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October 14, 2021

Corey Lange
Corey Lange being interviewed on PBS series

ISU Animal Ecology alum Corey Lange, now working as a wildlife biologist for the Bureau of Land Management, was featured in a recent episode of PBS documentary series Outdoor Nevada. In the attached clip, Corey talks with series host John Burke about his work in the Big Dune Recreation Area in Nevada and the unique mating season of the local scarab beetle population.

September 28, 2021

Lisa Schulte-Moore
Lisa Schulte Moore
 Image courtesy of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

AMES, Iowa – Lisa Schulte Moore, a professor of natural resource ecology and management at Iowa State University, has been named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow. The prestigious awards, sometimes called “genius grants,” identify scientists, artists, entrepreneurs and others who have demonstrated exceptional creativity and who show promise for important future advances.

Schulte Moore is the first ISU faculty member to receive a MacArthur Fellowship. She's conducted groundbreaking research as a landscape ecologist working closely with farmers to build more sustainable and resilient agricultural systems.

June 25, 2021

Coady Lundy with owl perched on his gloved hand
Coady Lundy

Coady Lundy (’15 animal ecology), wildlife biologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides federal leadership and expertise to resolve wildlife conflicts to allow people and wildlife to coexist. In his role, Lundy specifically serves as the lead wildlife biologist for Seymour Johnson Air Force Base (SJAFB) in Goldsboro, North Carolina, overseeing all Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard mitigation efforts to reduce the risk of bird-aircraft collisions.

April 23, 2021

Dr. Ann Russell is part of the leadership in the Midwest Big Data Innovation Hub Learning Innovation Fellows program, housed at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability. This program enables teams to form for work toward better understanding of the intersections of the Hub’s “Cyberinfrastructure and Data Sharing” and “Data Science Education and Workforce Development” themes.

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.

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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!

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