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Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:07am - Several new faces are wandering the halls of Warnell these days — and it’s not the students. Over the past few months, the Warnell School has filled some much needed gaps in its teaching, research and extension programs by adding eight new faculty members with expertise in a wide range of natural resources areas. Joining the faculty this year: Elizabeth Benton
Mon, 08/15/2016 - 09:28am - Dr. Duane Diefenbach Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Penn State University
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Thu, 08/04/2016 - 08:45am - Warnell won't see Dr. Michael Conroy around much this fall -- he's headed to the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada, in late August courtesy of a Fulbright award.  Conroy's grant, awarded by the William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, will allow the senior research scientist in wildlife biometrics to work with Dr. Aaron Fisk and others at the University of Windsor and its Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research. They'll be studying Arctic and Great Lakes fish population data, and Conroy will also be teaching classes in statistical modeling.
Associated Personnel: Dr. Michael Conroy
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 09:25am - Sweetgum trees thrive under diverse conditions, grow as fast as pine trees and provide the type of fiber needed for specialty papers—and they’ve long been desired by paper and bioenergy producers. But there’s a hitch: Harvesting mature sweetgums can often be too costly or even ill-advised because they typically grow the best on the edges of swamps and in river bottoms, which are often inaccessible during the wet winter months. Researchers at the University of Georgia may have solved this problem: They’ve crossed American sweetgums with their Chinese cousins,…
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Associated Personnel: Dr. Scott Merkle