predator-free space: The remote effects of predators on prey. Special Feature on the Ecology of Fear. The Open Ecology Journal 3:22 – 30.

Peckarsky, B. L. J. D. Allan, A. R. McIntosh and B. W. Taylor. 2010. Understanding the role of predation in open systems: the value of place-based research. Pages 185-206 In: Ian A. Billick and Mary V. Price, Editors. The Ecology of Place. University of Chicago Press.

Fuller, M. R. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2011. Ecosystem engineering by beavers affects mayfly life histories. Freshwater Biology 56:959-979.

Fuller, M. R. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2011. Does the morphology of beaver ponds alter downstream ecosystems? Hydrobiology 668 (1):35-48.

Peckarsky, B. L., A. C. Encalada and A. R. McIntosh. 2011. Why do vulnerable mayflies thrive in trout streams? Feature Article in American Entomologist 57(3):152-164.

Encalada, A. C. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2011. The influence of recruitment on within-generation population dynamics of a mayfly. Ecosphere 2(10):107.doi:10.1890/ES11-00103.1.

Encalada, A. C. and B. L. Peckarsky. 2011. Large-scale manipulation of mayfly recruitment affects population size. Oecologia. DOI 10.1007/s00442-0112147-1.

 


PAPERS ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION OR IN PRESS

Encalada, A. C. and B. L. Peckarsky. The influence of recruitment on the population dynamics of the mayfly Baetis bicaudatus in fish and fishless streams.  In revision for Ecology.

Orrock, J. L, J. H. Grabowski, J. H. Pantele, S. D. Peacor, B. L. Peckarsky, E. L. Preisser, A. Sih and E. E. Werner.  Consumptive and non-consumptive effects of predators on metacommunities of competing prey.  In Revision for Special Feature in Ecology.

Peacor, S. D., B. L. Peckarsky, G. C. Trussell, and J. R. Vonesh.  A graphical framework to predict and elucidate nonlethal predator effects on prey.  In Revision for Special Feature Ecology.

Peckarsky, B. L., B. L. Kerans, A. R. McIntosh and B. W. Taylor. The influence of predation on prey population dynamics in open systems. In Revision for Oecologia.

Peckarsky, B. L, D. A. Bolnick, L. M. Dill, J. H. Grabowski, B. Luttbeg, J. L. Orrock, S. D. Peacor, E. L. Preisser, O. J. Schmitz and G.C. Trussell.  Revisiting the Textbooks: Considering non-consumptive effects in textbook examples of predator-prey interactions.  In Revision for Special Feature in Ecology.

Schmitz, O. J., J. H. Grabowski, B. L. Peckarsky, E. L. Preisser, G. C. Trussell and J. R. Vonesh.  From individuals to ecosystem function: toward an integration of evolutionary and ecosystem ecology.  In Revision for Special Feature in Ecology.

Wilcox, A, B. L. Peckarsky, B. W. Taylor and A. C. Encalada.  Linkages between hydraulics, geomorphic processes, and mayfly drift in high-gradient streams. In Revision for Freshwater Biology.

 

 


BOOKS

Peckarsky, B. L., S. I. Dodson and D. J. Conklin. 1985. A key to the aquatic insects of streams in the vicinity of the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab. including chironomid larvae from streams and ponds. Colorado Division of Wildlife. 47 pp.

Peckarsky, B. L., P. Fraissinet, M. A. Penton, and D. J. Conklin, Jr. 1990. Freshwater macroinvertebrates of Northeastern North America. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY. 442 pp.

 


THESES

Peckarsky, B. L. 1971. A biological approach to environmental education -- a curriculum. Master's thesis, University of Wisconsin. 184 pp.

Peckarsky, B. L. 1979. Experimental manipulations involving the determinants of the spatial distribution of benthic invertebrates within the substrate of stony streams. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 269 pp.

 


REPORTS

Peckarsky, B. L. 1976. The effects of the proposed East River Plan on the water quality of the East River. pp. 33-36 In Biologically significant areas in Gunnison County, Colorado. Report published for the Gunnison County Commissioners and the Gunnison County Planning Commission by the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory at Gothic.

