Steven Pearson won First Place Award.

February 15, 2011 — Steven Pearson, a PhD candidate with advisor Dr. Harold Avery, won First Place for "Outstanding Student Poster Award" at the Partnership at the Delaware Estuary Science and Environmental Summit held in Cape May New Jersey last week. The title of his poster was "Resource Overlap and Potential Competition Between Invasive Red-eared Slider Turtles and Native Red-bellied Turtles in Pennsylvania." This important biennial regional meeting featured over 130 presentations on the science, education, and policy topics affecting the Delaware Estuary.