Chuck Hawkins pulled stone and salmon flies out of the river near the mouth of the canyon, examining them in the run-up of a new National Science Foundation study he’ll be working on with three other institutions.
- Water temperature and aquatic insects
- Grand Canyon floods are rebuilding sandbars
- Patty Cramer tackles deer problem in Echo
- Researchers study Utah's moose
- The truth about bats
- Utahns are using too much water
- USU Extension Launches Water Website
- Dan MacNulty Author of Landmark Book
- Dr. Jack Schmidt proclaims "Success on the Colorado"
- "Why Trees Matter"
Jul 6, 2015
Jun 29, 2015
Jack Schmidt's work on rebuilding the sandbars through the Grand Canyon highlighted in local paper.
The portion of I-84 from Weber Canyon to Echo Junction has documented 609 wildlife hits along the stretch in the past 2 years. USU's Patty Kramer warns Everyone should always be vigilant around dawn and dusk and pay attention to the signs - They're put up for a reason.
Jun 22, 2015
According to Joel Ruprecht, a masters student in ecology at Utah State University, Utah's moose population is fairly steady, though there were more moose at one point than there are now. The leading cause of decline in the population looks to be the amount of habitat and land available.
Jun 18, 2015
Nicki Frey reassures us that while we need not fear bats themselves, there are things we can do to avoid contracting diseases from them. First, avoid any bat that is active during the day, Second, never handle a bat with your bare hands. Finally, if you think you might have been scratched or bit, ...Click here for more
Dr. Joanna Endter-Wada explained that showed people would conserve if they could actually see how much water they were using. "When water is metered, and people know how much they're using and ... they have a comparison of how much they should be using given the kind of landscape they need, they ...Click here for more
Jun 16, 2015
USU Extension specialists are among the nation’s leading experts on many water-related issues, and the website serves as a one-stop resource for information.
Jun 10, 2015
Utah State University wildlife ecologist Daniel R. “Dan” MacNulty, U.S. Geological Survey Senior Research Scientist L. David Mech and Yellowstone National Park Wolf Project Leader Douglas W. Smith, are authors of Wolves on the Hunt: The Behavior of Wolves Hunting Wild Prey, released May 22, 2015, ...Click here for more
“The Protocol requires substantial effort on the part of USGS/GCMRC scientists and Bureau of Reclamation engineers,” Schmidt says. “And this partnership between river scientists and engineers is working and is successful.”
Jun 8, 2015
Mike Kuhns instrumental in a new program call iTree developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and a number of Tree Experts.