A recently published paper by Jenna Parker, a conservation biologist at CSU, explains how the human impacts of poaching influence young elephant survival rates. Check out the full article to learn more about how the study will help conservationists understand how elephant populations decline and recover.
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Drought conditions across the state of Colorado have delayed color changes for fall foliage. Read more from CSU entomologist Dan West about the expected seasonal changes and how weather conditions are a factor for the fall season colors.
Brett Wolk, the Assistant Director of the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute was newly appointed to the Colorado Forest Health Council by Governor Polis. Read more about the announcement below.
An international team of researchers including Jonathan Salerno, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, spent three years investigating human-elephant conflict dynamics between wildlife, people and the environment for a transboundary conservation area in southern Africa.
In fall of 2020, Sara Rathburn, a professor in the Department of Geosciences at Colorado State University, was awarded a U.S Fulbright Scholar grant to study the relationship between afforestation and bank stability along rivers in Iceland. Rathburn’s research explores the characteristics of roots of these newly-planted trees to determine what afforested species contribute the greatest bank cohesion.
In fall of 2020, Jones was awarded a U.S Scholar Fulbright award to analyze changes in forest management and forest cover in the Colombian Amazon based on the 2016 Colombian peace agreement and how land tenure rights, forest policy, and community management play a role in the deforestation of the region.
After generations of owning and operating a family ranch, Mike and his wife Jan continue to pass along a legacy of land ethic and conservation stewardship by funding scholarships to students in the Warner College of Natural Resources and the College of Agricultural Sciences aimed at bridging the gap between the goals of conservation and those of agricultural production.
With an award amount of over $595,000 from the National Science Foundation, Colorado State University will spearhead a new study to determine the role of topography in subduction zones, where two tectonic plates collide.
While a student at Brandeis University, Stevens-Rumann worked as a wildland firefighter for the US Forest Service.
HDNR assistant professor David W. Knight, collaborates with WalletHub to share which states should be on your road trip list this summer. Read more to find out details about the best safety measures, scenery, and affordable trips available in each state.