Community Assembly

Like co-evolution, community formation is also complex and dynamic, resulting in a process known as ecological succession.¬†Succession is the process whereby a site is colonized by plants and develops a successively more mature community over time. Primary succession begins with an area of bare rock being colonized, usually by mosses and/or lichens. As generations of […]

The MSP project is funded by an ESEA, Title II Part B Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant through the Montana Office of Public Instruction. MSP was developed by the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program and faculty from Montana Tech of The University of Montana and Montana State University, with support from other Montana University System Faculty.