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And now for something completely different….

And now for something completely different….

11/16/2020

Mark Kreider is a MS student in Ecology, advised by Dr. Larissa Yocom. Many of us know Mark for his research on post-fire forest regeneration ecology, including a recent paper on the identification of aspen seedlings in the field. But it turns out that M...

Light pollution alters predator-prey interactions between cougars and mule deer in western US

Light pollution alters predator-prey interactions between cougars and mule deer in western US

10/20/2020

A new study by authors including WILD faculty David Stoner, Terry Messmer, and UDWR personnel Kent Hersey and Dan Olson provides strong evidence that exposure to light pollution alters predator-prey dynamics between mule deer and cougars across the interm...

USU Research Looking At The Root Of Plant-soil Interactions

USU Research Looking At The Root Of Plant-soil Interactions

10/19/2020

To improve restoration and agricultural practices, USU scientists are studying how soil microbes and moisture affect native and nonnative plants.

Warming Climate is Changing Where Birds Breed

Warming Climate is Changing Where Birds Breed

06/01/2020

Spring is in full swing. Trees are leafing out, flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and birds are singing. But a recent study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that those birds in your backyard may be changing right al...

As Interest in Local Food Grows, Water Pollution Shouldn't

As Interest in Local Food Grows, Water Pollution Shouldn't

05/15/2020

As a result of recent events, including the earthquake and coronavirus pandemic, more Utahns than ever are interested in growing and producing their own food. While this is a great opportunity to become sustainable, it should not happen at the cost of Uta...