From “Lights Out” campaigns and mounted GPS systems, BirdCast is committed to saving birds from life-threatening light pollution. Kyle Horton, assistant professor in FWCB and BirdCast team member, highlights findings from a recent study analyzing bird migration patterns in response to city light pollution.
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In the summer of 2021, Kay Nguyen was on her way to spend three months in Rwanda to study the youth career aspirations in and around Volcanoes National Park. However, just three weeks after arriving in Rwanda, a nation-wide COVID-19 lockdown was mandated.
In a recent article co-authored by Liba Pejchar, a professor in the Department of Fish, Wildlife & Conservatin Biology, they highlight the adoption of a more holistic approach when evaluating the impact of unconventional gas and oil production operations such as fracking.
“This is a unique moment for Colorado’s forests,” Matt McCombs, state forester and director of the Colorado State Forest Service said. Recently published by CSFS was the annual forest health report, highlighting specific conditions across Colorado forests and improvement efforts. To learn more about this year’s report and what it means for Colorado communities, check out the full story.
In honor of Women’s History Month, a Q&A with HDNR associate professor Jen Solomon to highlight women in the Warner College who are making change to create opportunity, invite and celebrate diversity and lend their voices to the natural resources fields.
The ‘wildfire paradox’ is a wicked problem. Courtney Schultz, director of the Public Lands Policy Group at CSU weighs in on new research analyzing wildfire in national parks versus private lands. To learn about this new research and what expertise Shultz brings to the conversation, check out the full story.
Coming to Colorado State University in 2018 for a master’s degree in Fluvial Geomorphology and currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program with the Department of Geosciences in the Warner College of Natural Resources, Iskin’s relationship with research and self-identity is stronger than ever.
Members of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Task Group on Gender, including Research Associate in the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Nicolena vonHedemann, review the results of their survey of IPCC contributors to understand how they experienced gender bias and barriers during their work with IPCC.
Despite the mountain West facing more than 15 feet of snow in the last month, the start of the 2021-2022 ski seasons left recreationists and resort managers wondering what the future of skiing holds. CSU’s Ethan Billingsley, Instructor for the Graduate Certificate in Adventure Tourism weighs in.
After a devastating fire season in 2020, the Colorado Department of Natural Resources created an action-based program to supply funds to impacted areas. Titled COSWAP, the DNR is in coordination with Colorado State Forest Service for the program.