As part of the Watershed Moments Community Learning Series, the Appalachian Laboratory’s Katia Engelhardt will present on current research efforts to restore the American chestnut, and citizen scientists William O’Neill and Mary Kahl from the Citizens Restoring American Chestnuts project will share their experiences as part of a volunteer effort supporting American chestnut research.
Kelly Pearce, Ph.D. student at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), will soon join the faculty of Allegheny College, a national liberal arts college in Meadville, PA.
UMCES-Appalachian Laboratory adjunct professor Tyler Flockhart was recently interviewed by the New York Times for an article about an upcoming project designed to measure the cat population in Washington DC.
Pawling High School student Abigail Reid recently completed a research internship with Appalachian Laboratory scientist Dr. David Nelson, studying whether feathers singed at solar facilities can be used in isotopic analysis. Reid presented their findings at the joint meeting of the Association of Field Ornithological Society (AFO) and the Wilson Ornithological Society (WOS) in Chattanooga, Tennessee in June.