September 28, 2016

Rick HallRick Hall, natural resource ecology and management professor, died on Sept. 21 of acute myeloid leukemia. He was 69 years old.

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.

September 23, 2016

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!

August 29, 2016

Mural in 114 Science II is complete

August 10, 2016

Join us on Wednesday, August 17th for Iowa Learning Farms webinar featuring Dr.

April 13, 2016

The recording of the 2016 Tri-State Forestry Conference Talks are now available online! You can view the presentation, or watch them in their entirety. There are also links to past presentations. 

April 07, 2016

Recent Animal Ecology graduate Kailey James is featured in the newest edition of The P.E.O. Record.   Kailey is featured describing her current work with bears in Alaska. 

April 07, 2016

Congratulations to Logan Halverson for being awarded the first place Xi Sigma Pi West Central Region Scholarship for 2015-2016! 

February 29, 2016

CALS Research Minute: Jim Adelman on Bird Feeders and Disease Transmission

February 24, 2016

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.

February 24, 2016

Field Notes The

February 18, 2016

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:

February 18, 2016



December 02, 2015

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

November 30, 2015

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:

November 30, 2015

Check out the article in the Iowa State Daily about our Forestry Department, Forestry Club, and preparing for 2016 Conclave!



October 12, 2015

Iowa State University's Ducks Unlimited is featured in the news. Click here to find out why.

October 09, 2015

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.

September 16, 2015

Brooks VanDerBeek

September 02, 2015


Savannah Fernholz

February 05, 2015

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.


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