Rare Ant Species Rediscovered in North Carolina Trees
The discovery is the first time scientists have photographed or collected any males from the elusive species.
CALS Graduate Student Studies Tiny Bird Species
Emily Nastase, a doctoral student in the Department of Applied Ecology, is uncovering the secret life of Henslow’s Sparrows, a rare, grassland species that only visits two locations in North Carolina every summer.
A Parasitic Haunting: When Snakes are Eaten From Within
Skylar Hopkins and her Sustainable Health Ecology Lab study snake parasites to gain a better understanding of snake ecology.
Show Time at the State Fair
On this episode of the Farms, Food and You podcast, hear from CALS junior Olivia Mabe, who will be showing her halter-trained heifer at the North Carolina State Fair. Learn what makes a prize-winning cow and why you and your family should take a break from the rides, games and fried treats to check out the exhibition.
Using Different Flours for Sourdough Fosters Different Bacteria – and Flavors
Using different types of flour fosters distinct bacterial communities, which contribute to the variation of sourdough aromas and flavors.
Agriculture Workers Digital Equity Initiative Receives NIH Funding
Catherine and collaborators aim to increase agricultural workers’ access to digital health services and emergency communication by improving access to affordable, reliable high-speed internet.
Black Bear Project is a Roaring Success
The Coastal Black Bear Project is studying black bears in eastern North Carolina and providing students with hands-on research experience.
Sea Salt is Lethal to Early Life Stages of Three Freshwater Mussel Species
This new study details how salt water intrusion is a threat to the future of freshwater mussels.
Get Curious with Urban Entomologists
On this episode of the Farms, Food and You podcast, learn why the creepy crawlies in our cities are important to the ecosystem.
Bethany Wager Awarded Conservation Leadership Grant
Congratulations to Bethany for being recognized by the NC Wildlife Federation!