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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Joro spiders likely to spread beyond Georgia

New research from the Odum School of Ecology suggests that Joro spiders could spread beyond Georgia and colonize the entire U.S. East Coast.

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Into the woods: Class workdays teach students about invasive plants

Ecology students, led by Asst. Prof. Richard Hall, spent two workdays removing invasive plants to restore conditions in Oconee Forest Park.

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UGA Partnerships Yield Tangible Results in Fighting Floodplain Invasive Species

UGA ecology students worked with conservation practitioners at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia to fight floodplain invasive species with native plants.

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Alumni Spotlight: Calley Mersmann, BS ’11

As the Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator for the City of Cleveland, Ohio, Calley Mersmann, BS ’11, helps people live more sustainably.

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Alumni News: Lovich and Gibbons publish Turtles of the World

Turtles of the World, by Jeffrey Lovich (PhD ’90) and Prof. Emeritus Whit Gibbons, explores the biology of these charismatic—and imperiled—animals.

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Ecology mourns the loss of Lovejoy and Wilson

A statement from Dean Sonia Altizer on the passing of E.O. Wilson and Thomas Lovejoy, brilliant evolutionary ecologists and champions of conservation and biodiversity.

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Alumni News: Huda Alkaff, MS CESD ’97, receives Catalyst Award

Huda Alkaff, MS CESD ’97, founder and director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, was named a recipient of the third annual Catalyst Award.

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Using community science to illuminate firefly habitats in metro Atlanta

The Atlanta Firefly Project uses community science to investigate where urban fireflies thrive and how landscape management affects local populations.

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Sustainable solutions could cut Georgia’s carbon footprint by 50% by 2030

Georgia’s sunshine, trees, agriculture and construction industries could help the state reduce its carbon footprint in half by 2030.

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