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NASA recognizes Lawrence project as AGU meeting

December 15, 2016

 Dr. Lawrence presented his poster titled, "Beyond Forest Classification: Continuous Mapping of Forest Species Composition, Mortality, and Sub-Canopy Using Landsat Imagery and Agnostic Analysis". 

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Emma Bodem.bain

LRES students co-founders for Sustainability Now

December 8, 2016

LREs students, Mathew Bain and Emma Bode, co-founders of Sustainability Now, seek to motivate the Alumni Foundation to invest in more environmentally and socially responsible companies. 

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Wetland course

Assistant Research Professor William Kleindl to offer Wetland course

December 8, 2016

 MSU's Extended University will be offering a course on Wetland and Riparian Ecology and Management.

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Mills

Online LRES MS student Shelley Mills contributes to Hawksbeard project.

December 2, 2016

Extension agent Shelley Mills, and online MS student with LRES, has been working with farmers on the Montana Hi-Line to manage narrowleaf hawksbeard. 

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LRES professors Clain Jones and Perry Miller quoted in article, 'Give Peas a Chance'

November 22, 2016

Dr. Clain Jones and Dr. Perry Miller were recently featured in the Fall issue of Mountains & Minds. The article, "Give Peas a Chance" discusses production of pulse crops in Montana.

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Seipel

LRES Research Scientist, Tim Seipel presented on agriculture during International Education Week. 

November 16, 2016

 Tim lead a discussion, "There is No Culture Without Agriculture: Cross Cultural Engagement Through Agriculture in Morocco" during International Education Week. 

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StorbD.Wood

 LRES partners with federal agencies to provide job opportunities

 November 16, 2016

 LRES PhD students Meryl Storb and David Wood are among the top candidates participating in the new partnership. Storb will become a USGS hydrologist with the Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center. David Wood will be working for the Bureau of Land Management as a USGS ecology.

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Emery Three Irons

LRES Master's student Emery Three Irons receives IoE fellowship

November 15, 2016

Emery Three Irons will be working with Professor Scott Powell to study water quality on the Crow Reservation.

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Stoy

LRES professor Paul Stoy PI for $6 million Upper Missouri River Basin research grant

October 26, 2016

Dr. Stoy was recently quoted in an article in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle and MSU news for his role as principle investigator for a $6 million grant evaluating biofuel and carbon capture technologies.

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Agriculture Growth Sunday A1

LRES alum, Dylan Strike, featured in Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

October 23. 2016

Strike's farm was featured in article, "Keeping it in Ag: With Bozeman expanding, is there a future form farming in the Gallatin Valley?". 

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Priscu

Professor John Priscu co-authors three papers in special Antarctic issue of BioScience. 

October 19, 2016

The American Institute of Biological Science released the October Antarctic issue of BioScience highlighting the combined research of 20 researchers from 14 institutions. 

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C.Johnston

LRES grad, Carmel Johnston, recognized for work with NASA

October 5, 2016

After a year long study, Carmel made national news for her work in a solar powered dome. The simulated Mars mission took place on the slope of a Hawaiian volcano.

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Priscu Antarctica

MSU research team receives $1 million NSF grant to probe Antarctic Lake

October 3, 2016

LRES professor John Priscu, with a group of national and international researchers, will be travelling to Antarctica to probe unexplored Antarctic Lake. 

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LRES puts on MT Realtor Noxious Weed online training

September 30, 2016

The Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign will be offering online training hosted by LRES professor Jane Mangold. 

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B.Peterson

Perry born "bug doctor" to head Entomological Society of America

September 29, 2016

LRES professor Bob Peterson named vice president-elect of ESA. 

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Mangold Menalled

LRES faculty to join Pest Management Tour across Montana

September 26, 2014

MSU Extension Pesticide Education program will be traveling across Eastern MT October 3rd-7th. LRES Professors Jane Mangold and Fabian Menalled will be presenting on the tour.

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Jones

LRES professor Clain Jones publishes guide for canola nutrient management

September 26,2016

Montana State University Extension just released a new bulletin co-authored by Extension soil fertility specialist Clain Jones. 

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Priscu

Priscu quote titles Washington Post article

September 22, 2016

LRES professor, John Priscu quoted in title of Washington Post article. Priscu is currently chairing a Ocean Worlds workshop.

