One of the first devices of its kind in North America, the new pyrolysis machine can convert 20 tons of biomass (materials from plants and animals that can be used for energy) into biofuel in a day.
- Forestry Extension helps Develop, Demonstrate Mobile Pyrolysis Unit
- Blue Goes Green Grant in the news!
- 2014 Professional Orientation Field Trip
- USU Researchers Study Stream and Climate in the West
- 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
Oct 30, 2014
Oct 24, 2014
Environmental Studies students Sara Simmons and Camilla Bottelberghe are featured in this week's edition of Utah State Today for their work updating the USU campus waste and recycling bins. They successfully obtained a Blue Goes Green Grant to fund their work.
Oct 22, 2014
Enjoy photos from Fall 2014 Professional Orientation Field Trip to Logan Canyon's Spawn Creek. Dr. Chris Luecke, dean of the Quinney College of Natural Resources, led students in ENVS/WATS/WILD 2000 in data collection techniques:
"In only a few minutes drive along 400 North in Logan traffic leads to a canyon where a tree-lined river is ever changing. They're morphing. a group of researchers from Utah State University studying the restoration of streams and waterways..."
Oct 16, 2014
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.
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.