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Plastic Planet: Tracking Pervasive Microplastics Across the Globe

Plastic Planet: Tracking Pervasive Microplastics Across the Globe

04/13/2021

Microplastics are so pervasive that they now affect how plants grow, waft through the air one breathes, and permeates distant ecosystems.

Sticks and Stones in Streams: National Focus on Simple Actions to Promote Self-Sustaining Solutions

Sticks and Stones in Streams: National Focus on Simple Actions to Promote Self-Sustaining Solutions

04/06/2021

Joe Wheaton and a cadre of researchers from Utah State University’s Department of Watershed Sciences is garnering national attention for its efficacy to restore riverscapes to healthier and more resilient states.

Charles (Chuck) Hawkins Receives Award of Excellence from Society for Freshwater Science

Charles (Chuck) Hawkins Receives Award of Excellence from Society for Freshwater Science

04/01/2021

Charles (Chuck) Hawkins, has earned the prestigious Award of Excellence from the Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) for 2021.


The S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources employs teaching, research, and extension programs to better understand our natural ecosystems and to foster the sustainable use of our resources. Our programs integrate across biological, physical, and socioeconomic aspects of ecosystems, with the goals of advancing scientific knowledge relevant to natural resources, producing effective future leaders in both research and management arenas, and translating research findings into management practices.