In this episode of Step Outside, we speak with PhD student Ash Cable about her research to identify habitat needs of female tri-colored bats and to determine if this species is being affected by environmental contaminants.
Step Outside: Identifying Habitat Needs of Female Tri-Colored Bats
Berckmans Joins UTIA’s Precision Livestock Farming Team
World-renowned Scientist To Help Shape Research Direction
UT AgResearch Announces New Precision Livestock Farming Initiative
New Research Unit Named for UTIA Supporter Waymon Hickman
MS Assistantship Available to Study Bog Turtles in Tennessee
Professor Charles Kwit is offering a two-year MS Research/Teaching Assistantship.
Step Outside: Investigating the Life History of the Laurel Dace through a Surrogate Species
MS student and Tennessee Aquarium employee Shawna Fix explains how studying the life history of a closely related species gives scientists more information on the endangered Laurel Dace. Listen to…
Step Outside: Prevention and Mitigation of a Dangerous Amphibian Pathogen
In this episode of Step Outside, David Carter and Adri Tompros discuss their research on Bsal, a recently discovered pathogen that eats away at amphibian skin. Bsal has been found across Europe, and Davis and Adri are part of a concerted effort to prevent further spread and transmission in the US.
Step Outside: Can Native Grasses Benefit Bobwhite Populations?
In this episode, PhD student Doug Mitchell explains how replacing fescue with native warm-season grasses could benefit bobwhite populations across the Southeast.
Researchers Find that Experimental Methodologies Affect Pathogenicity of Bsal Fungus
With the recent discovery of the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) in Europe, numerous studies are attempting to understand its pathogenicity, and hopefully, ward off infections in other locations. However, there is no standard set of methodologies for studying the pathogen.
Step Outside: Investigating Wild Turkey Populations
In this episode of Step Outside, PhD student Lindsey Phillips talks with us about her comprehensive research on wild turkey population declines in Middle Tennessee. Listen to Step Outside episode…
Step Outside: Elk Reintroduction in East Tennessee
In this episode of Step Outside, we’re taking an interdisciplinary dive into exploring public perceptions, trust, and confidence in Tennessee’s elk reintroduction program with PhD student Cristina Watkins. Listen to…