Fall 2015 NREM Senior Contribution Awardees Announced

December 2, 2015

On behalf of the Awards Committee and the Faculty and Staff of the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management I am pleased to announce that Erica Anderson, Jessica Colvin, Kailey James, Jeff Noble, Aaron Razo, and Nathan Seibert have been recognized as recipients of the Fall 2015 NREM Senior Contribution Award. 

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Professor Emeritus Bachmann and PhD Grad Canfield win Award

November 30, 2015

We are happy to acknowledge that Roger Bachmann, professor emeritus, and Dan Canfield, PhD Animal Ecology, received the 2015 LaBounty Best Paper Award for the co-authored article published in the journal Lake and Reservoir Management:

Bigham Stephens DL, Carlson RE, Horsburgh CA, Hoyer MV, Bachmann RW, Canfield DE. JR. 2015. Regional distribution of Secchi disk transparency in waters of the United States. Lake Reserv Manage. 31:55–63.

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Dr. Don Koo Lee, Forestry Alumni, wins Distinguished Alumni Award

November 10, 2015


We are proud of Dr. Don Koo Lee, MS Forestry ’75 and PhD Forestry ’78, a recipient of the George Washington Carver Distinguished Alumni Award (by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences). We were happy to host a reception on October 30, 2015 in his honor before the awards ceremony the same evening.

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Pursuing a Unifying Message: Elevating Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Research as a National Priority

December 5, 2014

Dr. Wintersteen and Brian Meyer at Iowa State University provided leadership for a report entitled, ‘Pursuing a Unifying Message: Elevating Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Research as a National Priority’ in partnership with Mississippi State University, Soil and Water Conservation Society, Texas Tech University and Colorado State University.

Jessica Hepker - 2011 Graduate

March 25, 2012

Eagle River, Wisconsin may not be the first place you think of when thinking of Forestry, but it is exactly where Jessica Hepker ended up, and she loves it. 
After graduating with a Forestry degree, with an option in Interpretation, in December of 2011, Jessica worked for the Des Moines Y camp with Mike Havik.  When her 3 months was completed there, she joined Trees for Tomorrow in Eagle River.  Trees for Tomorrow is a natural resource specialty school that provides educational programs to junior high and high school students.

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