Michelle Jewell

Mar 30, 2020

10,000 Photos of the Wild Life in Homes (and Counting)

Roughly a year and half ago we set out with participants around the world to begin cataloguing the animals living in homes with iNaturalist. Thanks to more than 2000 participants, we can now tell you what we're finding.

Mar 26, 2020

A Primer On and Conversation About the Biology and Evolution of SARS-CoV-2, the Virus That Causes Covid-19

Many words have been written about coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Yet, for as much as its story has dominated news cycles and changed all of our lives, very little is being said about its biology and, specifically, its evolution.

Mar 25, 2020

Introducing April Sharp, our Dragonfly Pond Works Scholar!

April is an Applied Ecology minor, studying environmental sciences and entomology. She is researching the composition and distribution of aquatic macroinvertebrates.

Mar 11, 2020

How Do You Measure Nutrient Uptake In A Creek?

How quickly nutrients are used in rivers and streams is an important measure of ecosystem health, and this is how we do it.

Mar 2, 2020

Tom Kwak Elected President Of the Southern Division American Fisheries Society

Congratulations to Prof. Tom Kwak, Unit Leader of the NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, for being elected President of the Southern Division American Fisheries Society at their 2020 annual conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.  

Feb 19, 2020

Dr. Erin McKenney wins UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize

Dr. Erin McKenney wins first place UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize for faculty.

Feb 10, 2020

Gallagher Awarded Richard L. Noble Best Student Paper at NC AFS

Riley Gallagher was awarded the Richard L. Noble Best Student Presentation for his master's research at the North Carolina Chapter of the American Fisheries Society hosted this year in New Bern.

Feb 6, 2020

‘StriperHub’ Will Address Seafood Deficit

The recently funded Sea Grant StriperHUB (NOAA) centered in North Carolina will develop striped bass as a candidate aquaculture species to strengthen the domestic seafood industry and boost the economies of coastal and rural communities of the U.S.

Jan 29, 2020

Prescribed Burns Benefit Bees

Freshly burned longleaf pine forests have more than double the total number of bees and bee species than areas that have not burned in over 50 years, according to new research from North Carolina State University.  

Jan 22, 2020

Dunn’s Never Home Alone Wins AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live has won the 2020 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books!