Maggie Jones Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

March 22, 2017

NREM Graduate Student Awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Maggie Jones imageCongratulations to Maggie Jones, NREM Graduate Assistant, on recently being awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. 

New Summer Courses in Montana

January 30, 2017

ISU Field Courses are being offered THIS SUMMER in Montana!

Join us Thursday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m. in 118 Horticulture Hall for an information session about courses being offered this summer in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana. 


The courses being offered are:

NREM Seeking an Assistant Professor Forestry/Silviculture

January 25, 2017

The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) at Iowa State University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in forestry/silviculture at the assistant professor level.  The position is a 9-month appointment and has responsibilities in teaching, research, and service (a standard appointment is 45%, 45%, and 10%, respectively).

NREM207 Outdoor Skills Weekend Fun

December 19, 2016

The NREM207 Outdoor Skills Weekend (OSW) is based off of the popular national program, Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow.  The NREM207 Outdoor Skills Weekend is aimed at undergraduates in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, especially Forestry and Animal Ecology majors in our department who might have little or no experience recreating and/or working outdoors.

Real-Life NREM Adventure of Mario Pagni

December 8, 2016

Mario Halibut fishing Here is a glimpse into the real-life NREM adventure of Mario Pagni, spring 2014 Summa Cum Laude ISU graduate with double majors in Forestry and Public Service & Administration. 

Success at SAF Convention

November 28, 2016

In early November, fourteen students from the ISU Forestry Club/Society of American Foresters Student Chapter attended the Society of American Foresters Annual Convention in Madison Wisconsin.  Their attendance was facilitated by support from NREM, along with the Dean and Ann Einspahr Travel Fund. 






Memorial set for Rick Hall

September 28, 2016

Rick HallRick Hall, natural resource ecology and management professor, died on Sept. 21 of acute myeloid leukemia. He was 69 years old.

Hall joined ISU’s forestry department (now NREM) in 1974. He served as interim chair of the department from 2008 to 2009 and held the Arthur and Frances Wallace Endowed Professorship in forestry from 2004 to 2010. He was an Iowa State alumnus, earning a bachelor's degree in forest management in 1969.

A celebration of life program will be held Oct. 9 at 10:30 a.m. at the ISU Alumni Center.

New Mural Completed in 114 Science II

August 29, 2016

Mural in 114 Science II is complete

Check out the newly completed mural in 114 Science II.  Look for examples of Iowa native habitat and wildlife.


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