Forestry & Natural Resources

Invasive pests kill so many trees each year, it’s equal to 5 million car emissions

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 University News Story

Invasive insects and pathogens have wreaked havoc on ash, elm, chestnut trees and others, wiping some of them almost completely from American forests. In addition to the ecological impact, a Purdue University study shows that the carbon storage lost to…

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Sen. Mike Braun to visit the Davis Purdue Agricultural Center

Monday, August 5th, 2019 University News Story

U.S. Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana will visit Purdue University’s Davis Agricultural Center on Wednesday (Aug. 7). He will be available to speak with media at the end of his visit at 6 p.m.

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Indiana State Museum to host local premiere of ‘Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth,’ an interactive film for families

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 University News Story

The premiere of “Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth,” showcasing the landscape and sound ecology work of Bryan Pijanowski, a Purdue University professor of forestry and natural resources, will be featured at a red carpet event at 6 p.m. J…

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Senior swimming in marine opportunities

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

By Carley Myers Last summer Katie D’Addato had an experience of a lifetime. She spent her summer internship in Sarasota, Florida, working alongside unique aquatic animals. “I was releasing baby sea turtles, checking on herd populations of dolphins out at sea, and training manatees for research,” said D’Addato. “It was not the typical internship compared…

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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

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Nature paper offers global map to understand changing forests

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 University News Story

An international collaboration of hundreds of scientists – led in part by the Forest Advanced Computing and Artificial Intelligence (FACAI) Laboratory in Purdue’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources – has developed the world’s first global map of tree symbioses. The map is key to understanding how forests are changing and the role climate plays in these shifts.

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U.S. forests changes are double-edged sword for environment

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 University News Story

Climate change, nitrogen deposition and fire suppression are leading to shifts in the types of trees that dominate American forests. These changes will have environmental consequences, potentially positive and negative, according to a Purdue University…

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Behind the Research: Jarrod Doucette

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

About the feature Many people are involved in the remarkable range of programs, services and facilities that undergird research in the College of Agriculture. Collectively they’re integral to the college fulfilling its research mission. “Behind the Research” explores their individual roles. Each academic year, we profile six people whose work supports the College of Agriculture’s…

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Private woodland owners can learn wildlife stewardship skills at short course

Monday, March 4th, 2019 University News Story

A June workshop will provide Indiana’s private woodland owners with the information and skills needed to implement management practices to benefit the wide range of wildlife species that call those forests home.

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Proper pesticide to highlight forest owner workshop

Monday, February 25th, 2019 University News Story

There are safe and effective ways to use herbicides to manage forests and fend off invasive species. That’s the message Fred Whitford, director of Purdue Pesticide Programs, wants to communicate to forest owners at the upcoming Ohio River Valley Woodlands and Wildlife Workshop.

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