Rice Rivers News and Events

News and events

Yellow-crowned night herons adjust to changing climate

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Yellow-crowned Night Herons are showing a clear response to the earlier and earlier appearance of spring temperatures in Virginia.

Assessment of shorebird hunting policies published

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

One of the greatest challenges in managing migratory birds is that they exist within a legal quandary.

Fisheries meeting held at Rice

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Virginia Commonwealth University recently hosted the annual meeting of the Sustainable Fisheries Goal Implementation Team at the VCU Rice Rivers Center.

Researcher investigates environmentally friendly mosquito management

Monday, June 27, 2016

Virginia Commonwealth University alumna Katie Bellile has always been very clear about what she wants.

Evolving science: VCU Rice Rivers Center hosts seventh annual research symposium

Monday, June 13, 2016

A new frog species, a look at songbird population dynamics in the nonbreeding season, a device to simulate sea-level rise, and how urbanization could be affecting inchworms...

Black Lights and Owls IX

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

For the ninth year in a row, Black Light and Owls (BLO) recently drew a wonderfully engaged crowd of citizen scientists out to the Rice Rivers Center

Measuring flux: New meteorological tower at the Rice Rivers Center

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Standing at the edge of the wetlands at the VCU Rice Rivers Center, a 20-foot aluminum tower stands juxtaposed among the wild plants and grasses.

Oyster Restoration Day at Rice

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

On April 17, the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program (VOSRP) held an oyster restoration day at the VCU Rice Rivers Center.

Bukaveckas’ research a helpful link for water quality problems in Western Australia

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

On May 4, Dr. Paul Bukaveckas gave a seminar at the Oceans Institute at the University of Western Australia, as part of the OI Futures Forum.

Wetlands walk attracts engaged crowd

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

On April 9, Joe Morina, a graduate student in VCU’s Biology Department, led a wetlands walk at the Rice Rivers Center.

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