Thistle and weevil virtual field trip


Ms. Greene

Setting and ecosystem

On this virtual field trip at the University of Colorado's Mountain Research Station, you will learn about Colorado's subalpine ecosystems and how a non-native introduced beetle, a weevil, has affected a native plant, the fringed thistle, in subalpine meadow and riparian communities. 

Please download the PowerPoint presentation to learn more.

The PowerPoint presentation looks at the following questions:


File name: Virtual Field Trip (13mb) Type: Power Point

File name: Thistle & Weevil Virtual Field Trip Type: Power Point

Niwot researchers involved:

Outreach partners:

Related data discipline(s):

EntomologyPlant/vegetation ecology

Related field location(s):

Mountain Research Station
CU Boulder

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #DEB-1637686. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necesarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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