URI Students Studying Ecology, Pests at Harvard Forest

KINGSTON, R.I. – July 16, 2013 – Two students at the University of Rhode Island are spending the summer studying forest ecology as part of the Harvard Forest Summer Research Program, a prestigious Harvard University initiative that teams students with faculty mentors for 11 weeks of environmental research.

Arline Gould of Providence and Justin Vendettuoli of North Kingstown, both majoring in wildlife and conservation biology, were among 26 students from around the country chosen from 600 applicants to conduct research at the Harvard Forest in Petersham, Mass…