Wildlands & Woodlands Website

Highstead works to inspire curiosity and build knowledge about plants and wooded landscapes in order to enhance life, preserve nature, and advance sound stewardship practices.

Ecology Overview

Ecology Research > Overview


Highstead’s ecology program conducts long-term research and monitoring and synthesizes complex scientific topics to inform land management and educate the public. We work at several different spatial scales including locally at Highstead, in the greater Redding landscape, and New England-wide.

Long-term Ecological Monitoring and Observation

Deer-Forest Interactions

Forest Variation and Change in Redding

Synthesis and Communication of Science

Data Policy and Datasets