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Wed, 10/21/2020 - 12:03pm - How you experience the outdoors goes beyond the present tense. Whether you’re swatting mosquitos in your backyard or hiking through a national park, our relationship with nature is rooted in access, lived experience, personal connections and history. It relates to race, policies, power and identity. And so much more.
News, Seminar
Mon, 10/19/2020 - 11:42am - A good day of fishing can mean different things to different people. It goes beyond what you catch (or don’t). A successful day out on a lake or river is also affected by factors such as whether you want to fish from the shore or a boat or what kind of fish are stocked. Any fishery can be one angler’s secret spot—and another’s last resort.
News, Research
Associated Personnel: Dr. Cecil Jennings
Mon, 10/19/2020 - 11:39am - When rural towns look for ideas to widen their economic base, tourism isn’t always the most obvious solution—especially during a pandemic. But a new study by University of Georgia researchers offers a potential road map, connecting landscapes to preferences among motorcycle enthusiasts. By designating and marketing scenic byways, rural communities could appeal to a specific set of tourists who prefer small roads with no clear destination.
News, Research
Associated Personnel: Krista Merry
Mon, 10/19/2020 - 09:50am - Smartphone apps that are marketed to support contact tracing are one component in stemming the spread of COVID-19. But by relying on a phone’s global positioning system, these apps may also be introducing unintended location errors affected by buildings or landscapes, according to a study by a University of Georgia researcher.
News, Research
Associated Personnel: Krista Merry