A report out of Utah State University, demonstrates that “generalizations about the effects of beetle-caused tree mortality on fire characteristics are unwarranted,” while concerns about soil scorching — a favorite boogeyman of the Forest Service — are also overinflated.
- USU report on National Forests and the Biomass Industry
- 2014 Restoring the West Conference is Oct. 21-22 at USU
- Wildland Resources Grad Student Heather McPherron Featured in USFWS Publication
- 2014 Natural Resource Field Days
- Brian Greene on Utah Public Radio Report on Water Quality
- Nate Hough-Snee Awarded Prestigious US EPA STAR Fellowship
- KTVX News footage with Utah Water Watch & Brian Greene
- USU Water Quality Extension on Channel 4 News tonight!
- Joe Wheaton: Beavers Provide "Cheap and Cheerful" Stream Restoration
- Professor Terry Messmer in today's Salt Lake Tribune
Oct 16, 2014
Oct 15, 2014
"Down by the River: Managing for Resilient Riparian Corridors" is theme for this year's annual gathering. A substantial discount is offered for student participants.
Sage-grouse biologist describes a typical day in the USFWS Central Washington Field Office.
Oct 13, 2014
In a collaboration that's lasted more than 30 years, USU Water Quality Extension, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Hardware Ranch, Stokes Nature Center, Utah Association of Conservation District and USU Cache County Extension host some 1,500 Cache County 4th graders in each September.
Oct 10, 2014
Sign Project Seeks To Educate Public On Water Quality: Utah Public Radio reports on the new water quality interpretive sign along the Logan River at Logan Canyon's Stokes Nature Center.
Watershed Sciences and Ecology Center doctoral student receives "Science to Achieve Results" Fellowship; studying riparian ecosystems across the American West.
Oct 9, 2014
Much of the water we drink, use for recreation and depend on for farming travels through some of the 89,000 miles of streams in our state. Utah State University is working with others to create an army of water watchers to keep an eye on the quantity and quality of our water.
Oct 8, 2014
Brian Greene of the USU Water Quality Extension's Utah Water Watch brings watershed education and outreach to the Logan community. This story will air on Channel 4 evening news Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.
Oct 7, 2014
On Associated Press news wire: Watershed Sciences faculty member discusses benefits of beavers to communities facing declining salmon runs and water supply issues in the Pacific Northwest.
Oct 6, 2014
Terry Messmer, a wildlife specialist with the Quinney College of Natural Resources at Utah State University, says sagebrush lands include two distinct zones: sagebrush steppe and desert sage.Each provides different habitats for a wide range of wildlife and recreationists.