Environmental Biology
Biology 1230C - Fall 2007
Georgia Southern University
3:30-4:45 MW
Room 1119 Biology Building

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"The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities
of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction."
-- Rachel Carson © 1954

Dr. Lissa Leege
Office
: Biology 1103C
Phone: 912-681-0800
Email: leege@georgiasouthern.edu
Course page: http://www.bio.georgiasouthern.edu/bio-home/leege/welcome.html
Web page: http://www.bio.GeorgiaSouthern.edu/bio-home/leege/Leege_Lissa.html
Office Hours: Tues. 2:00-3:00 and by appointment.


*Notice Board*

If you have not yet done so , Please fill out this post-project survey on Environmental Service asap.

Final exam grades are now posted. To determine your final course grade add this (out of 150) to your total points from the previous spread sheet and divide by 600.

Class average was 76% on the final -- very good for a cumulative final! And better yet, overall class average for the course was 81% --- this is the first time I have ever had a large class do so well collectively. Congratulations!

Look for a feature article on your Botanical Garden service in their newsletter and for some good press elsewhere.

Thanks for your many contributions this semester! I've enjoyed working with you and hope to see more of you in the future!

Just as a reminder: if you need to discuss your grade, you must make an appointment to speak with me in person: by law I cannot do so via email or phone.

 

FYI
Biology Tutoring in Academic Success Center
Mon: 5-7pm
Tu: 5-8pm
Wed: 12-2pm & 7-10pm
Th: 2-8pm
F: 11am-2pm

 


Course Links

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Links

Research
Library Guide for Biology Research (GSU library)

Environmental Biology in the News
CNN.com (Check under Tech and Science)
ABC News
Statesboro Herald
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The New York Times
National Public Radio

Organizations
The Nature Conservancy
National Wildlife Federation
Environmental Defense Fund
GSEN (Georgia Southern Environmental Network)

What can you do?
Figure your out your ecological footprint and reduce it
Campaign earth providing the path for a sustainable future, one step at a time
Save the rainforest at this website
Join
SAGE - a GSU environmental student group
Recycle
Check out the value of recycling w/the "conversionator"
Conserve energy and resources
Contact your representatives about environmental issues

Nearby natural areas to visit
Georgia Southern Botanical Garden
Georgia Southern Wildlife Center
George L. Smith State Park (near Twin City - 45 min. from Statesboro)
Magnolia Springs State Park


Check out some of these nuclear power links:
PBS Frontline Nuclear Reaction (Public opinion r.e. nukes, a quiz, interactive pictures - a wonderful resource)
Yucca Mountain High Level Waste Storage
State of Nevada opposition to Yucca Mountain site
U.S. decision NOT to reprocess nuclear waste (Pros and Cons)
Operate a nuclear power plant
Protest in Germany over nuclear fuel transport
Nuclear fusion basics
More fusion



Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University

last modified: 12/5/07