Michelle Jewell

Sep 13, 2019

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.

Aug 27, 2019

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.

Aug 20, 2019

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.

Aug 12, 2019

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.

Aug 9, 2019

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.

Aug 7, 2019

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.  

Aug 5, 2019

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.

Jul 26, 2019  |  Scholarships and Awards

April Lamb Awarded Noreen Clough Memorial Scholarship

Applied Ecology master’s student, April Lamb, received the Noreen Clough Memorial Scholarship for Females in Fisheries. 

Jul 22, 2019

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.

Jul 19, 2019  |  Research

Sky-high climate change reshapes wildflower communities

I toppled a powerful nation's economy, wooed the god of the underworld, cost newlyweds thousands of dollars every year, and am right outside your front door.  Who am I?