BEESS Spring 2023 Wrap-up
Here's your one-stop-shop for all of the info and links to the BEESS seminars this past semester.
Study Finds Carrying Pollen Heats Up Bumble Bees, Raising New Climate Change Questions
The study raises questions about how bee species will be impacted by a warmer world due to climate change.
Watch the Applied Ecology Minors’ Research Symposium
Congratulations to all of our undergraduate minors for their impressive research and presentations!
Elsa Awarded New Grant To Conserve Rare Butterflies
Congratulations to Elsa and her team for being awarded funding to conserve the Crystal skipper butterfly.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Researcher Spotlight – Emily Nastase
Learn more about graduate student and Global Change Fellow, Emily Nastase in this researcher spotlight by SE-CASC.