Bees Can Limit Low-Level Parasite Spread Within Colonies
When parasite pressure is low, bees can control how quickly the parasites spread within colonies, and this might be due to social immunity.
Matthew Damiano Selected to be a National Fisheries Fellow
Congratulations to Matt Damiano for being one of just ten students to be selected for the 2020 Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship.
FiCli: The Fish and Climate Change Database
Climate change affects fish globally. Yet, a comprehensive, online public database of how climate change has impacted inland fishes worldwide did not exist, until now.
The 2020 Applied Ecology Minor Symposium
The applied ecology minor students presented their independent research projects this past week. View the full symposium here.
Kate Gorman Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Soon-to-be Department of Applied Ecology graduate student, Kate Gorman, has been awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
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.
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.
The Rocky Egg Mass Picture Show
Insect egg masses indicate stream health and are egg-stream-ly beautiful.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities for 2019-2020
Here are the current research opportunities in Applied Ecology for undergraduate students. These can also satisfy the AEC492/493 requirement for the Applied Ecology minor.
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.