Archbald, D. and B. L. Peckarsky. 1972. Manual for student development of a school environmental information clearinghouse. Impressions, Inc. Madison, Wisconsin. 8 pp.

 


BOOK REVIEWS

Thompson, Coldrey & Bernard. The Pond. Oxford Scientific Films. Quarterly Review of Biology 60:100 (1985).

Feder, M. E. and G. V. Lauder (eds.), Predator-prey relationships. Perspectives and approaches from the study of lower vertebrates. J. NABS 6:81-3 (1987).

Pennak, R. W. Fresh-water invertebrates of the United States. Third Edition. Wiley Interscience. Freshwat. Biol. 25:555-556. (1991).

Bonta, M. M. Women in the field. America's pioneering women naturalists.Texas A&M University Press. College Station. J. NY Entomol. Soc. (1992)

Ward, J.V. A guide to the mountain stream insects of Colorado. Quarterly Review of Biology 68:609-610. (1993)

Wiggins, G. B. Larvae of the North American caddisfly genera (second edition). University of Toronto Press. Quarterly Review of Biology 71:590. (1996)

 


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (1977, 1988, 2010)

Ecological Society of America (1979, 1981, 1984, 1997, 2001, 2005, 2009)

Entomological Society of America (1981, 1983, 2010 )

International Congress of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology (1985)

North American Benthological Society (annually since 1976)

 


SABBATICALS

1987- Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ (funded by NSF)

1987- Zoologisches Institut, Karlsruhe, Germany (funded by a Fulbright Fellowship)

1994 - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia (funded by NSF)

2003 – Development of a database of invertebrates in streams of Central New York (Funded by HATCH)

 


INVITED DEPARTMENTAL SEMINARS

2010-2011: Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin Madison

2009-2010: EAWAG, Zurich, Switzerland
Department of Biology, Montana State University

2008-2009: Colorado Water Workshop, Mt. Crested Butte, CO
Wisconsin Ecology Symposium, Madison, Wisconsin
Department of Biology, Lawrence University

2007-2008: NABS Award Seminar: “Ecology of Place”
Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College

2006-2007: Department of Biology, Duke University
Department of Biology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ
Department of Education, University of Wisconsin

2005-2006: Department of Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin
Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin
Department of Entomology, Penn State University

2004-2005: Adirondack Field Museum
Department of Entomology, Cornell University
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University

2003-2004: Institute of Insect Science, University of Arizona
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

2002-2003: Department of Biology, Ithaca College

2001–2002: Department of Zoology, University of Wyoming
Department of Entomology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Colorado State University

2000-2001: Department of Biology, Montana State University
Department of Zoology, University of Maryland
Department of Entomology, University of Georgia

1999-2000: Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago
Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis

1998-9: Department of Entomology, Texas A & M University
Department of Ecology and Evolution, Dartmouth College

1997-8: Department of Zoology, University of Toronto
Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY Syracuse

1996-7: Department of Ecology and Evolution, Utah State University
Department of Biology, University of Windsor
Department of Environmental and Forest Biology, Syracuse University

1995-6: Department of Zoology, Ohio State University
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Colorado State University
Department of Biology, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

1994-5: Department of Biology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Department of Entomology, University of Georgia
Entomology Department, Cornell Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY
Biology Department, Hobart and William Smith College, Geneva, NY

1993-4: Department of Biology, Deacon University, Melbourne, Australia
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Department of Zoology, University of Tasmania, Hobart
Department of Biology, University of New England, Armidale, Australia
CSIRO, Canberra, Australia
ARC, Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Department of Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Biology Department, Allegheny College, Pennsylvania
Department of Entomology, Cornell University

1992-93: Department of Zoology, University if Wisconsin, Madison
Department of Zoology, Arizona State University
Department of Zoology, University of New Hampshire
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

1991-92: Department of Entomology, University of Illinois

1990-91: Department of Biology, University of Delaware
Department of Entomology and the Kansas Biological Survey,
University of Kansas
Department of Zoology, Duke University
Department of Biology, Concordia University, Montreal

