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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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Natural Resources | News Release
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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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Natural Resources | Fish & Wildlife Resources | News Release
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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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Technology-Driven Research Leaves Pygmy Rabbit Habitat Untouched
Posted: Monday, June 9 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 5, 2014 – Pygmy rabbits are benefitting from the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) used to conduct research on their southern Idaho habitat. While the rabbits’ homes are left undisturbed by the research, the technology is making a huge impact on the future of UAS use in Idaho. “This is like the satellite imagery of 15 years ago,” said Janet Ra...
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Natural Resources | Research | News Release
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UI Online Course Earns National Recognition
Posted: Friday, June 6 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – June 2, 2014 – Online learning used to be a lonely experience — one person with nothing but a computer and an Internet connection. But the experience is changing as classes become more dynamic, interactive and relevant, so much so that one course in the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources received the 2014 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Exemplary Cours...
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Western Forests Recover Quickly From Natural Wildfires
Posted: Monday, May 19 2014
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 19, 2014 – Lodgepole pine forests recover within a century following severe wildfires, according to a three-year study led by the University of Idaho in Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park. The research gives a benchmark for better understanding the impacts of naturally occurring wildfires.  The results were published recently in “New Phytologi...
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Natural Resources | Research | News Release | Philip Higuera
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