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Holly has written extensively for non-technical audiences about insects, climate change, invasive species, and science policy. She contributed regularly to the Washington Watch column in BioScience.
Winter stoneflies sure are supercool
Scientific American, 24 Feburary 2011
Get ready for the emerald ash borer
Small Farm Quarterly Magazine, 5 October 2009 (with P Smallidge, M Whitmore, C O’Neill, and R Taber)
Danger in the woods: Stop spread of tree-eating beetle by not transporting firewood
Ithaca Journal, Elmira Star-Gazette, and Binghamton Press and Star-Bulletin, 22 September 2009
‘Can’t win, don’t try’ bad attitude to take with invasive species
The Daily News – Batavia, NY, 26 August 2009
Big bucks for biosecurity research ‐ But who's doing what?
Washington Watch, BioScience 58: 390, May 2009
Theory and funding for 21st century biology ‐ Maybe
Washington Watch, BioScience 58: 198, March 2008 (with Robert Gropp)
Government looks into health of federal science collections
Washington Watch, BioScience 57: 736, October 2007
Congress considers NSF authorization
Washington Watch, BioScience 57: 478, June 2007
Additionally, Holly’s research has been published in the peer-reviewed journals Freshwater Biology, Ecosystems, and Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment as well as the edited volume, Foundations in Restoration Ecology.
The role of federal agencies in the application of scientific knowledge.
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
8:322‐328, 2010 (With co-authors RV Pouyat, KC Weathers, R Hauber, GM Lovett, A Bartuska, L Christenson, JLD Davis, SEG Findlay, E Rosi‐Marshall, P Stine, and N Lymn).
River restoration, habitat heterogeneity and biodiversity: a failure of theory or practice?
Freshwater Biology 55 (s 1): 205‐222, 2009 (with co-authors MA Palmer MA & E Bernhardt).
Periodical cicada detritus impacts stream ecosystem metabolism
Ecosystems 11: 1306‐1317, 2008 (with co-authors MA Palmer, LS Craig & DC Richardson).
Herbs and grasses as an allochthonous resource in open‐canopy headwater streams
Freshwater Biology 52: 1689‐1699, 2006 (with MA Palmer).
Restoring ecological communities: Theory and practice. In Foundations of Restoration Ecology
, Falk, D, Palmer, MA, and Zedler, J, Eds. Washington, DC: Island Press. pp. 88‐112, 2006 (with MA Palmer).