Congratulations to Kyle Wesley, recipient of the 2021 Paul John Kalisz Conservation Award, which recognizes undergraduate student research benefiting the conservation of forest ecosystems. Kyle is a senior pursuing a B.S. in Geographic Information Science (GIS) and a B.S.
Come on out to Maywoods Environmental and Ecological Laboratory on Saturday, September 17th, for a day of FREE, family-friendly fun! This event is for all ages and serves to instill a love of nature and to learn more about the great outdoors! You can register at this link.
Research opportunities abound at Eastern Kentucky University. With grant funding from the U.S. Forest Service and NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates, several EKU Biology students are participating in a research project to learn more about the Copperhead Snake. A species native to Kentucky.
EKU Faculty recently received a National Science Foundation Research for Undergraduates (REU) grant to support undergraduate student internships 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: