New paper: Population models for bog turtles

This paper in Animal Conservation, by Mike Knoerr, Anna Tutterow, Gabrielle Graeter, Shannon Pittman and Kyle Barrett, analyzes population growth rate estimates and management interventions for 5 NC bog turtle sites. When sharing the paper, Mike wrote, “… thank you all for your contributions to this paper… It’s built on the back of decades of…

Guest Post: Pitcher Plant Flies by Peter Kann, Eastern Carolina University

What do you think of when you think of flies?  Annoyance at picnics or in the house? Maybe you think of the itching bites that some species inflict? In reality, flies are an extremely diverse group of insects that lead complex and often dangerous lives. Flies can be predators, pollinators, pest-controllers, blood-suckers, herbivores, and even…