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WSWS award

LRES Alum wins Outstanding Weed Scientist- Early Career award from WSWS.

April 28, 2017

Dr. Erik Lehnoff, now an Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University, received his Ph.D. in LRES. He won the Outstanding Weed Scientist-Early Career award from the Western Society of Weed Science. (See page 4)


Rosie Wallander awarded Excellence in Service Award

April 20, 2017

LRES Research Associate, Rosie Wallander, was awarded Employee of the Year for her Excellence in Competence on Thursday, April 20th.



Montana Noxious Weed Education campaign hosts online realtor training

April 12, 2017

Shantell Frame-Martin with LRES and the MT Noxious Weed Education campaign, will bbe hosting an online training course to educate realtors on noxious weeds and management practices. 

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Littlefield recognized with MWCA Lifetime Achievement Award

March 27, 2017

LRES professor and entomologist, Jeff Littlefield was honored with the Barb Mullin Lifetime Achievement Award through the Montana Weed Control Association for his work using insects to manage noxious weeds. 

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LRES Faculty, Staff, & Students featured in Linked to Agriculture

March 23, 2017

 MSU faculty and graduate student document first-ever Montana bumble bee species record

Faculty member Kevin O'Neill and Reseaarch Scientist Casey Delphia were featured for their work with bees in Montana starting on page 11.

Partnerships between MSU and federal agencies provide job opportunities for graduate students

LRES graduate students Meryl Storb and David Wood were recognized for their partnerships with the USGS. Both students will be working for the agency after graduation. (Pg.13) 

Water is Life

Emma Bode was highlighted for this issue's Artistic Statement. Her interpretation of Montana's hydrology can be found on the last page of the publication. 

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Dr. Bob Peterson featured in MT INBRE Newsletter Fact Check

March 8, 2017

The MT INBRE Newsletter featured a spread on Dr. Peterson's Café Scientifique lecture which discussed mosquito-borne disease and the role of scientists in a post-fact media landscape.

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LRES Professor Brookshire co-authors piece in Biogeochemistry

March 4, 2017

Professor Jack Brookshire and other Editors of the journal Biogeochemistry write editorial in support of environmental science and its role in society.

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LRES graduate is new water quality specialist in Oregon

March 4, 2017

Brenda Sanchez, a graduate from the Land Resources & Environmental Sciences department, has been appointed as the new ag water quality specialist in Washington Co, Oregon.

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Dr. Priscu invited to speak at SUNY Harrington Lecture Series

February 27, 2017

Dr. John Priscu will present his seminar "Hidden Ecosystems Beneth the Antarctic Ice Sheet" as part of the Harrington STEM lectures at SUNY New Paltz.

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Three Irons

LRES Grad, Emery Three Irons wins over $60,000 from NIEHS scholarship

February 14, 2017

Emery Three Irons, a graduate student with the department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, receives $67, 390 in scholarships from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).

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Miguel Fraga

LRES to co-sponsor lecture by Cuban diplomat, Miguel Fraga

February 9, 2017

The lecture on "Cuba-U.S. Relations: Current State of Affairs" will be presented on February 21st. Diplomat Miguel Fraga serves as secretary for the newly reestablished Cuban Embassy.

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Entomology professor, Bob Peterson to present at Café Scientifique.

January 27, 2017

ESA President-elect Bob Peterson will present "Managing Risk in a Complex World: Reflections on Mosquito-Borne Diseases and the Scientist's Role in a Post-Fact Media Landscape" in Montana's INBRE's Café Scientifique.

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Tony Hartshorn, Fulbright Specialist highlighted in CSA News

January 24, 2017

Professor Tony Hartshorn shared his love of soils and learning in  "Meet a Member" featured in January 2017's CSA News.

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LRES undergrad wins Blackstone project video competition for The Ant Network

January 18, 2017

LRES undergrad, Miles Maxcer won first place in the MSU Blackstone Launchpad Fall Video Pitch Competition. The Ant Network is an entomology organization focused on supporting research, creating resources, conducting and training others in education/outreach, and fostering a new community for ant enthusiasts.

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 LRES researchers publish paper, "Bumble Bees of Montana" 

 January 4, 2017

 Casey Delphia, research scientist, and LRES professor of Entomology, Kevin O'Neill partnered with several other MSU researchers to co-author paper featured in Annals of the Entomological Society of America (AESA).

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