Big questions, local data

Big questions, local data: Capps lab member and M.S. student Kyle Connelly interns with the Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities Department to help build a geodatabase to answer questions about septic systems Over 26 million housing units in the U.S. rely on onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS’s or septic systems)[1], and about 16% of new homes […]

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Christine Fallon participates in the Directorate Fellowship Program through the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service

This summer, MS student, Christine Fallon, participated in the Directorate Fellowship Program (DFP) with the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). She worked with Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Vian, OK; a refuge which primarily manages habitat for migratory waterfowl, shorebirds, and wading birds in the Central Flyway. She analyzed data from a national waterbird […]

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Biology at Tonto National Monument

New Capps Lab team member, Emily Martin, reflects on her time as a biological technician at Tonto National Monument in Roosevelt, Arizona. For the past year, I worked as a biological technician at Tonto National Monument in Roosevelt, Arizona for the National Park Service through the Student Conservation Association. Tonto is a small park located […]

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Reflecting on an Internship with UGA Marine Extension

Capps Lab Member and Double Dawg, Maddie Monroe Reflects on her Time as an Intern During the summer of 2019, I interned with the University of Georgia Marine Extension (MAREX) department.  I worked closely with research scientist, Dr. Jay Brandes at the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and Marine Educator, Dodie Sanders at UGA Marine Extension […]

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Denzell Cross Awarded the Prestigious Ford Predoctoral Fellowship!

The Capps Lab is excited to celebrate Denzell Cross and his Ford Predoctoral Fellowship Award! This year the program awarded approximately 65 predoctoral fellowships. These fellowships provide three years of support for individuals engaged in graduate study leading to a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree. The awards are made to individuals […]

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