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Eclipse - August 21, 2017 - Andrews, NC

On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse was visible within a band across the entire contiguous United States. To witness this incredible event, we traveled to Andrews, NC, to the very center of the line of totality.

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Bats vs White-Nose Syndrome: What We Know!

A new video by Untamed Science that investigates the white-nose syndrome that is killing bats slowly but surely.

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Hope for the Hemlocks: Restoring Balance

Hemlock Woolly Adelgids are devastating the eastern hemlocks. What are we doing to help save them? It seems the answer lies in a few different approaches - predator introductions, saving the genes, regrowing the species and using some chemical applications.

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Invasive Species - Fight 'em or Throw in the Towel?

I'm sure you've probably heard of at least a few invasive species. Maybe you've heard of the Cane Toad. It's one of the classic introductions of invasive species gone wrong. It was introduced to eat pests in cane fields and then turned into a plague of epic proportions in Northern Australia.

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Carpenters Elementary Environmental Science Day

This video was taken at the Carpenters Elementary School Environmental Science Day on March 10, 2017. Carpenters Elementary is part of the Blount County School system and is located in Maryville, TN.

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How to Get Good, Clean Drinking Water: The Big Picture Approach

This new video by Untamed Science features the scientists and research at Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory.

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American chestnut study comparing bare-root and containerized seedlings

This video was shot on the Nantahala Ranger District of the Nantahala National Forest in western NC. Forest Service Research Forester, Stacy Clark, describes a study that is comparing hybrid American chestnuts bred for blight resistance against pure American chestnut (not blight resistant) and pure Chinese chestnut (blight resistant). For each seedling type (hybrid, American, Chinese), the study is also comparing the effect of container grown seedlings using a patented container method (RPM ®) versus seedlings grown as bareroot nursery seedlings

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Fire Preparations at Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory

Katherine Elliott discusses preparatory measures being taken at Coweeta in the face of the Rock Mountain Fire.

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Sap Flux Data Processing with Baseliner

Research Ecologist Chris Oishi discusses techniques for measuring sap flux, and introduces a new processing program that can help interpret and normalize this data.

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Why Fire is Good (But You Still Shouldn't Start a Forest Fire)

Smokey's message is clear now - don't start a forest fire. He makes no judgement about whether or not the fire itself is good or bad. That's because we know how important fire is for the ecosystem.

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