Kirtland's warbler

Jackie Hulina is a master's student in the Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability. 

You can’t blame scientists for doing what they do best.  Integrative research can be a noble goal, but is it feasible?

To give you the short answer, yes.  However, it takes a lot more effort than disciplinary research. 

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Jackie Hulina is a master's student in the Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability. 

When last we met, I threw a bunch of jargon around. 

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Jackie Hulina is a master's student in the Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability. 

Where do I fit into this picture?  How can I possibly help to sustain an entire species? 

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Jackie Hulina is a master's student in the Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability.

How many of your teachers have told you that knowledge is the key to success? 

That’s why when people started to notice that Kirtland’s warblers were declining – and fast – they realized the need to learn more about the bird.

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Jackie Hulina is a master's student in the Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability.

So you're wondering what it takes to be a researcher? Be a book-worm.  

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