Fundamental and applied research into the mechanisms that structure plant and soil communities. We study the mechanisms structuring plant community diversity, plant - soil interactions, plant competition, rangeland ecology and management, and statistical ecology.

 Burstall Fieldwork 2020


Lab News

June 15, 2023. Welcome to PDF Dr. Naghmeh Pakgohar.

May 1, 2023. Welcome to Johan Ramirez-Home. His MSc. will focus on the distribution and population size of plains rough fescue (Festuca hallii)

January 1, 2023. Welcome to Elise Dinning. Her MSc. co-supervised with Xulin Guo will focus on woody plant expansion in the Alberta foothills.

July 18, 2022. Congratulations to Jackie Kroeger on her successful MSc. Defense

May 1, 2022. Welcome to Brielle Reidlinger. Her MSc. will focus on songbird and grazing ecology at Old Man on His Back conservation area.

January 11, 2021. Congratulations to Zelalem Taye on his successful PhD. Defense

December 15, 2020. Contratulations to Amanda Muller on her successful PhD. Defense

September 9, 2020. Congratulations to Hannah Hilger on her successful MSc. Defense