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  • Fungal Culture

Fungi update from Abaco students

In March we worked with students on Abaco to isolate some more fungi from diseased mangrove leaves. You can read a short update of what students at Forest Heights Academy found on their diseased mangrove leaves here!

A big thanks to the students at Forest Heights Academy, FRIENDS of the Environment, and KSLOF.

By |May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Mangroves and Creeks|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
  • red mangroves

New summary of mangrove die-off research

Recently we posted about bringing our mangrove disease research into the classroom. In addition to bringing field and lab skills into the classroom, we also developed a blog post for students to read and analyze as an addition to the mangrove education curriculum developed by Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation.  You can check […]

  • dead mangrove

Multiple Stressors in a Mangrove Die-off Poster

We presented a poster of our mangrove die-off research at the National Graduate Women of Science conference this past weekend. See a PDF of the poster here.

  • Abigail collecting data for red mangroves at the experiment site.
  • Chewed and diseased mangrove leaves.
  • Potential macro grazer.
  • Syringes filled with salt pellets near the roots of a flagged red mangrove tree.
  • Pore water extraction set up for salinity level testing.

Meet Abigail, an undergraduate from College of The Bahamas

See below for a guest post from College of The Bahamas student, Abigail Wallace. Thanks for your hard work, Abigail!

My name is Abigail Wallace and I am a Biochemistry undergraduate student at the College of The Bahamas in Freeport, Grand Bahama. This May, I assisted Ryann Rossi, a PhD candidate from NC State University, with her research on Red Mangrove […]

By |May 30th, 2016|Categories: Education, Undergraduate Research|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments
  • White mangrove leaves
  • Diseased mangrove leaves. They appear to be white and/or black mangrove leaves.
  • sampling site

Mangrove Data From Moore’s Island

Thanks to one of the teachers from the 2015 BREEF Teacher Training Workshop, we have some new information on the state of mangroves on Moore’s Island. She and her students did a handful of mangrove surveys near their school. Most of  the mangroves sampled were white mangrove (Laguncularia racemosa) or black mangrove (Avicennia germinans). Students found that disease was relatively […]

By |December 4th, 2015|Categories: Mangroves and Creeks|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments