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  • Posted on October 1, 2020
    The Age of Ecological Forecasting

      When El Niño approaches, driven by warm Pacific Ocean waters, we’ve come to expect both drenching seasonal rains in the southern United States and […]

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    Conservation Takes a Village

      Teri Allendorf applied for the Peace Corps in the early 1990s with an eye toward East Africa, where she was hoping to use her […]

  • Posted on October 11, 2019
    ‘Another Dimension’ of Wildlife Ecology

    At the end of a dock on a placid lake, Abby Haydin taps play on her phone, sending tunes to a wireless speaker. She is […]

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    Borneo and Papua New Guinea | The Sounds of Biodiversity

    It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words. To Zuzana Burivalova, an audio recording is worth a thousand pictures. That’s the beauty of […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    In the Field | Alumni Making Their Mark as Entrepreneurs

      Katherine BS’08 and Tyler BS’08 Rowe For Katherine (Kate) and Tyler Rowe, the most influential part of their CALS experience was their Horticulture 122 […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    Climate Change in Microcosm

    Jon Pauli is perched in the passenger seat of a mud-spattered Ford F-250. His ceramic mug brims with coffee as graduate student Evan Wilson guides […]

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    Five Things Everyone Should Know about … Vampire Bats

    There are no vampire bats in Transylvania. Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula popularized the connection between Eastern European vampires and bats. But Old World vampire […]

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    Deer Disease Reservoirs

    Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a progressive illness that causes severe weight loss and eventually death in deer and elk. The disease has been detected […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Drones, Joysticks, and Data-Driven Farming

    Brian Luck grew up on an 800-acre corn and soybean farm in western Kentucky, so he knows well the look of a planted field from […]

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    Eyes on an American Marten Revival

    The American marten, a small, elusive member of the weasel family, was long thought to be extinct in Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands. Now, thanks in part […]

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    Living Science | Private Lands, Public Good

    With the warmer months upon us, the outdoor season is in full swing. There are hikes to take and birds to watch, fish to catch […]

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    In the Field | Alumni Making Their Mark as Entrepreneurs

    Enterprising Alumni Many CALS graduates go on to launch small businesses, patent new products, and found successful companies, among other entrepreneurial endeavors. This special In […]