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Purdue’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources is one of the nation's leading natural resource programs. Our world-class expertise in forestry, wildlife, fisheries and aquatic sciences, natural resources social science, and interdisciplinary ecology is helping solve some of the most important natural resource problems around the globe.

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The 2024 Ecology of Natural Disturbances course students and faculty on a bridge in Smoky Mountain National Park
Smoky Mountain Spring Break Trip Brings Disturbance Ecology Coursework to Life

While some students headed to tropical locales for Spring Break excursions, those in the FNR...

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Alyssa Johnson holds a turtle; Alyssa Johnsons shows off a small salamander; Alyssa Johnson gives a thumbs up during a field study, wearing goggles, a mask and rubber gloves.
Meet FNR Outstanding Junior Alyssa Johnson

Wildlife major Alyssa Johnson has excelled in the Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural...

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Alex Dudley holds a black vulture; Alex is pictured through a hole in a rock formation; Alex holds her camera in front of a forested mountain landscape.
Meet FNR Outstanding Senior Alex Dudley

From her research on black vulture ecology in the Zollner lab and on digital forestry under Dr....

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Aquatic sciences majors Ian Fleming, Isaac Jones, Yang Liu, Emma Engel, Emily Ragsdale, Megan Merryman, Colleen O’Toole, Kaitlyn Sinclair; Wildlife major Keegan Abeson; Wildlife majors Alexis Proudman, Anne Talbot, Sophia Flores and Ruby Sanders; wildlife major Katie Arnold.
FNR Celebrates Spring 2024 Graduates

Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources welcomed 62 individuals to its alumni ranks after the May...

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The Wildlife Society students hold a plaque for overall conclave winner; a student holds radio telemetry equipment; students hold binoculars while birding
Purdue TWS Hosts North Central Section Conclave

The Purdue Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society welcomed fellow students from across the...

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FNR Outstanding Students: Alyssa Johnson (Junior); Alex Dudley (Senior); Rebeca Appelmann (Sophomore); Lydia Pultorak (Freshman).
FNR Celebrates Students at Annual Awards, Scholarship Ceremony

Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources recognized the department’s student award and...

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