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Dr. Whit Gibbons writes a weekly environmental column called "Ecoviews." It is published by several newspapers across the United States. If you have an environmental question or comment for Dr. Gibbons, email wgibbons(at)uga.edu.

 

   Ecoviews 2017:
   Dec 10 2017 WINTER BRINGS QUESTIONS ABOUT HORNET NESTS
   Dec 03 2017 THE BIG TURTLE YEAR IS NEARLY OVER
   Nov 26 2017 OLD-FIELD MICE HAVE ESCAPE TUNNELS
   Nov 19 2017 THANKSGIVING MEANS TURKEY TIME
   Nov 12 2017 ECOLOGY BOOK CLUB RAISES TOUGH QUESTIONS
   Nov 05 2017 DOES RADIATION AFFECT TURTLES?
   Oct 29 2017 SKELETONS ARE NOT JUST FOR HALLOWEEN
   Oct 22 2017 STATE FLOWERS AND TREES MAKE STATEMENTS
   Oct 15 2017 WILDLIFE OF THE SOUTHEAST SETS THE BAR
   Oct 08 2017 DO MALES SNAKES FIGHT EACH OTHER?
   Oct 01 2017 BEES HAVE THERMOSTATS, CAN REGULATE TEMPERATURE IN HIVES
   Sep 24 2017 HONEYBEES ARE AMAZING INSECTS
   Sep 17 2017 ECOLOGICAL SCAVENGER HUNTS MAKE GREAT SCHOOL PROJECTS
   Sep 13 2017 WHAT IS THE LEAST UNDERSTOOD PROGRAM OF THE USFWS?
   Sep 03 2017 ANIMALS MOSTLY UNPERTURBED BY ECLIPSE
   Aug 27 2017 HOW DO YOU CATCH A BAT?
   Aug 20 2017 CAN ANIMALS PREDICT NATURAL DISASTERS?
   Aug 13 2017 HOW OLD DO MAMMALS GET?
   Aug 06 2017 HOW DO YOU LURE SNAKES BACK INTO THE WOODS?
   Jul 30 2017 GATORS REQUIRE SPECIAL CAPTURE TECHNIQUES
   Jul 23 2017 INSECT EATS BIRDS IS NEWS
   Jul 16 2017 SOME STATE ANIMALS ARE NOT NATIVE SPECIES
   Jul 09 2017 WATER BEARS LOOK LIKE THEY WOULD MAKE NEAT PETS
   Jul 02 2017 VOLCANIC ERUPTION COULD COOL DOWN HEATED RHETORIC
   Jun 25 2017 PHANTOM CRANE FLIES LIVE UP TO THEIR NAME
   Jun 18 2017 IS THERE A PYTHON IN YOUR FUTURE?
   Jun 11 2017 LIGHTNING BUGS, FIREFLIES ARE THE SAME THING
   Jun 04 2017 IT'S ONLY A TREE
   May 28 2017 MANY ANIMALS MAKE CORKSCREW BURROWS
   May 21 2017 TURTLE TOY ART IMITATES AN INVASIVE SPECIES
   May 14 2017 DRAGONFLIES, DAMSELFLIES ARE FASCINATING CREATURES
   May 07 2017 DEER, TREE FROGS AND SALAMANDERS BRING QUESTIONS
   Apr 30 2017 CHUBS, SHINERS HAVE A RELATIONSHIP
   Apr 23 2017 WHAT IS THE RIGHT WHALE?
   Apr 16 2017 PUFF ADDERS HAVE A LURE AT BOTH ENDS
   Apr 09 2017 SNAKE SEASON WILL BE HERE FOR A WHILE
   Apr 02 2017 DO SNAKEHEAD FISH TRAVEL OVER LAND?
   Mar 26 2017 NUTRIAS ARE BIG RODENTS
   Mar 19 2017 WHAT MAKES MIGRATING BIRDS KEEP FLYING?
   Mar 12 2017 SIX BIG CATS ONCE LIVED IN AMERICA
   Mar 05 2017 DO FLORIDA PANTHERS ROAM WILD IN THE SOUTHEAST?
   Feb 26 2017 PLANTS CAN BE AS FASCINATING AS ANIMALS
   Feb 19 2017 SKUNKS ARE MORE ACTIVE NOW
   Feb 12 2017 ADVERTISING IS NOT JUST FOR HUMANS
   Feb 05 2017 WHY DO MOST ANIMALS HAVE TAILS?
   Jan 29 2017 ECOLOGY IS STILL IN THE NEWS
   Jan 22 2017 BIRDS WILL SOON BE CHANGING COLORS
   Jan 15 2017 WHY WOULD A FOX ENJOY A DEAD POSSUM?
   Jan 08 2017 WHAT DID WE LOSE IN 2016?
   Jan 01 2017 CONGRESS SHOULD MAKE RESOLUTIONS TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT
 
 
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