The Division of Natural Areas is hosting the Fall Nature Exploration at Taylor Fork Ecological Area. It is a Saturday morning, family friendly series of programs. Bird banding is the first topic of the series and will take place on Saturday, September 7.
EKU' s Research Experience for Undergraduates Program, Disturbance Ecology in Central Appalachia, is currently accepting applications for Summer 2019. The program dates are May 20 - July 26, 2019 (10 weeks)
November may be done, but Saturday Morning Science is not. The December Schedule is up and registration is open for students in first to fifth grade. Each Saturday the students will explore a different topic through interactive, hands-on actvities. Sessions are: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in room 3119 of the Science Building.
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: