What’s Killing Weakfish?
Natural mortality — not fishing — has kept weakfish stock in decline. Read more about Jacob's Krause's research on this important species.
Magic at 64.4 Degrees: Science, Serendipity, and Farmed Striped Bass
“Our new method simplifies the whole spawning process,” Reading says. “Now, you don’t need two species on site. You also don’t need the hormones, which are expensive, require a prescription from a veterinarian, and are much more technically difficult to work with. Compare all that to just putting fish in a tank now and letting nature go to work.
Abundant and Stable Rocks Are Critical Egg-laying Habitat for Insects in Restored Streams
The abundance and other characteristics of rocks partially extending above the water surface could be important for improving the recovery of aquatic insect populations in restored streams. Read more about Samatha and Brad's research published in Ecology.
Connecting the Spots for Conservation of Key Deer
Applied Ecology minor student, Julia Jacobs, has pubished her work on Key deer conservation. Congratulations, Julia!
Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Summer and Fall 2021
Updated: March 12, 2021 Below are research opportunities for undergraduate students looking to gain additional experience in their fields of study. These opportunities fulfill the AEC 492/493 Learning Experience requirement for Applied Ecology minor students. All below opportunities are available to any undergraduate […]
A Primer on Coronavirus, Variants, Mutation and Evolution
What's a variant vs. a strain? How do viruses mutate? And... what does this have to do with drunk monks?
The Libraries’ Open Pedagogy Incubator: Sharing Information, Lowering Barriers, and Engaging More Learners
Erin McKenney tell us what she learned from participating in the Libraries' first Open Pedagogy Incubator.
COVID Cooperation: Finding Freezer Space for Vaccines
What do coronavirus vaccines and wildlife tissue samples have in common? The need for ultracold storage to preserve genetic material.
Has Coronavirus Cleaning Gone Too Far?
Trying to eliminate all bacteria, including those that are beneficial to us, can lead to autoimmune disorders, warns Rob Dunn.
Combating Burnout in a Virtual World
Reducing stressors in our remote working environment can help in avoiding feelings of burnout. We asked faculty and DELTA staff how they have experienced burnout and what tips and practices they recommend toward combating its effects.