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State Briefs - Winston-Salem Journal


Winston-Salem Journal
5 rare red wolf pups born at N.C. Zoo. ASHEBORO — Five endangered American red wolves were born at the North Carolina Zoo last month. Zoo officials told local media the three females and two males were born April 15. All are healthy and doing well ...

From Drone Swarms to Tree Batteries, New Tech Is Revolutionizing Ecology and Conservation - Singularity Hub


Singularity Hub
Understanding Earth's species and ecosystems is a monumentally challenging scientific pursuit. But with the planet in the grip of its sixth mass extinction event, it has never been a more pressing priority. To unlock nature's secrets, ecologists turn ...

Biology Student Links Clean Air Act to Red Spruce Recovery in Appalachia - Newswise (press release)


Newswise (press release)
After a 50-year period of declining growth of the tree species prior to the Clean Air Act, a new study by Justin Mathias, a biology Ph.D. candidate, and Richard Thomas, chair and professor in the Department of Biology, found that declining air ...

Tree and Wood Identification: Red Oak

Blacksburg - United States

Pictures and facts about red oak leaves and wood.

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    WMS Kids' Section: Tree and Wood Identification - Red Oak

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