Author: Vicky Sutton-Jackson

Study reveals wildlife is abundant in Chernobyl

The new results, published in the journal Food Webs, provide evidence that aquatic nutrient resources can flow to terrestrial landscapes and become available to terrestrial as well as semi-aquatic wildlife, like otter and mink....

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UGA Focus on Faculty: Olin ‘Gene’ Rhodes

It is way too easy for folks to go through life without allowing themselves to be challenged by alternative viewpoints on how important various scientific issues are to their everyday life...

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Poppy recognized for innovative outreach

Dec. 4, 2018 [caption id="attachment_2620" align="alignleft" width="300"] David Wilson presents the award to Poppy at the awards ceremony on Nov. 27.[/caption] Sean Poppy, outreach program coordinator at the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, has been awarded the South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award. David Wilson, the acting director...

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Associate professor teaches students how to study behavior of wildlife

In teaching the concepts of wildlife ecology, James Beasley covers a lot of ground both literally and figuratively. Based at the U.S. Department of Energy’s 310-square-mile Savannah River Site near Aiken, South Carolina, Beasley gives advanced hands-on instruction to students investigating the conditions of wildlife and their...

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SREL mourns loss of Rebecca Sharitz

Rebecca R. "Becky" Sharitz, former professor of plant biology and senior research ecologist at the UGA’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, died Oct. 20 at her home in Aiken, South Carolina. A native of Virginia, Sharitz joined the UGA faculty at SREL in 1972 and later served...

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REMOP to begin sampling in Burke County

True Citizen 2018-10-10 / News The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory’s (SREL) Radionuclide Education, Monitoring and Outreach Project, known as REMOP, is starting the sampling phase of the project in Burke County. Megan Winzeler, the program’s coordinator, said the project is seeking individuals to donate meat...

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SRS Museum to reveal environmental stewardship gallery

The gallery will depict the ongoing roles that both the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and the USDA Forest Service-Savannah River have had in the environmental stewardship of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site since 1951....

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