1989-90: Department of Entomology, University of Massachusetts
Department of Biology, University of Michigan
Department of Biology, SUNY, Buffalo
Department of Entomology, Cornell University

1988-89: Department of Biology, Vassar College
Department of Zoology, Ohio State University
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Milbrook, NY
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

1987-8: Department of Entomology, Geneva Station, Cornell
Department of Biology, Swarthmore
Department of Biology, Fordham University
Department of Biology, Colgate University
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
Department of Entomology, Cornell University

1986-7: Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Erindale Campus
Department of Biological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara
Department of Limnology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Limnologische Institut des Uni KN, Konstance, Federal Republic of Germany
Biological Station, Lunz, Austria

1985-6: Department of Biology, SUNY, Binghamton

1984-5: Department of Biology, Lehigh University
Zoology Department, University of Vermont
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

1983-4:Department of Entomology, Cornell University
Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University

1982-3: Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Women in Science, Colgate University
Department of Zoology, University of Oklahoma
Department of Zoology, University of Calgary
Department of Zoology, University of Maryland
Department of Ecology and Evolution, SUNY, Stony Brook
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina
Wildlife Society, Cornell University

1981-2: Departments of Entomology and Zoology, Oregon State University
Scripps Oceanographic Institute
Undergraduate Entomology Seminar Series, Cornell University

1980-1: Department of Biology, Marist College, Poughkeepsie
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
Department of EPO Biology, University of Colorado

1979-80: Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Section of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University
Department of Entomology, Cornell University
Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University

1978-9: Department of Biological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara
Department of Biology, Notre Dame University
School of Natural Resources, University of Michigan
Department of Entomology, Cornell University

 


Invited Symposia and Workshops

2010:  Entomological Society of America; Aquatic Insect Symposium

2009:  Dane County Wisconsin, Stream Monitoring Volunteers Workshop

2009:  Trout Unlimited workshop on stream insects/p>

2009:  State of Wisconsin Stream Monitoring Volunteers Workshop

2009:  Ecological Society of America: Ecology of Place

2005:  Ecological Society of America: workshop on how to be successful in Ecology

2000:  North American Benthological Society: symposium on context dependency in stream ecology

1995:  American Society of Zoologists, symposium on experimentation in ecology

1995:  Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, symposium on innovative ideas in stream ecology

1995:  Bridgeport, NY, Workshop on methods for teaching aquatic resources education

1994:  Victoria Society of Limnologists, Melbourne, Australia

1993:  North American Benthological Society, symposium on larval-adult interactions

1992:  Cooperative Extension, Cornell University, Water Quality Workshop, Biological indicators of surface water quality

1988:  Behavior Symposium, University of Toronto

1987:  Workshop on factors controlling community structure and function in tropical and temperate streams.  Flathead Lake Biological Station.

1986:  North American Benthological Society.  Predator-prey interactions.       

1985: International Congress of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology, Sussex University, Brighton, England.  Evolution of predator-prey systems.

1985: (Delivered by LeeAnne Martinez):  Ecological Society of America, University of Minnesota.  Use of behavioral techniques in ecological studies. 

1984: Ecological Society of America, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO.  Predator-prey interactions. 

1983: (Delivered by LeeAnne Martinez):  Entomol. Soc. Amer., Detroit, MI, Chemical interactions between predators and prey.

1983: Eastern Branch Entomol. Soc. meetings, Providence, RI.  Predation effects on    stream community structure.

1981:  Ecological Society of America, Bloomington, IN.  The importance of invertebrate predators in structuring stream insect communities.  

