Fall conservation seminar series lineup announced

The fall 2022 conservation seminar series, free and open to all, begins on Aug. 24 with a talk by Prof. Emeritus James Porter.

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Within the Walls: Ringtails at Zion National Park

Anna Willoughby is studying how the use of buildings is affecting diet, behavior and parasite infection in ringtails at Zion National Park.

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Monarch butterfly populations are thriving in North America

New research shows that the summer population of monarch butterflies in North America has remained relatively stable over the past 25 years.

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Assistant professor merges passion for marine mammals with research and teaching

Asst. Prof. John Schacke teaches courses on marine mammal biology and conservation and directs the Georgia Dolphin Ecology Program. 

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Assistant professor asks important environmental questions

Stream ecologist Krista Capps studies the impact of aging water infrastructures, land use changes on freshwater ecosystems.

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Improving Georgia land conservation through algorithms

A team of UGA researchers that includes Seth Wenger has created a model to help identify the land that is best suited for conservation.

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Alumnus Jianguo “Jack” Liu named ESA Eminent Ecologist   

Alumnus Jianguo “Jack” Liu, PhD ’92, has received the 2022 Eminent Ecologist award from the Ecological Society of America.

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Alumni Spotlight: Joseph Colbert, MS ’16

Joseph Colbert, MS ’16, has followed a winding path to his current role as a wildlife biologist at Jekyll Island State Park.

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Monarch butterflies increasingly plagued by parasites, study shows

North American monarch butterflies are increasingly plagued by a debilitating parasite, with major implications for their conservation.

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Precision conservation saves time, money–and species

UGA researchers are working with GDOT on a precision conservation project to better protect species while reducing transportation infrastructure costs.

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