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Middle School Students Join WVU Researchers To Study Acid Rain In Tucker County

Since 1989, West Virginia University (WVU) scientists have been studying the environmental effects of acid rain in the Fernow Experimental Forest in Tucker County. COVID-19 pandemic restrictions forced the long-term experiment to change in recent years, and researchers are now inviting local students to take part in the project's next phase. Chris Schulz sat down with WVU biology professor Edward Brzostek to discuss the changes.

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Tucker Co. Eighth Graders Take Part In Years-Long WVU Experiment

Since 1989, West Virginia University scientists have been studying the environmental effects of acid rain in the Fernow Experimental Forest in Tucker County. Eighth-grade students will soon get to help.

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Meet the Little Green Clover That Beat the Odds

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is moving to take a rare species of plant found in the Ohio Valley off of the endangered species list. Amid…

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West Virginia Forests Aid Scientists in Understanding Role Nitrogen Plays in Carbon Storage

A new study featuring research conducted at an experimental forest in West Virginia is shedding light on how the carbon-storing ability of soils, and the…

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