1980:  Graduate Field of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Panel discussion on careers in Ecology for the Graduate Student Symposium

1980 - 2005: Annual Graduate Student Symposium- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

 


TEACHING

At Cornell University

(http://www.entomology.cornell.edu/Faculty_Staff/Peckarsky/Peckarsky2.htm)
Stream Ecology, alternate years 1991-2004
Freshwater Invertebrate Biology, Annually 1980-1990, alternate years 1992-2002
Seminar in Aquatic Ecology, alternate years 1981-2005-4
Seminar on Aquatic Insect Physiology, 1982

At Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

Winter 1987-8, Winter ecology of streams
Summer 1979, Environmental Impact Studies


INVITED GUEST LECTURES

At Cornell University

1997: Stream conservation - Environmental Conservation
1996: Stream conservation - The Environment
1995: Stream conservation - Environmental Conservation
1993: Stream insects- Introductory Biology
1993: Riparian effects on streams-- Landscape Architecture
1989-1999: Aquatic insect ecology -- Introduction to Fisheries
1987: Aquatic insects of interest to fly fishermen -- Cultural Entomology
1983-1992: Stream ecology -- Limnology
1984: Community structure of aquatic insects -- Communities and Ecosystems
1982: Sampling animal populations -- Population Biology
1980-2: Aquatic Entomology for undergraduate majors

At the University of Wisconsin, Madison

2008 & 2009: Stream Ecology guest lecture for Ecology 460, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2006, 2008 & 2010: Guest lectures on Competition, Disturbance, Drift and Predation for Stream Ecology
2006, 2008 & 2010: Guest laboratories on stream invertebrate biology
2005: Guest instructor for Zoology 955, graduate seminar on “Opportunities and Expectations”

At Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (summers)

2002: Aquatic Entomology
2001: Stream Ecology
1987, 1986: Environmental impact of a local problem -- Stressed Ecosystems
1984 - 1991: Stream Ecology -- Rocky Mountain Field Ecology Institute
1983, 1984, 1985, 1988: Aquatic Insects -- Entomology Course
Occasionally from 1981: Stream ecology for field biology classes

Other campuses

2006:  Freshwater Ecosystems, University of Canterbury, NZ (9 Lectures)

1997: Aquatic Insect Respiration, SUNY Syracuse

1994: The River Continuum Concept, Allegheny College

1994: Predator-prey interactions in streams, Hobart and William Smith

1994: Predator-prey interactions in streams: Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

1982: Lecturer in Nordic Council of Ecology Course on Aquatic predator-prey
systems. University of Lund, Sweden.

1980: Lecture on predator-prey interactions in streams for Aquatic Ecology
class at Wells College, Aurora, NY (Professor Thomas Vawter).

1978: Aquatic Insects. Limnology Course, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(Professor John Magnuson).

1977-1979: Stream Ecology. Introductory Ecology Course, University of Wisconsin, Madison (Professor Stanley Dodson).

 


POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATES

Alvarez, Maruxa, 2004 - 2006
Dahl, Jonas, 1998- 2000
McIntosh, Angus R., 1995-7
Batzer, Darold, 1992-4
Flecker, Alexander S., 1990-91, 1992-4
Kerans, Billie L., 1989-90
Smith, Bruce P., 1982-4


SABBATICAL VISITORS

Wissinger, Scott A., 1990-1991
Ward, James V., 1982-3


GRADUATE MAJORS

– Cornell University

Bukantis, Robert T., M.S., 1983. Comparative studies on the ecology of two sympatric stoneflies Phasganophora capitata and Acroneuria carolinensis.

Kratz, Kim W., 1983-1985, Ph.D. program, 2 yrs, continued at UCSB

Martinez, LeeAnne, Ph.D., 1987. Sensory mechanisms underlying the predator-prey interaction between perlodid stonefly nymphs and their mayfly prey.

Delucchi, Carla M., Ph.D., 1988. A comparison of community structure, life histories and movement patterns of benthic macroinvertebrates between permanent and temporary streams.

Moreira, Gilson, Ph.D. 1992. Reproductive biology of the stream-dwelling stonefly,Agnetina capitata (Pictet) (Plecoptera: Perlidae)

Vance, Sarah, Ph.D. 1996. The effect of mermithid parasitism on the behavior and ecology of its mayfly host.

Rango, Jessamy J., MS 1997. Aquatic insect communities associated with the Northern Pitcher Plant.

