We are excited to announce the addition of Gabriele Edwards to ISU Extension Forestry. She will primarily focus on restarting the Community Tree Steward program as an urban forestry specialist. Join us in welcoming her to Natural Resource Ecology and Management!
Congratulations to Tricia Knoot, (PhD graduate, Forestry) on becoming the new Forest Science Section Chief with the Wisconsin DNR!
Hall joined ISU’s forestry department (now NREM) in 1974. He served as interim chair of the department from 2008 to 2009 and held the Arthur and Frances Wallace Endowed Professorship in forestry from 2004 to 2010. He was an Iowa State alumnus, earning a bachelor's degree in forest management in 1969.
A celebration of life program will be held Oct. 9 at 10:30 a.m. at the ISU Alumni Center.
Congratulations to Estefany Argueta, senior in animal ecology!
Estefany was presented with the inaugural George Washington Carver Spirit of Innovation and Service Award on Sept. 20th in St. Louis!
Read more about Estefany here http://www.cals.iastate.edu/…/isu-student-awarded-george-wa…
Mural in 114 Science II is complete
Check out the newly completed mural in 114 Science II. Look for examples of Iowa native habitat and wildlife.
Join us on Wednesday, August 17th for Iowa Learning Farms webinar featuring Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore! She'll be presenting on a virtual watershed game that allows users to experiment with different land management scenarios. Click Here for more information.
Congratulations to Logan Halverson for being awarded the first place Xi Sigma Pi West Central Region Scholarship for 2015-2016!
The award is presented to student members who show exceptional promise based on participation in Xi Sigma Pi activities, leadership in community and campus organizations, professional activities, and academic achievement.
CALS Research Minute: Jim Adelman on Bird Feeders and Disease Transmission
Dr. Klaver reviewed Large Carnivore Conservation as part of a graduate seminar and seminar participants represented the full range of readers who might be interested in the book: natural resource managers, citizen advocates, researchers, and students. Although we encountered a variety of opinions based on our different backgrounds and orientations, we discovered a surprising amount of consensus both about what the book does well and where it falls short of our expectations.
Congratulations to the following team members on being awarded a Miller Faculty Fellowship for their proposal titled Research, teaching, and community engagement: Experiential learning through field ecology:
Painting is something Animal Ecology Senior Kristy Adey has a passion for; it allows her to display her talents and creativity. The hallway mural of Science II was an inspiration for Kristy based on a mural in room 114 of the same building created by a group of Biological and Pre-medical Illustration students.
On behalf of the Awards Committee and the Faculty and Staff of the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management I am pleased to announce that Erica Anderson, Jessica Colvin, Kailey James, Jeff Noble, Aaron Razo, and Nathan Seibert have been recognized as recipients of the Fall 2015 NREM Senior Contribution Award.
We are happy to acknowledge that Roger Bachmann, professor emeritus, and Dan Canfield, PhD Animal Ecology, received the 2015 LaBounty Best Paper Award for the co-authored article published in the journal Lake and Reservoir Management:
Bigham Stephens DL, Carlson RE, Horsburgh CA, Hoyer MV, Bachmann RW, Canfield DE. JR. 2015. Regional distribution of Secchi disk transparency in waters of the United States. Lake Reserv Manage. 31:55–63.
The public is invited to attend the dedication of the James and Patricia Dinsmore Tract at Big Wall Lake Wildlife Management Area in Wright County. A ceremony will take place at the site at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, followed by a reception.