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Bob Peterson

MSU EU hosts synthetic biology outreach event

September 6, 2016

MSU's Extended University is partnering with the Belgrade Community Library to offer science outreach event series, Building with Biology. The first event, called "Should we Engineer the Mosquito?", will be held September 8th and is led by Bob Peterson. 

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Bob Peterson

Professor Bob Peterson elected Vice President-Elect

August 30, 2016

The Entomological Society of America elects LRES professor, Dr.Bob Peterson as Vice President-Elect.

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Carmel Johnston

Carmel Johnston interviewed by NPR for work with NASA

August 29, 2016

LRES Alum Carmel Johnston was interviewed for her role as mission commander of the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation crew for their year-long Mars simulation. 

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Emery Three Irons

LRES Graduate student, Emery Three Irons, featured in Sacred Water tribal series. 

August 25, 2016

The Crow Water Quality Project in partnership with Environmental Health News released a series entitled, "Sacred Water". The following articles feature quotes from LRES grad student Emery Three Irons. 

Essay: Everything has water flowing through it

In Crow Country, a water system brings new life

Culture and science merge in environmental research for Crow

Tainted water imperils health, traditions for Montana tribe

 

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Fabian Menalled

Dr. Fabian Menalled recognized by SARE Professional Development Program.

August 25, 2016

Western Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education's program for Professional Development releases Annual Report. 

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Deicy

Deicy Sanchez, LRES MS graduate featured on Peru Fulbright Video

July 26,2016

MS Graduate Deicy Sanchez recognizes Professors Tony Hartshorn and Tim McDermott in video commemorating 60 years for the Peru Fulbright program.

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Emery Three Irons

Emery Three Irons receives grant for research on Crow Reservation

June 23, 2016

LRES Graduate Student Emery Three Irons, in conjunction with the Crow Environmental Health Steering Committee and Little Big Horn College, received funding for research concerning well water issues on the Crow Reservation. 

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Heidi Smith

"Biofilms on Glacial Surfaces: Hot Spots for Biological Activity."

June 13, 2016

Doctoral student Heidi Smith's dissertation on microbial biofilms present on glacial surfaces was published in the journal of Nature Biofilms and Microbiomes.

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Hartshorn

Tony Hartshorn earns Fullbright grant

June 7, 2016

Professor Tony Hartshorn awarded Fullbright Specialist grant for research on rehabilitating soil made toxic by old mining practices in Peru.

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c.jonesp.miller

Peas and Prosperity

June 2, 2016

Dr. Clain Jones and Dr. Perry Miller featured in Crop Science Society of America in an  article highlighting research on the economic benefits of using a dual cropping system.

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RKD Peterson

Insects of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

May 16, 2016

Bob Peterson, MSU Professor of Entomology, creates online photobook showcasing the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem's insect diversity.

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mathew bain

LRES Environmental Science sophomore receives Udall Honorable Mention

May 5, 2016

Sophomore Mathew Bain, a Missoula native, receives honorable mention for national scholarship.

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trista, alex, and john

PhD students papers on Antarctica highlighted by NSF

May 1, 2016
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Soil science students awarded Nielsen Graduate Research Assistantship 

March 30, 2016

Scott Robinson and Joseph Old Elk are the first recipients of the Nielsen Graduate Research Assistantship in LRES

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Jerry and LaVonne Nielsen

Funding Graduate Research Today and In The Future

March 30, 2016

Jerry & Lavonne Nielsen establish Graduate Research assistantship in Soil Science

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Menalled

MSU Extension experts find herbicide resistant marestail in northeast Montana

January 13, 2016

"Experts from the MSU Extension Service have identified glyphosate-resistant Conyza Canadensis, also known as marestail or horseweed, in northeast Montana. This discovery is concerning given how easily this species can disperse in the wind."

