EGSC biology students help at Ohoopee Dunes

by | February 9, 2018 2:38 pm

   As part of East Georgia State College’s commitment to providing real-world experiences for its students, Taylor Culp, Amber Grimes, and Blaine Bellflower, students in the Bachelor of Science in Biology program, visited the Ohoopee Dunes Wildlife Management Area on November 17, 2017, to assist the Department of Natural Resources.

   Joined by Dr. David Chevalier, chair of the biology department at EGSC, and Dr. Mincey Moffett, botanist from the Nongame Conservation – Wildlife Resources Division of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the students visited the McLeod Bridge tract of the Ohoopee Dunes to collect seeds from wild plants, which would then be cultivated on the EGSC campus. The plants will then be used by the DNR for habitat restoration.

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