Tag: IRIS

  • Stream Crossings in Georgia: A Handbook for Connectivity and Resilience

    Stream Crossings in Georgia: A Handbook for Connectivity and Resilience

    As you drive the winding roads of Georgia, it’s a common occurrence to sail over a culvert or bridge and get a brief glimpse of a stream burbling away into the overgrowth before you’re whisked on to new views. These intersections of infrastructure and nature are so commonplace that we hardly think about them. However, […]

  • Young Dawg Spotlight: Gretchen Hinger

    Young Dawg Spotlight: Gretchen Hinger

    Meet the latest Young Dawg part of the IRIS team: Gretchen Hinger. The UGA Young Dawgs program is a high school internship program designed to prepare highschool juniors and seniors for college-level research. Hinger joined the IRIS team from Clarke Central High School. During her time at UGA, she worked with Dr. Matt Bilskie, helping […]

  • What is infrastructure?

    What is infrastructure?

    When most of us think about infrastructure, we envision the bridges, roads and network of pipes that help our communities run. However, there are all kinds of natural systems that provide support to our society, including the forests that help purify our drinking water and absorb run off to prevent flooding to the marshes that […]