Lytle, David A, Ph. D. 2000. Disturbance regimes and life history evolution.

Bernhardt, Emily, Ph. D. 2001. Nutrient demand and nitrogen processing in streams of the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest.

Ode, Peter, R., Ph.D. 2002. The role of competition in the foraging ecology of two herbivorous stream mayflies.

Anderson, Chester R. MS 2002. Tinajas of southern Utah: reproductive strategies and the habitat template

Caudill, Christopher C., Ph. D. 2002. Metapopulation biology of the mayfly Callibaetis ferrugineus hageni in high-elevation beaver ponds.

Watson, Wendy, 2002. Non-thesis MS degree.

Macneale, Kate, Ph. D. 2003. Life history and dispersal of a stonefly, Leuctra ferruginea (Plecoptera; Leuctridae), in the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire

Encalada, Andrea, Ph.D, 2005. Patterns, mechanisms, and consequences to population dynamics of selective oviposition by Baetis bicaudatus (Ephemeroptera: Baetidae)

 

Graduate Majors – University of Wisconsin

Fuller, Matthew (MS) – 2009. Beaver pond morphology as a tool for predicting changes in downstream reaches

Cromwell, Kara (PhD) - Expected 2016


MINOR STUDENTS

Completed theses

Alvarez, Maruxa (Ph.D)- Univ. of Vigo, Spain (External Reviewer) - 2004
Anholt, Bradley (M.S.)- Univ. of Calgary (External Reviewer) - 1982
Baird, Owen (MS) - Natural Resources - 2000
Barker, Heather (MS) – Natural Resources - 2000
Butkas, Katrina (MS) – Center for Limnology, UW - 2008
Booth, Michael (Ph. D) – Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 2011
Chrisman, Beth (Ph. D.) – Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 2000
Donlon, Josh (Ph. D.) – Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 2007
Dorworth, Carol (M.S.)- Natural Resources - 1984
Edgerly, Janice (Ph.D.)- Entomology - 1985
Evans, Richard (M.S.)- Natural Resources - 1987
Forrester, Graham (Ph.D.)- Zoology, University of New Hampshire-1992
Galbreath, Gregory (MS)- Natural Resources 1994
Gerould, Sarah (Ph.D.)- Natural Resources - 1985
Goforth, Reuben (Ph. D) - Natural Resources - 1999
Hansen, Michael (M.S.), Natural Resources - 1983
Kain, Susan (Ph.D.) - Neurobiology and Behavior - 1998
Kaminski, John (Ph. D.)- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (failed 1983)
Koch, Benjamin (Ph.D.) - University of Wyoming - 2011
Kratz, Kim W. (Ph.D.) - University of California, Santa Barbara 1997
Lewis, Greg (Ph.D.) - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 1997
Mayer, Marilyn (M.S.)- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 1986
McIntyre, Peter (Ph. D) – Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 2006
Mitchell, David (Ph.D.)- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 1985
Moslemi, Jennifer (Ph. D) – Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 2010
Mullens, Bradley (Ph.D.)- Entomology - 1982
Raveret, Monica (Ph.D.)- Neurobiology and Behavior - 1987
Remsburg, Aalysa (Ph.D.)- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 2010
Robertson, Martha (M.S.)- Environmental Education - 1982, Ph.D. - 1985
Sobczak, William (Ph. D) - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 1998
Spence, Brian (M.S.), Natural Resources - 1988
Strayer, David (Ph.D.), Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 1984
Suren, Alastair (Ph. D.)- University of Canterbury, New Zealand- 1992
Tarrant, Christine (Ph.D.)- Entomology - 1983
Tjossem, Sara (M.S.)- Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 1989
Van Offelen, Henry (M.S.) - Natural Resources - 1990
Vasquez, Maria (M. S.) – Monash University, Australia (External) - 1998
Walde, Sandra (Ph.D) – University of Calgary (External reviewer) - 1985
Ward, Jessica (Ph. D) – Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - 2005
Warren, Dana (M. S.) – Natural Resources 2002
Weaver, Scott (M.S.), Entomology - 1982
Weik, Andy (MS) - Natural Resources- 1994

