On behalf on his committee, I invite you to join us on Thursday, May 16 at 9:00 AM in room 220 Science II for Aaron Matthews’s MS defense of his thesis entitled Invasive carp reproduction dynamics in the Upper Mississippi River.
Please join us next Tuesday, May 7 at 9:00 AM in room 333 Science II for Sally Carullo’s defense of her M.S. in Environmental Science. Sally’s thesis is entitled Investigating the impact of forested riparian areas of stream morphology in Iowa using aerial LiDAR. We hope to see you there!
Dr. Christopher Wilmers, University of California, Santa Cruz
Wildlife Ecology and Global Change Lab,
Title: "How fear and energetics structure the ecology of large terrestrial predators"
Dr. Brett Furnas, California Department of Fish and Wildlife,
Wildlife Investigations Laboratory, Title: “Biodiversity Monitoring in California for Informing Conservation Planning: Methods and Initial Results”
Please join us as the NREM department plants a bur oak tree on Arbor Day to honor Dr. Paul Wray, Professor Emeritus. The event will take place at 2 pm on Friday, April 26th on the west side of the campanile and southeast of Beardshear. Dr. Steve Jungst, Professor Emeritus, will be speaking. Students representing Xi Sigma Pi and Forestry Club will assist with the planting itself.
Find details at https://www.nrem.iastate.edu/2019-nrem-recognition-banquet-0
Dr. Don Orth, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Professor in Fish and Wildlife Conservation, “Science and Messaging of the Invasive Blue Catfish Ictalurus furcatus in Chesapeake Bay”
Joint Seminar with ENT: Dr. David Bowles, National Park Service, Heartland Inventory & Monitoring Network,“High magnitude springs of the Missouri Ozarks and their influence on river invertebrate communities"
Dr. Dan Dauwalter, Trout Unlimited, Fisheries Science Director in Boise, Idaho,“Remote Sensing, Population Viability Analysis, and the Next Generation of Native Trout Conservation”
Joint Seminar with ENT: Dr. Todd Hubbard, University of Iowa, State Hygienic Laboratory, “Caddisflies of Iowa: Biogeography and Biomonitoring”
Dr. Matthew Kauffman, University of Wyoming,Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit,Title: "Animal Movement, Anthropogenic Barriers, and Corridor Conservation in the American West"
Priya Nanjappa, Director of Operations,Conservation Science Partners, Inc in Fort Collins, CO,Title: “ Influencing Science-based Policy, Management, and Funding Using Principles of Inclusivity, Equity, and Diversity”
In 2016 and 2017 there were over 250 attendees at the Iowa Aquaculture Conference each year! This is a great way to meet and mingle with other producers, learn about the research and extension activities going on in the Midwest, and learn something new to take home to your business.
Friday Conference: Business Planning
Saturday Workshop: Fish Health & Water Quality
Registration starts in February at supportfarmers.com
Call 641-923-2232 for questions.
NREM Graduate Student IGNITE Talks!
Dr. Theodore Stankowich, California State: Long Beach, Associate Professor in Biological Sciences- Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology,“Spines, Sprays, and Shields: The Evolution of Prey Defenses and Aposematism in Mammals”
Dr. Kristy Duran, Adams State University, Professor of Biology, “Effects of Dwarf Mistletoe on Host Ecology”
Dr. Boris Jovanovic, Iowa State University, Term Assistant Professor in NREM- Aquatic Toxicology, “Microplastics in the Aquatic Environment”
Dr. Mark Boyce, University of Alberta, Alberta Conservation Association Chair in Fisheries & Wildlife,“Wolves for Yellowstone: Predicting Dynamics”
Bina Thapa, Iowa State University, PhD Candidate in NREM with Dr. Peter Wolter, “Spatio-temporal Distribution and Modeling of Spruce Budworm Outbreak in Border Lakes Ecoregion Using Long-term Remote Sensing Data”
Emily Zimmerman will defend her Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Identifying opportunities for co-production of commodities and water quality improvements in agricultural landscapes in the US Cornbelt” on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM in 333 Science II.
Natural Resource Ecology and Management GSO Seminar Series hosted Gregory Bond who presented at the 2015 Spring Seminar Series.
Natural Resource Ecology and Management GSO Seminar Series hosted Dr. Steve Dinsmore and Dr. Julie Blanchong, Iowa State University Department of NREM who presented at the Spring 2015 NREM Seminar Series.
Natural Resource Ecology and Management GSO Seminar Series hosted Dr. Mark Hixon, University of Hawaii who presented at the Spring 2015 NREM Seminar Series.