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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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Natural Resources | Science | Geological Sciences | Forest Resources | News Release
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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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Natural Resources | Environmental Science | Faculty and Staff Announcement
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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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Traveling Symposium Provides Tools to Thrive in the Range Livestock Industry
Posted: Friday, March 13
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — March 13, 2015 — The University of Idaho Rangeland Center and partners will offer the 2015 Idaho Range Livestock Symposium, a one-day traveling program packed with information for livestock producers and land managers, at three locations across southern Idaho April 7-9. Local ranchers will share their perspectives and provide overviews of their operations at each...
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Agricultural and Life Sciences | Natural Resources | Rangeland Ecology and Management | Neil Rimbey | News Release | Faculty and Staff Announcement | Beef
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UI Researcher Returns to His Roots to Grow Reforestation Effort
Posted: Tuesday, March 3
For Kent Apostol, a research scientist in the University of Idaho’s College of Natural Resources, returning to his home country to grow a sustainable agroforestry industry is more than service-learning — the native of the Philippines sees the potential to plant seeds of entrepreneurship, growing a profitable and ecologically sustainable agroforestry industry. He and Kea Woodruff, a se...
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Research Team Clamping Down on Invasive Asian Clams in Lake Pend Oreille
Posted: Thursday, February 19
MOSCOW, Idaho – February 18, 2015 – A University of Idaho research team from the College of Natural Resources is leading the charge to remove Asian clams from Lake Pend Oreille’s Ellisport Bay. This effort is funded and undertaken in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Since their discovery in 201...
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Natural Resources | Research | News Release
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Former SeaWorld Whale Trainers on Hand for Film and Seminar
Posted: Monday, October 13 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Oct. 13, 2014 — A series of events featuring three former SeaWorld trainers appearing in the film “Blackfish” will be Oct. 16 and 17 in Moscow.  The events will include discussion of animals in captivity, endangered animals, orca and salmon conservation, and the role of science in activism. The events begin with the viewing of “Blackfish,&rdquo...
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Homegrown University of Idaho Building Highlights Idaho Forest Industry
Posted: Tuesday, September 9 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – Sept. 8, 2014 – “Grown in Idaho” is taken to a higher level as the University of Idaho’s latest building, located at the Franklin H. Pitkin Forest Nursery, is dedicated Friday, Sept. 12. The meeting and office facility on the Troy Highway is a teaching tool showcasing many building and design techniques, unique construction and energy efficiency that ...
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Lisette Waits Named Head of UI Fish and Wildlife Sciences
Posted: Wednesday, June 25 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 18, 2014 –Lisette Waits, professor of wildlife sciences at the University of Idaho, is the newly named head of the Fish and Wildlife Sciences Department in the College of Natural Resources at the retirement of Kerry Reese, professor of wildlife sciences. “I am excited to have the opportunity to serve as the new department head of Fish and Wildlife Sciences,&r...
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Natural Resources | Fish & Wildlife Resources | Lisette Waits | Kerry Reese | News Release
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