Mike was awarded $14,963 over two years for his proposal titled "Breeding for thermal tolerance in farmed Atlantic surfclams (Spisula solidissima)".
Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NE SARE) "is a regional program of the nationwide SARE effort; SARE is part of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA." (http://www.nesare.org/About-Us/About-Northeast-SARE).
Visit Mike's webpage here: http://hsrl.rutgers.edu/people/students/macquafredda.htm
Congratulations to LaShanda Williams who was featured and on the cover of Explore Magazine by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Her my dissertation research is discussed in the article.
Check it out here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1a8J5hi6HJDS0RkeDRiclFHRG8/view?usp=sharing
Congratulations to Dan Clark who received the Center for Resilient Landscapes Fellowship for the summer. He will be working with Michelle Kondo from the USFS on a project about park usage.
Congratulations to Lauren Frazee who received this year’s Buell Award! This award consists of a scholarship for Lauren and a scholarship for an undergraduate to work with her during the upcoming academic year.
Congratulations to Rachel Paseka on her recent publication in Freshwater Science titled: Low parasite biomass in oligotrophic streams differs from previous estimates in aquatic ecosystems.
Check it out here: http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/691471
Join us tomorrow at the Rutgers Ecological Preserve for our annual Run for the Woods. It's a super fun 5K trail run that starts at 9am.
More details from Joni Baumgarten below:
Come enjoy the spring flowers on this single-loop trail through the woods! Proceeds benefit restoration within the preserve as well as EcoGSA.
We have two pairs of sneakers from RoadRunner Sports for the top male and female runner, and native plants from the Pinelands Nursery for age group prizes. Delicious post-run bagels are donated by Bagel Bros.
Advanced registration is $25, day of registration is $30. Packet pick-up will be held at Road Runner Sports in North Brunswick on Friday May 12th from 5-7pm, and runners get an additional 10% off any purchases. Race materials can also be picked up the morning of the race starting at 8:00 am.
Congratulations to Lauren Frazee on her recent publication in BioScience titled: Planning for the Future of Urban Biodiversity: A Global Review of City-Scale Initiatives
Check it out here:
Congratulations to Mike Acquafredda on receiving the National Shellfisheries Association (NSA) Travel Award, for the 109th Annual NSA Meeting in Knoxville, TN, later this month.
Congratulations to Lauren Poster on her recent publication in Botany titled: Corolla size and temporal displacement of flowering times among sympatric diploid and tetraploid highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)
Check it out here: http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/full/10.1139/cjb-2016-0137#.WKsu9zvyvtR
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