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Fundamentals of Ecology

"The Earth is what we all have in common"
-Wendell Barry

Fundamentals of Ecology :: Summer, 2022


Welcome to the course website for Fundamentals of Ecology. This summer course taught remotely. We will be having lecture and discussion sections synchronously on ZOOM (links below). This will be the primary site that will host course information and changes to the schedule, as well as your Discussion Section activities. The Catcourses, or Canvas, site for this course will be used for assessments (e.g. homeworks and exams), course grades, and announcements. See the syllabus for details and the schedule for information regarding important dates and content.


  • Syllabus
  • Schedule
  • Lecture:Tuesday and Thursdays, 8:30-11:15pm on Zoom (remote, synchronous)
  • Discussion section time
    • 03D - Tuesday 11:30-1:20pm on Zoom (remote, synchronous)
    • 02D - Thursday 11:30-1:20pm on Zoom (remote, synchronous)
  • Prof. Yeakel Office Hours: Monday 9-11am or by appointment on Zoom
  • TA Megha Suswaram Office Hours: Mondays 12-2pm on Zoom (same password as other zoom rooms)


Please use the Inbox application in the CatCourses (Canvas) website to contact either of us. There is no guarantee of response if personal emails are used.

Discussion Sections and Demonstrations

Lecture Recordings