The “Coastal & Estuarine Science News” recently highlighted a new paper by Pat Wiberg, Sarah Taube, Amy Ferguson, Marny Kremer and Matt Reidenbach that focused on the role oyster reefs play in the prevention of coastal erosion. You can read the highlight article at: https://cerf.memberclicks.net/cesn-january-2019#Article3.
Virginia Public Radio recently aired a piece talking about how ecoacoustics are being used to draw attention to the changing environment. You can hear it at:
VCR/LTER doctoral student Victoria Long is featured in a story on the LTER Network web site at: https://lternet.edu/stories/lter-road-trip-a-changing-landscape-along-virginias-eastern-shore/
UVA Today has a new story about ABCRC Site Director Cora Johnston at:
A piece by WVTF radio’s Beverly D’Angelo discusses how the seagrass restoration within the Virginia Coast Reserve might serve as a model for world-wide efforts. You can read and listen at: http://wvtf.org/post/virginias-efforts-restore-seaside-grasses-may-be-worldwide-model. Featured are interviews with Bo Lusk from The Nature Conservancy and Cora Johnston from the VCR/LTER & ABCRC.
The research of Penn State meteorology and LTER graduate student Jesus Ruiz-Plancarte is featured in a new story about uses of graduate fellowships.
You can read the full story at: http://news.psu.edu/story/511148/2018/03/19/research/fellowships-help-graduate-student-trace-carbon-cycling-salt-marsh
VCR/LTER Researchers Karen McGlathery and Peter Berg were featured in a recent UVA research highlights video at: Video of Seagrass and Sediments Research
A story on VCU’s web page features many photos of VCR/LTER researchers led by Julie Zinnert on Hog Island. You can read the full story and see the many photos at: https://vcu.exposure.co/island-time