Current advisees at Cornell University

Daley, Bryon (Ph. D.) - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Current advisees at the University of Wisconsin

Dryer, Jamin (Ph. D) – Zoology
Meghan Fitzgerald (Ph. D) – Zoology
Caleb Hickman (Ph. D) - Zoology


UNDERGRADUATE ADVISEES

(*completed undergraduate honors theses at Cornell)

Buecke, Kyle
Burnett, Susan
Chabot, Louis
Cohen, Myra
Colles, Rebecca
Fishel, Chris
Hardy, Nate
*Harper, Matthew (Cornell Presidential Research Scholar)
Hornby, Gregory
*Huang, Ming
Jenkins, Andrew
*Keats, Rachel
Manka, Michale
McLennon, Alison
McMahon, Nicole
Moore, Lindsay
*Napolitano, Joseph
O’Hara, Colleen
*Robbins, Carrie
Ryan, Steven
Sendziak, Keith
*Smith, Kevin
Spragg, James
*Svenson, Gavin
Taisey, Allison
*Taylor, Alani
*Taylor, Bradley
Vargas, Vanessa
Walcott, Sam
Wells, Theresa

NSF REU students mentored at the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab

Gross, Sean (1996 & 1997)
Harper, Matthew (2003)
Hernandez, Stephanie (2011)
Marko, Lisa (2004)
Realzola, Edward (2010)
Stone, Nicole (2007)
Taylor, Bradley (1992)

Independent Study Students

I advised independent study students for 35 years at either Cornell, UW, and RMBL.

OTHER PROGRAMS INVOLVING UNDERGRADUATES AT CORNELL

Faculty Fellow for Ecology House – 1991 - 2002
Faculty Advisor for Cornell Women’s Lacrosse Team – 1999 - 2005
Biological Sciences Explorations – “Bugging Water Quality” – every semester since inception of the program until 2005


CORNELL COMMITTEES

Entomology Departmental

Curriculum Committee, 1986-1989, Chair 1987-1989, 1994- 2005
Undergraduate Advising Coordinator, 1986-1989, 2001 - 2005
Undergraduate Honors Coordinator, 1983-6, 1994- 2005
Interactions Committee, chair, 1994- 6
Acting Chair, fall 1990, fall 1995
Graduate Faculty Representative, 1989-92
Executive Committee, 1986-92, 1995- 98
Awards Committee, 1985-6
Building Dedication Committee, 1985-6
Jugatae (Grad. Students in Entomology) advisor, 1980-4
Seminar Coordinating Committee - chairperson, 1981-4
Sexual Harassment Committee - chairperson, 1981-4, 1989
Thesis Option Committee, 1980

All Campus at Cornell

Campus Creek Advisory Committee – 2001 - 2005
Cornell Plantations Natural Areas Committee – 1990 – 2005
Faculty Council of Representatives, 1981-4 (Physical Education Committee)
Cornell Experimental Ponds Evaluation Committee, 1981-4
Equal opportunity committee to identify qualified professional women, 1981
Committee of Cornell Limnologists, 1982-4
Search Committee - Medical Entomologist, Department of Entomology, 1989-90
Search Committee - Fisheries Biologist, Dept. of Natural Resources, 1983
Search Committee - Limnologist, Section of Ecology & Systematics, 1983-5
Search Committee - Invertebrate Zoologist, Ecology & Systematics, 1984-6


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
Ecological Society of America
North American Benthological Society
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory
Societas Internationalis Limnologiae


JOURNALS FOR WHICH I REVIEW MANUSCRIPTS

American Midland Naturalist
The American Naturalist
Archiv für Hydrobiologie
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
The Biologist
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Canadian Journal of Zoology
Ecological Society of America (abstracts)
Ecology and Ecological Monographs
Evolution
Florida Entomologist
Freshwater Biology
Hydrobiologia
Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Journal of Insect Behavior
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Journal of the New York Entomological Society
Journal of the North American Benthological Society
Limnology and Oceanography
Oikos
Oecologia
Science
Southwestern Naturalist
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society


BOOK CHAPTER REVIEWS

Cole, G. A. 1983. Limnology, Mosby (Chapter on Stream Ecology)

Fontaine, T.D. II & S.M. Bartell. 1983. Dynamics of Lotic Ecosystems. AnnArbor Science (Chapter 16)

Matthews, W. J. Community and Evolutionary Ecology of North American Stream Fishes. Univ. Oklahoma Press. (one chapter)

Hutchinson, G. E. Treatise on Limnology (4th volume) -- chapters on aquatic insects.

