Heather Cayton

About Heather Cayton

Heather Cayton is the Managing Director of ConservationCorridor.org and a Research Technician at North Carolina State University. She received her B.S. from the University of Virginia and her M.S. from Virginia Tech, and has spent the past eight years studying corridors and rare butterflies in North Carolina.

Annual Digest Summary – 2015

2016-10-14T10:10:28+00:00 December 21st, 2015|

Looking for a Digest that was published this year?  Miss a Digest and want to catch up?  Digests are listed chronologically, and can also be searched by tags or by publication in the Library. [...]

Review: plant responses to climate change

2016-10-14T10:10:31+00:00 October 26th, 2015|

Need to catch up on the latest climate change science?  A new review by Christmas et al. looks at climate change adaptation, focusing on both the responses of and potential impacts on plants (particularly trees).  [...]

Does increased connectivity help spread disease?

2016-10-14T10:10:31+00:00 September 24th, 2015|

There has been long-standing concern that increasing connectivity between habitat patches could have the negative effect of allowing diseases to more easily spread.  Most of this concern has been proven unfounded, although the complexity of [...]