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).

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65th Annual Midwestern Forester's Conclave - Save the Date!

January 9, 2017

The 65th Annual Midwestern Forester's Conclave will be at Saylorville Lake, Prairie Flower North campground on April 1st. We are expecting 14-16 teams with 200-250 competitors! More information can be found on the 65th Annual Midwester Forester's Conclave FaceBook Page.

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.

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.

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Estefany Argueta, Animal Ecology Senior, Wins Inaugural Award

September 23, 2016

Congratulations to Estefany Argueta, senior in animal ecology!

Estefany was presented with the inaugural George Washington Carver Spirit of Innovation and Service Award on Sept. 20th in St. Louis!

Read more about Estefany here…/isu-student-awarded-george-wa…

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Forestry Student wins Xi Sigma Pi West Central Region Scholarship

April 7, 2016

Congratulations to Logan Halverson for being awarded the first place Xi Sigma Pi West Central Region Scholarship for 2015-2016! 

The award is presented to student members who show exceptional promise based on participation in Xi Sigma Pi activities, leadership in community and campus organizations, professional activities, and academic achievement.

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NREM Graduate Seminar Book Review Published

February 24, 2016

Dr. Klaver reviewed Large Carnivore Conservation as part of a graduate seminar and seminar participants represented the full range of readers who might be interested in the book: natural resource managers, citizen advocates, researchers, and students.  Although we encountered a variety of opinions based on our different backgrounds and orientations, we discovered a surprising amount of consensus both about what the book does well and where it falls short of our expectations.


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