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Research explores effects of a warming climate on the region’s Christmas tree industry

Biology News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 12pm
BOONE—Local Christmas tree farms are providing a backyard laboratory for Dr. Howard Neufeld, an Appalachian State University biology professor who is interested in how a warming climate might affect the tree industry’s future. The information he hopes to glean is important because it can help tree farmers make decisions regarding future plantings and farm locations. The [...]

Bräuer receives Fulbright-Saastamoien Foundation Award

Biology News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 11am
BOONE—When Suzanna Bräuer travels to Finland in January, she will combine lifelong interests that began when she was a school student: science, international travel and learning foreign languages. An associate professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology, Bräuer has received a Fulbright-Saastamoien Foundation Award in Health and Environmental Sciences to teach and conduct research at [...]