2019 CURO Symposium is April 8-9

The 2019 CURO Symposium, featuring 19 ecology student presenters, takes place April 8-9 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens.

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Ginseng in decline in the eastern United States

American ginseng is in decline thanks chiefly to range-wide overharvesting, but that trend could potentially be reversed by promoting and supporting ginseng cultivation.

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Bird feeding influences nature–and people

Bird feeding may influence birds’ breeding success, survival and movement, but new research shows it also affects the people who feed them.

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UGA Ecology alumna Beth Shapiro will deliver 2019 Boyd Lecture

UGA Ecology alumna Beth Shapiro, BS/MS ’99, will deliver the 2019 Boyd Lecture at 1 PM on April 4.

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Toxic toads can tolerate environmental contaminants

A recent study conducted by University of Georgia researchers reports amphibians can develop a tolerance to toxic environmental contaminants.

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Animal carcasses were source of river nutrients

Decomposing animal carcasses may once have played a substantial role in adding nutrients to North America’s rivers, according to research from the University of Georgia River Basin Center.

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Ecology students use botanical garden as living lab

Ecology 3500, or simply titled “Ecology,” in the Odum School of Ecology introduces students to core principles, classic experiments, current events and ongoing research in ecology.

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Gardening practices can be tailored for pollinators

Researchers conducted a review and meta-analysis to formulate a more focused approach to establishing healthy habitats for pollinators and determine where more information is needed.

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UGA student joins new class of young science leaders

Ecology doctoral student David Vasquez was one of 40 young science leaders chosen to be a fellow of the Yale Ciencia Academy for Career Development.

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Byers receives the Felton Jenkins Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty Award

James E. “Jeb” Byers has been named the sole research and comprehensive university recipient of the Felton Jenkins Jr. Hall of Fame Faculty Award, which recognizes a faculty member with a strong commitment to teaching and student success.

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