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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Snakes, pollinators top attractions at Touch an Animal Day

Bill Bengston, bbengston@aikenstandard.com Aiken Standard August 25, 2018 [caption id="attachment_2577" align="alignleft" width="300"] Katie Kule, SREL pollinator educator offers insight to TAAD attendee. Photo credit: Bill Bengston.[/caption] Saturday morning brought a friendly flood of traffic to Savannah River Ecology Laboratory's conference center, drawing 713 visitors for the facility's annual Touch...

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Ecology lab hosts 10th Annual ‘Touch An Animal Day’

Augusta Chronicle Posted Aug 22, 2018 at 2:01 a.m. The University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory will host its 10th Annual “Touch An Animal Day” on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. Attendees of this free event will have the opportunity to meet members of...

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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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