Tag: Natural Resources

Let’s Talk! Extension Forest Home Fire Safety with Dan Schroder

Let’s Talk! Extension Forest Home Fire Safety with Dan Schroder

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 20, 2019

I’m Dan Schroder, Colorado State University Extension agent in Natural Resources in Summit County. On this episode of Let’s Talk! Extension, we’re going to explore forest home fire safety. [Music.] Increasingly, the rural areas of Colorado are experiencing development. Many peoplefrom the urban areas are moving to these mountainous environments and when they come, they […]

Environment, Natural Resources, & Wildlife Career Community

Environment, Natural Resources, & Wildlife Career Community

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 10, 2019

My name is Maureen Muldoon. I’m a Career and Internship Specialist for students interested in careers in Environment, Natural Resources, and Wildlife. Any major really that wants to make a difference environmentally can come in and explore, and we can talk about different options within each of these areas. If you are someone who wants […]

How Close Are We to Completely Mapping the Ocean?

How Close Are We to Completely Mapping the Ocean?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 5, 2019

We’ve explored the jungles, the deserts, the arctic, even the moon. But one place still remains a mostly uncharted mystery; our oceans. Oceans cover about 70% of Earth’s surface, but we know more about the geography of Mars than we do about what lies on the bottom of the sea. But all that might change. […]

People of Forestry: Patricia Stockett of Georgia

People of Forestry: Patricia Stockett of Georgia

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 3, 2019

[Male Voice] What’s your location, Pat? We’re down here by the grassy pond. [Male Voice] Be there soon. When fires break out, it really is all hands on deck. We use our bulldozers, helicopters, air tankers. Our jobs are dangerous as well as rewarding. I love protecting the people, those in my squad, the forest, […]

[Trailer II] MOOC on Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace – March 2018
Harvesting in the boreal forest

Harvesting in the boreal forest

By Micah Moen 1 Comment October 22, 2019

My name is Doug Pitt I’m a research scientist with the Canadian Forest Service, Canadian Wood Fibre Centre. My primary focus of research is silviculture. Harvesting practices in the boreal forest have changed over the years. Back in the early days the primary focus of management was timber production. More and more over the last […]

Wealth is Healthy Ecosystems – Build Wealth with Better Globe

Wealth is Healthy Ecosystems – Build Wealth with Better Globe

By Micah Moen 0 Comment October 3, 2019

The world is facing multiple problems. We have biodiversity loss, climate change desertification, food insecurity, poverty, disparity, and now the threat of financial collapse. Seems like they’re two conversations going on. One in the developed world, which is talking about economics and technical solutions, and another one in the developing world, which is talking about […]

Wildlife Ecology & Management students get a hands-on education

Wildlife Ecology & Management students get a hands-on education

By Micah Moen 0 Comment October 2, 2019

(melodic, uplifting music) – I came to USU-Uintah Basin because I really wanted to get a wildlife degree, and everything I love to do, I can do it here. – The wildlife program in the Uintah Basin is one of the top, because we get a lot of internships and we get a lot of […]

Golden-Winged Warbler Ecology and Guidelines for Creating Breeding Habitat

Golden-Winged Warbler Ecology and Guidelines for Creating Breeding Habitat

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 12, 2019

>>Good afternoon and thank you for standing by. At this time, our lines have been placed on a listen only mode until we open for questions and answers. Also today’s conference is being recorded. If anyone has any objections, please disconnect at this time. I would now like to turn the call over to Hank […]

Environmental Protection: The Surprising Solution | Learn Liberty

Environmental Protection: The Surprising Solution | Learn Liberty

By Micah Moen 52 Comments September 9, 2019

What sorts of countries cut down all their trees? What sorts of countries pollute their air? What sorts of countries wantonly kill their animals? There is a lot of variation but on an average there is this underlying theme countries that are more economically free tend to protect their environments. Countries that are less economically […]