Overall, the findings from this dissertation research demonstrates the complex and interdependent connection between biological invasions and climate change on community structure, ecological processes, and ecosystem services of the U.S. Pacific Northwest
Oregon dunes with grasses in foreground
Researchers used the U.S. Pacific Northwest coastal dune ecosystem to examine how invasive beach grass management affects coastal protection, western snowy plover conservation, and endemic fore dune plant conservation.
Educational poster of invasive Koi fish
A visual guide to the invasive Asian jumping worm.


An HMSC Visitor Center exhibit describing and depicting some of the invasive species found on a dock that washed ashore on Agate Beach, Oregon, following the 2011 Japanese tsunami.