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.
Brooks worked with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for his work experience. He is a senior majoring in Animal Ecology with a Wildlife option.
Q. What company/organization did you work/volunteer with?
A. Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Blake is a senior in Animal Ecology Major, with a Wildlife Option.
Q. Where did you go for Study Abroad?
A. New Zealand
Q. Was this a travel course, exchange or internship?
Q. Who were the instructors who facilitated the trip (if there were any)?
A. Michael Weber
If the North Central Regional Aquaculture Center (NCRAC) does its job right, it has to stay on top of emerging trends in the industry and identify research questions that will help the industry progress. Floating merrily along with the current won’t get the job done. Read the full story at ISU's News Services.
Read about preparing Iowa's woodlands and Foresters for the future, and connecting students with opportunities and the outdoors in the December edition of STORIES in Agriculture and Life Sciences. The articles featured NREM Alumni, current Faculty, and Staff.
Dr. Wintersteen and Brian Meyer at Iowa State University provided leadership for a report entitled, ‘Pursuing a Unifying Message: Elevating Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Research as a National Priority’ in partnership with Mississippi State University, Soil and Water Conservation Society, Texas Tech University and Colorado State University.
ISU Prairie Strips Study Yields Options to Improve Conservation
AMES, Iowa — Prairie strips placed within fields offer a way for row-crop producers to meet environmental goals while still satisfying demands for food, feed and fuel, according to Iowa State University research.
Eagle River, Wisconsin may not be the first place you think of when thinking of Forestry, but it is exactly where Jessica Hepker ended up, and she loves it.
After graduating with a Forestry degree, with an option in Interpretation, in December of 2011, Jessica worked for the Des Moines Y camp with Mike Havik. When her 3 months was completed there, she joined Trees for Tomorrow in Eagle River. Trees for Tomorrow is a natural resource specialty school that provides educational programs to junior high and high school students.