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