Thorp, J. H. and A. P. Covich. Ecology and Taxonomy of Freshwater Invertebrates -- chapter on aquatic insects.

 


INSTITUTIONS FOR WHICH I REVIEW GRANT PROPOSALS

Center for the Environment - Cornell University
Council for the International Exchange of Scholars
Fish and Wildlife Service, US Department of Interior
HATCH, Cornell University
Hudson River Foundation
National Geographic Society
National Research Council
National Science Foundation
Organization for Tropical Studies
United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation


ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING

2011 – present: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: Data analysis of biomonitoring protocols

2010 – present: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: Revision of the Best Management Practices for protection of aquatic resources in Wisconsin.

2009 – present: The Red Lady Coalition: Impacts of proposed molybdenum mining on the streams of Gunnison County, Colorado (pro bono)

2008- present: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: Revision of water quality indices for volunteer monitoring of macroinvertebrates in streams.

2006 – present: Environmental Law and Policy Center: Protection of aquatic resources in Wisconsin and neighboring mid western states (pro bono)

2005-present:  High Country Citizens Alliance; Coal Creek Coalition – Monitoring of Coal Creek and tributaries during clean-up of abandoned mining spoils (Peanut Mine and Standard Mine: An EPA Superfund site) (pro bono)

2005: High Country Citizens Alliance; Coal Creek Coalition – Monitoring of Coal Creek and tributaries during clean-up of abandoned mining spoils (Peanut Mine and Standard Mine: An EPA Superfund site) (pro bono)

2001: Cornell University Environmental Engineering – Effects of expansion of a parking lot on Cascadilla Creek, Ithaca, NY (pro bono)

2000-4: Cornell University Grounds Department – Effects of gravel removal on habitat quality of Cascadilla Creek, NY (pro bono)

1999-2000: Fisher Mining Company, Pennsylvania. Effects of manganese on stream organisms

1999-2000: EcoLogic – Effects of organic enrichment on tributaries of Onondaga Lake, NY.

1999: NY DEC – Effects of a coal spill on the invertebrates of the Cayuga Inlet, Ithaca, NY (pro bono)

1997-1998: NY DEC – Effects of a diesel oil spill on the invertebrates of the Cayuga Inlet, Ithaca, NY (pro bono)

1997: NY DEC – Effects of a gasoline spill on the invertebrates of Fall Creek, Ithaca, NY (pro bono)

1996: Town of Ithaca: Effects of riparian restoration on invertebrates of Cascadilla Creek, NY (pro bono)

1995: Cornell University Environmental Engineering – Effects of an abandoned refuse site on Cascadilla Creek, Ithaca, NY (pro bono)

1994: Town of Ithaca: Effects of repair of water main on the invertebrates of Cascadilla Creek, NY (pro bono)

1993: Cornell University Environmental Engineering – Comments on Generic EIS for expansion of the University into the Cornell Orchards area (pro bono)

1992: POWER, Gunnison, Colorado – Potential effects of water abstraction from high elevation streams (pro bono)

1991: Cornell University Environmental Engineering – Effects of silt removal on Fall Creek, Ithaca NY (pro bono)

1985: Cornell University Environmental Engineering - Effects of a chemical treatment plant in Ithaca, NY on the receiving streams (pro bono)

1976-present: Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory – Long term biological monitoring of streams in the Upper East River drainage basin – (pro bono)


 



Bobbi Peckarsky

peckarsky@wisc.edu
(608) 320-0456