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Aquaculture Conference

November 22, 2017

Panelists The 2017 Iowa Aquaculture Conference was a well-attended event with many people interested in all manners of fish farming. Around 250 people attended the event.

2017 Iowa Aquaculture Conference

November 14, 2017

The 2017 Iowa Aquaculture Conference is being co-sponsored by Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers, Iowa State University and the North Central Aquaculture Center (NCRAC). Over 250 individuals are pre-registered for the conference that will be held in Ames on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. 

STRIPS paper makes headlines in this week's PNAS Early Edition

October 3, 2017

The STRIPS project is very much a collaborative effort that includes Iowa farmers and landowners, ISU extension and research faculty hat has developed a sustainable soil/water conservation practice that provides numerous benefits to Iowa’s environment.  Lisa Schulte-Moore has provided leadership for the development of the concept, conducting the research, publishing results, and delivering the results to Iowa’s landowners.

Alumni Dr. DeClerck return for Feeding the World Seminar Series

August 31, 2017

An alumni of our Forest Biology MS program, Dr. Fabrice DeClerck, will speak at the Global Program's Feeding the World Seminar Series. Dr. DeClerck serves as Senior Scientist, Agricultural Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, at Bioversity International. He will speak on the topic:

“Food system transformations for sustainability and health”

When:  October 12 from 3:40 – 5:00

Where:  1204 Kildee Hall (Ensminger Room)

NREM participated in George Washington Carver Internship Program

August 25, 2017

Rosemary Galdamez, an incoming senior at North High School in Des Moines, Iowa, is one of 19 George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship Program interns this year. The high school student completed a research project with Carver Program mentor Thomas Isenhart, a professor in the department of natural resource ecology and management. 

To read more about Rosemary's adventure, click here.

Professor Emeritus - 2017 Citizen of the Year

July 13, 2017

Congratulations to Natural Resource Ecology and Management Professor Emeritus and former IA Cooperative and Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Leader, Dr. Erwin Klaas on being awarded Story County Iowa's Citizen of the Year!

Forestry Camp History goes live

May 19, 2017

The outstanding NREM/ENT BioIogy IT team has done it again! 

The Forestry Camp was the topic of this week's Biology IT sprint and the result is a list of Forestry Camp locations, some photos, and Camp leadership going back to the beginning; 1914.  If you have photos, slides, and/or Camp reports please turn them into the NREM office in 339 and we will get them scanned and linked to the web page.  More to come on this effort this summer, but it is off to a great start!

Nerd Nite!

May 12, 2017

Grace Vaziri and Jim Adelman are excited about science.  So excited they created Nerd Nite, Des Moines - an evening of talks, music, beverages, and cake!
Nerd Nite brings together scientists, artists, and professionals in a low-key environment to exchange ideas they are excited and passionate about and have a great time.

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. 

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