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. 

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).

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.

Real-Life NREM Adventure of Mario Pagni

December 8, 2016

Mario Halibut fishing Here is a glimpse into the real-life NREM adventure of Mario Pagni, spring 2014 Summa Cum Laude ISU graduate with double majors in Forestry and Public Service & Administration. 


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