It is almost time for another exciting Family Nature Day at EKU - Maywoods. The Division of Natural Areas is hard at work putting together a jam-packed schedule of hands-on, interactive and diverse activities for the whole family. This fall's Family Nature Day is part of Science & Mathmatics Week at EKU (September 11-15)
EKU Faculty recently received a National Science Foundation Research for Undergraduates (REU) grant to support undergraduate student interships to study the ecological effects of anthropogenic and natural disturbances in Central Appalachia. To learn more about this REU opportunity and/or apply,
If you are looking for a bit of a challenge on your next hike, coupled with great birding and a variety of plants and wildlife, then Taylor Fork Ecological Area may be exactly what you are looking for. For more information,
The Division of Natural Areas is pleased to announce the completion of the Research and Learning Center and bunkhouse at Lilley Cornett Woods. This project's success is directly due to the tremendous support from the University and National Science Foundation. Thank you!
The "Grant-in-Aid" program offered by the Division of Natural Areas is designed to assist with funding for student research in EKU's three natural areas. Two students were awarded research grants for 2013-14 academic year:
EKU's Center for Environmental Education offers an environmental education endorsement program, which recently received national recognition by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). It is one of only two programs to be nationally recognized. To learn more....
For 9 days in the early part of January, Maywoods was home for 19 people enrolled in the Wilderness First Responder Course. The course was offered by EKU Campus Recreation's Adventure Program in partnership with....
Maywoods EKU's Environmental and Educational Laboratory has always provided research opportunities for EKU faculty and students. Recently, the Division of Natural Areas has expanded the opportunities at Maywoods by providing environmental educational programing for area school groups. In a recent EKUpdate, Dr.