Tag: Natural Resources

Who Should Govern Nature?

Who Should Govern Nature?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments December 30, 2019

When something seems to go wrong with the environment, people often accept that the government should take charge to protect it from people without asking is central control any better? There was a time when population was low and conservation wasn’t really on people’s minds. Like in Nepal. Big mountains, Big cats, and diverse forests […]

Ashley Daffron: Colorado Parks and Wildlife Interpreter

Ashley Daffron: Colorado Parks and Wildlife Interpreter

By Micah Moen 0 Comment December 23, 2019

My name is Ashley Daffron. I’m from right outside of Chicago. I am a Senior in the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Department. So I chose HDNR because I’m a people person, I really like working with people, but I’m also really passionate about the outdoors. My main goal in life at some point is […]

Ag Literacy Corps: Wildlife Habitat in Working Lands

Ag Literacy Corps: Wildlife Habitat in Working Lands

By Micah Moen 0 Comment December 21, 2019

Hi, I’m Adam Janke, State Wildlife Extension Specialist here at Iowa State University Extension Outreach. We’re here today on a working farm in central Iowa to talk to you about creating wildlife habitat on working lands in Iowa. Wildlife are important for Iowans from all walks of life. They’re an important source of recreation from […]

Wetland Restoration Hydrology Design and Overview

Wetland Restoration Hydrology Design and Overview

By Micah Moen 0 Comment December 21, 2019

Thank you, Holli. Today’s webinar will be brought to us, today, by Richard Weber. He is the Wetland Hydraulic Engineer on the National Wetlands Team. Our topic today is Wetland Restoration Hydrology and Design Overview. We will have a couple of spots where we’ll take a pause for questions at about the midway point and, […]

Soil Microbes Consuming Residue – Al Miron

Soil Microbes Consuming Residue – Al Miron

By Micah Moen 0 Comment December 20, 2019

[Music] When farmers change to no-till, very few escape the almost inevitable teething problems. Which is why if someone comes around promising you moonlight or roses I’d think twice. Al Miron has had his share of concerns and mishaps with residue in his first years of no-till. “Well, when I first started no tilling, I […]

Look at a Diamond & You May See an Ocean

Look at a Diamond & You May See an Ocean

By Micah Moen 0 Comment December 14, 2019

Modern society is completely reliant on natural resources. So we provide the technology to help find those resources more efficiently, which ultimately means less environmental damage, less effort, less money, and to find new types of resources in places that no one has thought of looking at. We work on minerals that have use to […]

Jordan Levi, fisheries and wildlife sciences | Oregon State University

Jordan Levi, fisheries and wildlife sciences | Oregon State University

By Micah Moen 1 Comment December 7, 2019

I’m an avid outdoorswoman, I love anything outdoors. I knew that I wanted to have a career where I could protect that and be a part of preserving our wild spaces and OSU gave me that for sure. I chose Oregon State because they had such a high ranked online program and I felt that […]

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. […]