Guest columnist Kevin Crooks, director of CSU’s Center for Human-Carnivore Coexistence, gives his take on the intense interaction between a mountain lion and a hiker on a trail in Utah. While many media outlets have described this interaction as the mountain lion “stalking” the hiker, ready to “attack,” Crooks saw something else.
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Tips on applying to become part of Warner College of Natural Resources at CSU. For Colorado residents interested in becoming Warner Rams, be sure to submit your application on Colorado Free Application day on October 13, 2020.
April 29, 2020, the CSU NREL (Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory) said goodbye to Dr. David Swift, senior research scientist, global ecologist, colleague, mentor, and friend. Herein, we share his obituary, an overview of his time at NREL and CSU, and memories from those who worked with him.
A research group led by Dr. Stephanie Kampf with the National Resource Ecology Laboratory has been working for the last 4 years to map and define small headwater streams. Kampf, a professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, said that flow data on these small streams in the foothills of Colorado often does not exist.
Brianne Lauro was recently awarded the highly competitive Harry S Truman Scholarship! We are proud of her accomplishments, and applaud her passion for and commitment to conservation.
Representatives from 55 agencies and organizations tackled forest management challenges and opportunities.
CSU students enjoyed seeing how forests are managed in the land of the rising sun during inaugural trip to Japan.
Part of the Natural Resources Consortium annual meeting, the roundtable discussion was focused on how landowners are adapting to increased risks of drought, floods and other changing weather patterns.
A new study shows that pilot whales and Risso’s dolphins flee from a subset of orca calls that have many of the acoustic characteristics of mammal alarm calls, including human screams, which could warn them that the predators intend to strike.