The food choices made by mice and other rodents (Which seed should I eat? Should I eat this acorn now or save it for later?) have an influence on the future forest. How animals react to a changing environment is the focus of research by 2017 Second Century Stewardship Alessio Mortelliti, an assistant professor of wildlife habitat ecology at UMaine.
Read the story in the Fall 2018 issue of UMaine Today magazine.