Author: Vicky Sutton-Jackson

Rhodes receives Caesar Kleberg Award

Aiken, S.C. – Olin E. Rhodes, Jr., director of the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and professor in the Odum School of Ecology, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Caesar Kleberg Award for Excellence in Applied Wildlife Research. The annual award...

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SREL partners with coalition to bring STEM education to Allendale

Augusta Chronicle Posted Sep 12, 2018 at 2:01 AM By Contributed, Savannah River Ecology Lab The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory is expanding its outreach efforts in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education by joining a coalition that has been awarded a share in $1 million of resources, including a...

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Giving tortoises a ‘head start’

Despite predation risks at the release site, survival rates were higher than survival reported for their wild counterparts, according to Quinn, a graduate student at SREL and Warnell during the research....

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Could Chernobyl Wolves Be Spreading Mutations?

Douglas Main National Geographic July 16, 2018   Wild animals have free range around northern Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear plant, the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident, which spread radiation throughout the region in 1986. Studies have hinted that significant populations of European gray wolves and other large creatures live...

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SREL selects eight for its 2018 undergraduate cohort

[caption id="attachment_2478" align="alignnone" width="300"] Front row, left to right, Laura Stabler-Tindal, Kaiya Cain, Heaven Tharp, Fredericka Tucker, and Sierra Britt. Back row, Christian Moreno Gomez, Ryne Maness, visiting student Kristopher Weekes, and Trevaris Brown.[/caption]   Aiken, S.C. – Eight students recently joined the long list of undergraduates...

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Rare turtles released into Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

Zane Razzaq Metro West Daily News Daily News staff zrazzaq@wickedlocal.com @zanerazz May 22, 2018   SUDBURY — After providing nine months of care, 16-year-old Trent George felt like he was saying goodbye to an old friend. George was among several high school students who paddled canoes at a pond in the Assabet River...

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