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2023 FNR News & Stories

Find out what our students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners are doing by our Forestry and Natural Resources' News and Stories.



2022 AFS Meritorious Service Award honoree Tom Lang, Dr. Eva Haviarova - a Society of Wood Science and Technology woman ambassador, and sophomore wildlife major Gabby Dennis with a glaucous-winged gull chick.

FNR Year in Review 2022: The People

Eastern white pine trees

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Eastern White Pine

Dr. Zhao Ma teaching

Ma Earns Research Excellence Award from HDGC Specialty Group

Eastern red cedar foliage and fruit

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Eastern Red Cedar

2008 Wildlife alumnus Travis Stoelting stands in a prairie

Stoelting Follows Wildlife Interest from HEE to DNR Biologist Role

Frimpong with graduate students studying native freshwater fish communities of Virginia.

Dr. Emmanuel Frimpong Honored as Distinguished Ag Alumnus

Black willows in Texas. Photo by James P.S. Case.

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Black Willow


Butternut tree leaves

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Butternut

Purdue student chapter of the American Fisheries Society receiving the Most Active Student Subunit Award , also pictured electrofishing

Purdue AFS Student Chapter Honored by North Central Division

Black walnut leaves and nuts

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Black Walnut

Professor emeritus Carl Eckelman works in the wood lab, pictured with Dr. Eva Haviarova, and on his 89th birthday.

Tales from FNR with Professor Emeritus Carl Eckelman

Tulip tree leaves

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Tulip Tree

The unfinished Block P statue at Purdue

Gurevitch Honored as Distinguished Professor, Ma Selected for Leadership Program

Dr. Glenn Juday receives his 2023 Certificate of Distinction award at the Ag Alumni Fish Fry.

Dr. Glenn Juday Honored with Certificate of Distinction

Sycamore tree, with emphasis on its white crown

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Sycamore

Dr. Vikram Chhatre doing field work

Dr. Vikram Chattre Hired as Forest Service Research Geneticist


Least Bell's Vireo, Photo by Adam Jackson, Macauley Library

Researchers Aim to Understand Threats to Endangered Least Bell's Vireo

Sassafras leaves

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Sassafras

Dr. Zhao Ma

Zhao Ma Named Unsung Diversity Hero

Block P Statue on Purdue's campus

FNR Names 2022 Department Service Award Honorees

Leaves of a redbud tree

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Redbud

Persimmon fruit and leaves

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Persimmon

Osage orange tree and fruit

Intro to Trees of Indiana: Osage Orange

2004 alumnus Tom Lang receives the 2022 Meritorious Service Award from the American Fisheries Society.

Alumnus Tom Lang Honored by American Fisheries Society

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