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July 01, 2020

As fall 2020 approaches, the following plans and guidelines are available for Science II:

Science II Guidelines

May 27, 2020

Students in this Spring semester's course "Conserving Biodiversity in Urban Regions" took a close at conservation efforts in Polk County. What they found has been compiled into a comprehensive, interactive presentation within Prezi titled "Where the Wild Things Could Be"

March 17, 2020

Based on recent recommendations from both the CDC and Governor Reynolds, the decision has been made to cancel this year’s NREM Recognition Banquet.

March 12, 2020

After consulting with multiple faculty members, including NREM Department Chair Dr. Steve Dinsmore, the NREM Graduate Student Organization has decided to cancel ALL Spring 2020 NREM seminars.

February 21, 2020

The Iowa Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Iowa State University is leading research on two projects focusing on oxbow restorations and the federally endangered Topeka shiner.

February 03, 2020

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University researchers are contributing to the development of a new research area, “sustainable urban systems,” by working with other researchers and community officials to find solutions to some of the biggest challenges within the Mississippi River watershed.

January 23, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Dense urban areas use up more energy, water and food resources than they can produce themselves, forcing them to rely on external sources. But a team of researchers is imagining bold new ways to make Midwestern cities more self-reliant.

January 09, 2020

Prairie strips planted at strategic locations within corn and soybean fields have a number of environmental benefits and are now an eligible conservation practice under the Conservation Reserve Program. Image courtesy of Omar de Kok-Mercado.
Prairie strips planted at strategic locations within corn and soybean fields have a number of environmental benefits and are now an eligible conservation practice under the Conservation Reserve Program. Image courtesy of Omar de Kok-Mercado. Larger image.

AMES, Iowa – U.S. farmers will be able to collect federal conservation payments for installing prairie strips on their land, and Iowa State University researchers helped bridge the gap between the latest science and federal policy.

September 17, 2019
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May 07, 2019

A big thank you to everyone who came out to the 2nd Annual NREM Softball Game. We had a great turn out this year. As usual, we were having so much fun we forgot to keep score!

May 07, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore, who has accepted a position on the Science Advisory Board of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, a DOE-funded center located at the University of Wisconsin. She was recruited to represent agricultural and sustainability interests.

April 26, 2019

The HATCH project just published a paper on state natural resource agency administrators vs. agriculture experiment directors perspectives on natural resource management.

View this video from the HATCH project, and read the associated paper.

April 17, 2019

student clean up crewPictured are NREM graduate students taking part in the Story County Clean Up.

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