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Enlisting Private Land Owners in Conservation is Essential to Saving Endangered Species

Enlisting Private Land Owners in Conservation is Essential to Saving Endangered Species

07/20/2020

In 1872 the United States created Yellowstone, the first National Park in the world. Since then many more parks, monuments, preserves, wildernesses and other protected areas have been created in the USA. Protected areas, like Yellowstone, are invaluable, ...

Ben Abbott: Earth Day at 50 has never been so relevant

Ben Abbott: Earth Day at 50 has never been so relevant

07/19/2020

As an environmental scientist, I am often asked if it’s too late. With so much division and political dysfunction, is there any chance that we can solve the global environmental crises that threaten us and our planet?


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.