With colleagues from Maryland's Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Watershed Sciences/Ecology Center doctoral candidate and faculty member publish in 'Wetlands' journal.
- CSI Phragmites: Eric Hazelton, Karin Kettenring Publish New Findings on Invasive Species
- Peter Howe Among Authors of Global Climate Change Awareness Study
- Terry Messmer accepts WEDA Award of Excellence
- "It's Not Too Late" Wayne Wurtsbaugh Seeks Solution to Drying Lake
- Grad Student Julie Golla Studies Bobcats in Texas Golf Course
- Chuck Hawkins: Rising Water Temps and Aquatic Insects
- Grand Canyon floods are rebuilding sandbars
- Patty Cramer tackles deer problem in Echo
- Researchers study Utah's moose
- The truth about bats
Jul 29, 2015
Jul 27, 2015
In 'Nature Climate Change,' Peter Howe, assistant professor of human-environment geography in the Department of Environment and Society and the USU Ecology Center, and colleagues discuss largest ever global survey of climate change perceptions.
Jul 16, 2015
Utah State University professor Terry Messmer accepted the Western Extension Directors’ Association Award of Excellence on behalf of Utah’s Community-Based Conservation Program at a July 8 ceremony at the 2015 Western Region Joint Summer meeting. “I’m honored to receive this award on behalf of my ...Click here for more
Jul 13, 2015
It's an inland sea with extremely salty water supporting a delicate web of life and providing resources for industries. That may be a description of Utah's Great Salt Lake. In fact it describes a lake in Iran that is similar to Utah's famous inland sea and scientists from both countries are ...Click here for more
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and USU's Julie Golla trapped bobcats and outfitted them with GPS tracking collars designed to fall off after one year. After documenting their health and appearance, she released each cat where it was caught and tracked where they went.
Jul 6, 2015
Chuck Hawkins pulled stone and salmon flies out of the river near the mouth of the canyon, examining them in the run-up of a new National Science Foundation study he’ll be working on with three other institutions.
Jun 29, 2015
Jack Schmidt's work on rebuilding the sandbars through the Grand Canyon highlighted in local paper.
The portion of I-84 from Weber Canyon to Echo Junction has documented 609 wildlife hits along the stretch in the past 2 years. USU's Patty Kramer warns Everyone should always be vigilant around dawn and dusk and pay attention to the signs - They're put up for a reason.
Jun 22, 2015
According to Joel Ruprecht, a masters student in ecology at Utah State University, Utah's moose population is fairly steady, though there were more moose at one point than there are now. The leading cause of decline in the population looks to be the amount of habitat and land available.
Jun 18, 2015
Nicki Frey reassures us that while we need not fear bats themselves, there are things we can do to avoid contracting diseases from them. First, avoid any bat that is active during the day, Second, never handle a bat with your bare hands. Finally, if you think you might have been scratched or bit, ...Click here for more