A High School Q&A About Covid–19
Students and teachers have as many questions about Covid-19 as anyone. Here we answer questions posed by Ms. Tara Stremic, a biology teacher at Broughton High School in Raleigh, North Carolina and her students.
Join us for a series of short talks (20 minutes on average, some shorter, some a little longer) for anyone hungry for the culture, history and science of your foods at home.
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.
‘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.
How To Count Fish In A Creek
Have you ever wondered how scientists estimate the population of fish in rivers and creeks? This is how we do it!
Hedge betting climate change to preserve public lands
Envisioning wildlife reserves as portfolios of land parcel ‘assets’ may help protected area managers plan for climate change.