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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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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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UGA names SREL’s Beasley Fred C. Davison Early Career Scholar

Aiken, S.C.– James C. Beasley, assistant professor at the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, has been named the 2018 recipient of UGA’s Fred C. Davison Early Career Scholar Award. Named in honor of UGA’s18th president, the...

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Unexpected visitors flock to tortoise burrows

The research, conducted during a 12-month time frame and recently published in the Journal of Ornithology, adds to the growing body of evidence that gopher tortoises add significant value to the ecosystem....

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