If You Build It, They Will Come: Saving the Carolina Madtom
Carolina madtoms are catfish native to only two rivers in North Carolina facing a steep decline. The short-term answer? Madtom motels.
Endangered Woodrats Recover After Exotic Predator Expulsion
Applied Ecology and NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit post-doc, Michael Cove, used camera traps to assess how woodrats would recover after feral cats and Burmese pythons were removed from Key Largo.
Revised and Expanded Pond Management Guide Published
The guide has comprehensive information and resources on managing ponds for recreational fishing, as well as a variety of related issues.
Los Trituradores No Dan la Talla en los Ríos Urbanos
Imagínese una hoja grande que flota en un arroyo: la temperatura del agua y el aire, la química del agua, los microbios, los insectos, el flujo del agua, la carga de sedimentos y la forma del canal del arroyo afectan la velocidad de descomposición de la hoja.
Missing Shredders Can’t Cut It in Urban Streams
Decomposition is a team sport that requires nearly every player in an ecosystem, biotic (living) and abiotic (non-living), to work together. Prof. Alonso Ramirez's latest work measures decomposition rates in urban and rural streams.
Brendan Runde Awarded Conservation Leadership Scholarship
The North Carolina Wildlife Federation scholarship program helps hundreds of North Carolina students pursue their dreams of studying and working in the conservation field.
Elle Allen’s Micrograph Selected for the Journal of Phycology Cover
Her micrograph is from the center's latest research that describes a new genus and species of toxic cyanobacteria, the Odorella benthonica, which was discovered in an aqueduct outside of Los Angeles, California.
April Lamb Awarded Noreen Clough Memorial Scholarship
Applied Ecology master’s student, April Lamb, received the Noreen Clough Memorial Scholarship for Females in Fisheries.
Dr. Wilson Laney Awarded Conservationist of the Year
Applied Ecology adjunct faculty member, Dr. Wilson Laney, has been recognized as the Conservationist of the Year by the Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards. The prestigious award is the highest natural resource honor given in the state.
Sky-high climate change reshapes wildflower communities
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