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Saturday Morning Science Spring 2022

Saturday Morning Science Spring 2022

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Kyle Wesley Recipient of Kalisz Conservation Award

Kyle Wesley receives Kalisz Conservation Award.

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.

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered this Fall!

Wilderness First Aid Course EKU Division of Natural Areas

EKU’s Emergency Medical Care Program and Division of Natural Areas are partnering to offer a Wilderness First Aid Course this fall!

Extreme Blackberry Picking is Back at Taylor Fork Ecological Area!

Wild Blackberries Ripened

Looking for high adventure with a sweet reward?  Head to Taylor Fork Ecological Area on EKU's south campus.  Taylor Fork Ecological Area is open for blackberry picking through the first three weeks of July. 

EKU Copperhead Research Project

EKU Students Safely Observing a Copperhead Snake

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. 

Summer Research Experiences at EKU

Class Discussion

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,

Letcher County Central High School Studies Water Quality at LCW

Water Chemistry at LCW

On October 12, 2016, 60 Letcher County Central High School Students studied watershed quality at Lilley Cornett Woods.  Click here for more information.

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