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Fractals and Flow

Written on: November 19th, 2018 in Education & OutreachGuest BlogSt. Jones Reserve

Outdoors, patterns abound. One need not be a mathematician in order to view and appreciate them. The widening whorls of seeds in a sunflower head are often used to illustrate the Fibonacci sequence of numbers (0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8….) in which each figure is the sum of the two preceding digits. Other […]


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We Monitor “What” in the Water?

Written on: August 15th, 2018 in Blackbird Creek ReserveEducation & OutreachResearch

An experience that is avoided by most college students became the beginning of a morning adventure… I was up before the sun; a rarity in itself. I had risen from the depths of my room to explore the waters of Blackbird Creek on a nekton trawl. The word nekton was absent from my vocabulary prior […]


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DNERR’s Tree Swallows and Bluebirds Need YOU

Written on: July 11th, 2018 in Blackbird Creek ReserveEducation & OutreachSt. Jones ReserveVolunteers

DNERR’s Tree Swallows and Bluebirds Need YOU Spring is here, and the St. Jones and Blackbird Creek Reserves have sprouted a number of mysterious, wooden boxes affixed to PVC poles. Where did these boxes come from? And why? With such questions in mind, this writer approached Christina Whiteman, DNERR’s Environmental Scientist and Stewardship Coordinator, and […]


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DNERR Summer Interns!

Written on: June 19th, 2018 in Coastal Training ProgramEducation & OutreachResearchSt. Jones Reserve

  The DNERR staff would like to welcome the helpful hands of our summer interns!  This group is eager to get to work and learn the tricks of their trade.  We are all looking forward to a fun, educational, and fantastic summer! Jared Ryan – Education Intern I am currently a sophomore at the University […]


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Yay! Fishies Again!

Written on: May 8th, 2018 in Education & OutreachGuest BlogSt Jones Events and ProgramsSt. Jones Reserve

DNERR always offers something unexpected, and recently, one needed only to look overhead to see it. In the lab at the St. Jones Reserve, dual clotheslines were strung with, no, not freshly laundered lab jackets or drip-drying dip-nets, but damp sheets of colorfully daubed paper. The sheets overflowed onto many of the nearby horizontal surfaces. Though I […]


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