The East Carolina Biodiversity Initiative (formerly the “Center for Biodiversity”) promotes and supports research, education, and outreach associated with global biodiversity. The East Carolina Biodiversity Initiative serves the community of eastern North Carolina by providing educational programs designed to engage citizens in issues related to the conservation of biodiversity and its relevance to human health and quality of life.
On Friday, April 7th, we will participate in ECU’s High School STEM Day. Biology will host two different activities to show the diverse options available in STEM careers.
The Biodiversity Initiative and Department of Biology at East Carolina University will host an Earth Day Expo on April 11th from 4-6pm in the breezeway of Howell Science Complex with interactive events for people of all ages. Various ECU researchers and local non-profit organizations will have displays and activities available on topics related to biodiversity.There will be live animals and plants, lab activities, natural history story times, and more!Kids from various after school programs will be attending and the public is welcome! For more information, please contact Heather Vance-Chalcraft at email@example.com or 252-328-9841, or visit our Facebook page.This event is a North Carolina Science Festival event (http://www.ncsciencefestival.org/).
On Saturday, April 22nd, we will participate in Sylvan Height Bird Park’s Earth Day event from 10am-2pm.Come join us to gain a greater appreciation for the diversity of birds!