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PetersonSterling

Peterson and Sterling receive MSU awards at Spring Convocation

January 7, 2016

Robert Peterson, LRES, Excellence in Online Teaching Award.  Tracy Sterling-Women's Faculty Caucus 

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NASA recognizes Lawrence project at AGU meeting.  December 15, 2016

LRES students co-founders for Sustainability Now.  December 8, 2016

Assistant Research Professor William Kleindl to offer Wetland course. December 8, 2016

Online LRES MS student Shelley Mills contributes to Hawksbeard project. December 2,  2016

LRES professors Clain Jones and Perry Miller quoted in 'Give Peas a Chance'. November 22, 2016

LRES partners with federal agencies to provide job opportunities.  November 16, 2016

LRES graduate receives IoE fellowship. November 15, 2016

Call for Proposals: FY 2018 Fertilizer Advisory Committee.  November 1, 2016

LRES professor Paul Stoy PI for $6 million Upper Missouri River Basin research grant. October 26,2016

LRES alum, Dylan Strike featured in Bozeman Daily Chronicle.  October 23, 2016

Professor John Priscu co-authors three papers in special Antarctic issue of BioScience. October 19, 2016

LRES Alum interviewed at Women in Entomology international meeting.  October 11, 2016

Dayane Reis placed second in student competition at ICE 2016.  October 11, 2016

LRES grad, Carmel Johnston, completes year long Mars simulation.  October 5,2016

MSU research team receives $1 million NSF grant to probe Antarctic Lake.  October, 3, 2016

LRES puts on MT Realtor Noxious Weed online training.  September 30,2016

Perry born "bug doctor" to head Entomological Society of America. September 29, 2016

LRES faculty join Pest Management Tour across MT. September 26, 2016 

LRES professor Clain Jones publishes guide for canola nutrient management.  September 26, 2016

MSU highlights article in Washington Post featuring LRES professor John Priscu. September 22, 2016

LRES Graduate students place at Graduate Summit Rendezvous Poster Session. September 21, 2016

Priscu quote titles Washington Post article. September 12, 2016

MSU EU to host synthetic biology outreach event.  September 6, 2016

Professor Bob Peterson Elected Vice President-Elect of ESA.  August 30, 2016

LRES Alum Carmel Johnston interviewed on NPR. August 29, 2016

Crow Water Quality Project releases tribal series featuring LRES collaborators. August 25, 2016

Dr. Fabian Menalled recognized by SARE Professional Development Program.  August 25, 2016 

LRES MS graduate Deicy Sanchez featured on Peru Fullbright Video. July 26,2016

MSU earns recognition for its scientific impact and collaboration.  June 29, 2016

LRES Graduate Student, Emery Three Irons receives grant. June 23,2016

Heidi Smith published in Nature Biofilms and Microbiomes journal.  June 13, 2016

LRES professor Tony Hartshorn awarded Fullbright grant. -June 7, 2016

Dr.Clain Jones and Dr. Perry Miller highlighted in Crop Science Society of America. -June 2, 2016

Bob Peterson creates website, Insects of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem  -May 16, 2016

LRES Environmental Science sophomore receives Udall Honorable Mention  -May 13, 2016

LRES PhD students papers on Antarctica highlighted by NSF  -May 13, 2016

Ana Murphy recognized for Service Excellence -May 6, 2016

Tim McDermott to speak on his research -April 13, 2016

LRES Stoy linked farming technique to cooler temps, and earns prestigious NSF CAREER Award -April 6, 2016

Zabinski to deliver April 12 provost's lecture April 4, 2016

Peterson & MSU in NY Times: DEET Seen as Safe for Pregnant Women Despite Limited Studies -April 4, 2016

Soil Science Students Awarded Nielsen Graduate Research Assistantship March 30, 2016

Jerry & Lavonne Nielsen Establish Graduate Research Assistantship in Soil Science March 30, 2016

Emeritus Professor Nielsen shares his legacy and naming of Scobey as State Soil -March 28, 2016

Peterson photo chosen for monthly cover of Journal of Insects -March 4, 2016

LRES Grad Student, Dorj Sukhragcha

LRES students and mentors honored with annual Awards for Excellence -February 22, 2016

Inskeep helps bring in new Keck award to study Yellowstone microbes -February 5, 2016

Powell weighs in on use of drones in agriculture -February 3, 2016

Maxwell & PhD student Taylor explore invasive lodgepole pine in New Zealand for NSF WildFIRE PIRE -January 29, 2016 

MSU Extension experts find herbicide resistant marestail in northeast Montana -January 15, 2016

Priyanka Kudalkar, LRES M.S. candidate featured in Grad School Annual Review - January 9, 2016

Peterson and Sterling receive MSU awards at Spring Convocation -January 7, 2016