Small Hibernators Provide Climate Change Insights says USU Ecologist, Lise Aubry
Aubry’s research is featured in the recently released video “Is Climate Change Helping the Uinta Ground Squirrel?” as part of Wild Science video series produced by Colorado-based High Country News, a non-profit news organization covering public land and natural resource issues of the American West.
USU's Helga Van Miegroet Named Soil Science Society of America Fellow
Helga Van Miegroet, professor in USU's Department of Wildland Resources and the USU Ecology Center, has been named a Soil Science Society of America Fellow. The honor is the highest recognition bestowed by the international society, which grants less than one percent of its members this designation.
In Hot Water: Aggies Pursue $1.2M, NSF-funded Stream Temperature Study
As scientists observe warming temperatures around the globe, Utah State University researchers are embarking on a National Science Foundation-funded, multi-institution study to explore how temperature increases may be affecting organisms living in the nation’s streams and rivers.
Moose on the loose: Researchers study health of Utah’s population
WASATCH COUNTY -- Usually people are told to stay as far away as possible from a moose if they spot one on a trail. That it is especially imperative if it’s a mother moose and her newborn. It’s one of those wildlife encounters ranked in the public mind with running into an apex predator.