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First-Generation College-Bound Students Benefit from UI/Verizon Partnership
Posted: Friday, July 24
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 24, 2015 — Twenty at-risk high school students are experiencing hands-on scientific learning as they investigate climate change, water quality, fuel alternatives and more during the University of Idaho’s Upward Bound Math Science program at the McCall Field Campus, supported by a $6,500 grant from the Verizon Foundation. The Upward Bound students are liv...
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Moscow Science Teachers Hike Mountain for UI Youth Science Program
Posted: Wednesday, July 22
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 22, 2015 — The experience of science camp is so important that two Moscow High School science teachers are enduring a 92-mile hike with 22,000-foot elevation change in five days to raise money for the Moscow sixth graders to attend the University of Idaho’s McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS). Mark Shipley and Ken Berger will hike the Wonderland Trail around...
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UI Scientists Predict Increase in Megafires Due to Climate Change
Posted: Tuesday, July 21
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 21, 2015 — More megafires are predicted into the mid-21st century as scientists apply climate models to fire-prone regions across the country. “Climate change will increase the odds of conditions that have historically led to megafires,” said UI’s Renaud Barbero, a postdoctoral researcher and lead author of a paper published this month in the In...
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UI Closes Experimental Forest to Public Due to Fire Risks
Posted: Tuesday, July 14
The University of Idaho College of Natural Resources has closed UI’s Experimental Forest statewide to the public until further notice due to persistent high fire danger. Firewood-cutting permits issued by the Experimental Forest are suspended until the closure is lifted. “We have taken a proactive move to alleviate the potential risk of wildfire due to this summer’s hot and dry w...
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UI Researcher Studying Complex Migration of Amazonian Catfish
Posted: Thursday, July 9
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 9 , 2015 —Using new techniques, researchers have uncovered details of one of the world’s longest and least understood migrations, which could aid the conservation of giant Amazonian fish. UI doctoral student Jens Hegg has shown that the migration patterns of Amazonian catfish are much more diverse than originally thought, which may influence the population&rs...
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Faculty Open House at McCall Field Campus Aug. 17-18
Posted: Tuesday, July 7
The 2015 UI-CNR McCall Field Campus and MOSS Open House for UI faculty will be held Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 17-18.  Spend time on the beautiful shores of Payette Lake to:   • Have fun with colleagues in the beautiful setting of McCall in August, • Meet the great people working at the McCall Field Campus, • Learn how you can engage in new McCall-based programs and facilit...
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Climate and Fires Tightly Linked Over the Past Century in the Northern Rocky Mountains
Posted: Thursday, July 2
MOSCOW, Idaho – July 2, 2015 – Despite large changes in forest management and fire suppression, climate strongly influences wildfire activity in the northern Rocky Mountains, according to research published by a team of University of Idaho and U.S. Geological Survey scientists. The increase in wildfires in the past 30 years coincides with an increase in warm, dry summer conditions...
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Mahler Named Director of Environmental Science Program
Posted: Friday, June 26
Robert Mahler, former associate director of the environmental science program, has been named the program director. Mahler is a professor of soil science and has worked at the University of Idaho since 1980. He has been active in the Environmental Science Program since its inception in 1993. Mahler is one of more than 90 faculty members across campus that participate in this university-wide prog...
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Student Wildlife Conclave Wins Competition
Posted: Wednesday, April 22
The University of Idaho Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society brought home top honors from the Western Student Conclave, one of five regional events held annually across the U.S. and Canada. The event, held this spring at Texas A&M in Kingsville, Texas, is a three-day competition where teams show their skills in telemetry, orienteering, plant and animal identification, fly fishing, skeet sh...
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CNR Alumni, Friends Honored For Career Achievements
Posted: Thursday, April 16
Eight alumni and two friends of the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources have received 2015 alumni awards from the college for their career achievements. International Alumni Achievement Award: Given to alumni who retain citizenship in another country and who exemplify a record of distinction in natural resource work in his or her home country. Martin Mendoza (Ph.D. ’85) is a p...
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