Stories From 2023
Clayton Lynch Wins Best Student Presentation at NC AFS
Congratulations to Clayton for being recognized with the Best Student Presentation at the 2023 NC AFS meeting!
What Do Messy Lawns Have to do With Bee Food? A Bee Expert Explains
An NC State bee expert weighs in as part of a series exploring whether the way we manage our home lawns and gardens could make a difference for pollinators.
High Genetic Diversity of Commercial Honey Bees Is Also Uniformly Distributed
The genetic diversity of hundreds of commercial honey bees is high, but their genetics are largely the same highly diverse set, with no regional subpopulations. This is good news/bad news for managed colonies.
Estuaries Face Higher Nutrient Loads in the Future – Particularly on the Atlantic Coast
The finding suggests estuaries, particularly on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, will face a heightened risk of experiencing harmful algal blooms.
N.C. Effort to Help Pollinators Shows Successes, Limitations
Bee abundance and species diversity increased in agricultural pollinator habitats, but maintaining the habitat played a key role in effectiveness.
Studying Wildlife from the Arctic to Caribbean
Nathan Hostetter’s data-driven research tracks many different species, including Canada lynx.
Ants Aren’t Adapting to Warmer Temperatures
Elsa's research on the effects of sub-lethal temperatures on ants is featured in Eos.
Ámbar and Ryan Awarded at Southern Division American Fisheries Society
Congratulations to Ámbar and Ryan for their recognitions at the 2023 Southern Division American Fisheries Society meeting!
60 Seconds with Skylar Hopkins
Assistant Professor of Applied Ecology
They Outlasted the Dinosaurs. Can They Survive Us?
Applied Ecology alum Dewayne Fox and his work on Atlantic sturgeon are featured in this NY Times article.