Compass Magazine

​The Compass is an opportunity for you to see the FNR graduate and undergraduate students making a differnce in the world around us in natural resources. This magazine within the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR) provides a window into some of the many exceptional and ground-breaking research projects being conducted here at Purdue.​

Compass Magazine 2015C​ompass 2015-2016 (pdf 3.39 MB) - Experience our outstanding and innovative students of FNR in this Compass edition. View articles on research conducted on toxic heavy metals in our waters, genetics used to understand species evolution, GIS helping anaylze the spread of invasive plants, effects of human sounds on the natural worl​d, using community-based social marketing to conserve endangered species, conservation for the green sea turtle and much more.

Editors: Kristen Bellisario​ and Jacob Berl; Layout: Dawn Oliver; Faculty Advisor and General Editor: Dr. Keith Woeste.

Compass Magazine 2014C​ompass 2014 (pdf 3.39 MB) - In this edition you will find articles on research conducted on small coastal fish, asian carp, aquatic plants, round goby, cisco, piping plovers, biomass, invasive weed species, impact of climate change and carotenoids.

Editor: Michael Lee Henebry; Layout: Diana Evans; Faculty Advisor and General Editor: Dr. Keith Woeste.

Compass Magazine 2013

Compass 2013 (pdf 5.28 MB) - Research topics shared in this issue include genetics of poplar trees, threats to woodrat, animal feeding operations, rodent species in framented landscapes, emerald ash borer, Eastern hellbenders, frogs, fish and studying the demographic of bird species.

Editor: Rita Blythe; Assistant Editors: Christine keller, Amy Miller, Nicholas LaBonte, Obed Hernandez-Gomez; Layout: Rita Blythe; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rick Meilan.

Compass Magazine 2012

Compass 2011-2012 (pdf 2.91 MB) - Research topics shared in this issue include climate change, tap water, green ash, commercial pesticide applicators, herbicide control, effects of timber harvest on salamanders and transforming Populus.

Editor: Kimberly Robinson; Assistant Editors: Kimberly Robinson, Cecilia Hennessy, Kaitlin Palla, Kejia Pang and Conor Keitzer; Layout: Kimberly Robinson; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rick Meilan.

Compass Magazine 2010

Compass 2010 (pdf 4.45 MB) - Research topics shared in this issue include genetics of poplar trees, threats to woodrat, animal feeding operations, rodent species in framented landscapes, emerald ash borer, Eastern hellbenders, frogs, fish and studying the demographic of bird species.

Editor: Kimberly Robinson; Layout: Kimberly Robinson; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rob Swihart.

Compass Magazine 2008

Compass 2008 (pdf 4.40 MB) - Research topics shared in this issue include kangaroo rats, sturgeons, pollution, raccoons, wood residues for energy and more.

Editor: Aaron Thompson; Layout: Aaron Thompson; Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rob Swihart.

Compass Magazine 2006 Compass 2006 (pdf 3.26 MB) - Research topics shared in this issue include work and play at Purdue, vertebrate mortality, fisheries, community partnership, rodent evolution and ecotoxicology.

Editor: Rebecca Zeiber; Assistant Editors: Joe Busch, Dan Daugherty, Jessica Janota; Layout: Joe Busch, Carol Rizkalla, Aaron Thompson, Rebecca Zeiber; Faculty Advisors: Dr. Rick Meilan and Dr. Trent Sutton.

​​

Forestry and Natural Resources, 715 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2061 USA, (765) 494-3590

© Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Integrity Statement | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Agricultural Communication

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Please contact us at agweb@purdue.edu so we can help.

Sign In