Researchers honored for contributions to water research, education

The NC Source Water Collaborative honored Southern Research Station’s leadership and contributions to a vast body of knowledge with a Source Water Protection Award in the category of Education for “Defining and Understanding How Forests Protect Watersheds and Source Water.”

Eastern Threat Center research hydrologist Ge Sun, station research hydrologist Pete Caldwell and station project leader Jim Vose accepted the award at a March 15 ceremony during the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina system’s annual conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. Additional scientists honored with the award include center research ecologist Steve McNulty, SRS research ecologist Kitty Elliott and project leader Chelcy Miniat, Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory, and SRS project leader Dave Wear, Center for Integrated Forest Science.