NC State’s Undergraduate Research Symposium

Another North Carolina post to congratulate two of our undergraduates who presented their independent research at the  NC State’s Annual Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium. Elisabeth Frasch is an undergraduate in the department of Forestry and Environmental Resources as well as a College of Natural Resources Student Ambassador. Last summer she received a NC State undergraduate fellowship to travel to Abaco, The Bahamas to […]

Shad in the Classroom: North Carolina Outreach

Shad in the Classroom is a hands-on, science learning opportunity for grade school 5-12 run by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in collaboration with the NC Wildlife Resources Commission and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The program is a minimum of two weeks in the classroom spanning topics from fish biology, food web ecology, and stream ecology. […]

By | 2016-04-20T00:21:49+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Categories: Education, Fish|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Headed back to Haiti Cheri!

We are gearing up for our fourth field season in Haiti, on the sleepy but beautiful little island of Ile A Vache (island of the cow).  This year we are working with two different small fishing communities to build a series of artificial reefs, some of which the communities will fish, and some of which they will protect from fishing.  We […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:01:55+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Categories: Artificial Reefs, Current Events, Education, Haiti, Overfishing|0 Comments

A FINtastic week with Sharks4Kids in Abaco

As expected, last week was an absolute success in Abaco as we hosted Sharks4Kids to present at multiple public schools on Great Abaco Island (previous post here). We started our week down south in Sandy Point at JA Pinder Primary, then to Crossing Rocks Public School, making our way to Central Abaco Primary School, and then finished up […]

Sharks4Kids: Bringing shark education into the classroom

Sharks4Kids will be in Abaco next week to visit several public schools!  As part of the ‘Drone Diaries of the Bahamas’ project, which is geared towards shark research and conservation (see some past posts here, here, and here), one of our main objectives is to increase shark awareness to the public and more importantly, to the kids! Therefore, […]

ASAC Abstract Submission Deadline approaching!

If you are going to submit an abstract to present at the the Abaco Science Alliance Conference this January 6 – 9th be aware that the deadline is rapidly approaching! Submissions are due October 28th – next wednesday!

Submission information can be found Here.

More information on ASAC can be found Here.

Instructions for Submitting Abstracts – A […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:02:10+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Current Events, Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2015 BREEF Teacher Training Workshop on San Salvador

We spent last week on San Salvador working with a group of 30 teachers from across The Bahamas at the Annual Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) Teacher Training Workshop! It was an extremely rewarding and fun experience for all involved. Thanks to BREEF for having us be a part of the workshop and to NSF  funding […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:02:12+00:00 July 19th, 2015|Categories: citizen science, Education, Featured, Invertebrates, Mangroves and Creeks, seagrass|0 Comments

2016 Abaco Science Alliance Conference

Sooner than we know it, 2016 will be here! And that means that it is time for the 7th Biennial Abaco Science Alliance Conference.

The conference aims to provide a forum for networking and information sharing for Abaco and Bahamas-based research projects, encourage the use of research for local education and environmental management purposes, and stimulate further research in The Bahamas. The […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:02:14+00:00 May 29th, 2015|Categories: Education|0 Comments