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Leatherback turtle

Stephen Morreale, part of a team of researchers satellite-tracking 135 leatherbacks

Jan 21, 2014

Stephen Morreale, DNR Senior Research Associate & Adjunct Associate Professor was part of a team of researchers who satellite-tracked 135 leatherbacks with transmitters to determine the turtles’ patterns of movement in the Pacific Ocean. Combined with fisheries data, the researchers entered the information into a computer model to predict bycatch hotspots in the Pacific.  

Keith Tidball

Keith Tidball named USDA visiting scholar

Jan 15, 2014

Senior extension associate Keith Tidball, an expert on disaster response and recovery, has been selected a 2014 visiting scholar by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Jim Watkins

DNR faculty Lars Rudstam and Associate Jim Watkins receive large grant from the EPA

Jan 16, 2013

DNR faculty Lars Rudstam and Associate Jim Watkins received a large grant and teamed together with the Center for Great Lakes Studies at Buffalo State to monitoring lower trophic levels, and study the deep chlorophyll layer that is of increasing in importance in the lakes, as well as the ecological role of mysid shrimps, the detection of invasive species, and the use of indices of biotic integrity.

Dan Decker

Daniel Decker wins wildlife sciences award

Oct 29, 2012

Cornell Professor of Natural Resources Daniel Decker has received The Wildlife Society's Aldo Leopold Award, the nation's highest award in wildlife sciences.