What’s Killing Weakfish?
Natural mortality — not fishing — has kept weakfish stock in decline. Read more about Jacob's Krause's research on this important species.
Connecting the Spots for Conservation of Key Deer
Applied Ecology minor student, Julia Jacobs, has pubished her work on Key deer conservation. Congratulations, Julia!
The Future of Wilderness
This student post by Bradley Allf asks what is the wilderness of the future? What is the future of conservation sentiment? And how will our stories and imaginations be impacted by the changes we make to wilderness?
Robots, Honey Bees, and Disease: Three Perspectives on the Next Thousand Years of Pollination
Most of our foods come from a few pollinator species, and with the rise of several global generation challenges, undergraduate Sarah Krementz asks, what does the future of pollination look like in 100 or 1000 years?
Watch the 2020 Applied Ecology Minor Research Symposia
Congratulations to the 2020 Applied Ecology minors for these great talks! Watch them all here.
Summer Stormwater Study Update From April
Applied Ecology minor and Dragonfly Pond Works Scholar, April Sharp, updates us on her summer researcher experience.
Where’s the Weak Link in Weakfish Conservation?
Weakfish have declined to record lows over the last 30 years. And despite a series of regulatory measures to reduce weakfish harvest, the stock has failed to rebuild...
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.
The 2020 Applied Ecology Minor Symposium
The applied ecology minor students presented their independent research projects this past week. View the full symposium here.
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.