Posted Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:08:00 -0800
Six Rangeland Center members recently published papers in a journal dedicated to animal science. The Translational Animal Science’s December 2019 issue featured University of Idaho faculty and graduate students from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the College of Natural Resources and U of I Extension. Authors in the Rangeland Center included Jim Sprinkle, beef extension specialist; Tracey Johnson, assistant professor of wildlife habitat ecology in rangeland systems and director of research at Rinker Rock Creek Ranch; Melinda Ellison, assistant professor of range livestock research; Carmen Willmore, Extension educator for Lincoln County; Joseph Sagers, Extension educator for Jefferson County; and John Hall, superintendent of the Nancy M. Cummings Research, Extension and Education Center and cattle management lead at Rinker Rock Creek Ranch. Read more
Posted Tue, 21 Jan 2020 09:37:00 -0800
BOISE, Idaho — Jan. 21, 2020 — Jim Johnson, senior associate dean of the College of Forestry at Oregon State University (OSU), will speak during the Idaho Forest Group Distinguished Speaker Series 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in Boise. Read more
Restoration of forests locally and internationally is more relevant than ever. Developing and sharing best practices for nursery production, filling niche markets with specialized trees, and fire restoration are top priorities at our forest nursery, first started in 1909.
For more than 75 years the college has committed to hands-on STEM education and research on the banks of Payette Lake. Learning from the land in this natural classroom provides thousands of students of all ages the opportunity to not just learn science, but to live it.
This remote research station in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness is a pristine research and education site, surrounded by more than four million acres of wilderness. UI has owned the facility since 1970 and the college continues to invest in infrastructure and programming at this unique site.
Developing sustainable forest practices and practical experience come together on these 12,500 acres of timberland within a short drive from campus. This outdoor classroom is not only a hands-on training ground, it also the site of extensive research and outreach.