After a decade working in the fields of forest, agriculture and disease entomology, Seth Davis, an assistant professor in the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, will take his research even further with a $1 million CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation.
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Brothers Mike and Howie Fitz envision private lands as the future of conservation after witnessing firsthand a gradual decline in natural habitat in their nearly 55 years of outdoor activities including pheasant hunting.
“It was a really humbling moment,” said Colorado State University alumna Audrey Ramsey of her experience diving under Darwin’s Arch in the Galapagos Islands mere hours before it collapsed due to natural erosion on May 17, 2021.
The Center for Collaborative Conservation at Colorado State University is now inviting both individual and team applications for its Collaborative Conservation Fellowship Program, Cohort 12 with a submission deadline of Nov. 2, 2021.
Today as marine area reserves grow in number, so does the need to train rangers for managing marine protected areas. In response, CPAM is set to create a yearly training program called the Marine Protected Area Course in Ecuador’s Galapagos National Park in 2022. The course is set to draw in rangers from marine reserves around the world.
When spatial ecologist Jody Vogeler arrived at Colorado State University in 2018 as a research scientist in the Natural Resource Ecology Lab, her temporary management of a remote sensing lab quickly evolved into building her own independent research group. Less than three years later, the Vogeler Research Group and collaborators have been awarded four separate NASA grants totaling over $3 million in project funds, among a variety of other funded research projects.
While the COVID-19 pandemic pushed people to stay apart, Kaili Schroeder took it as an opportunity to connect with others – through virtual meditation and diversity and inclusion work – and with nature.
A bird-banding research project hosted at the Environmental Learning Center led by Kristen Ruegg, professor of biology and ornithologist at Colorado State University allows for both research and teaching for CSU students, as well as opportunities for citizen science for everyday visitors.
A recent study called NABat: A top down, bottom-up solution to collaborative continental-scale monitoring, co-authored by Jeremy Siemers, leader of the zoology team at Colorado Natural Heritage Program at Colorado State University, presents a continental-wide, collaborative monitoring effort called the North American Bat Monitoring Program.
Ph.D. student in the Department of Geosciences Juli Scamardo, does a Q&A with AGU and shares how her research into ephemeral streams in the Colorado River Basin has inspired her future career goals.