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Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative research seeks to decrease pine seedling toppling during strong wind events

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The Auburn University Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative has discovered the cause of loblolly and longleaf pine seedling toppling during strong wind events, and has developed a solution to this...
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Appeal of SFWS research lab leads graduate student Sara Bolds to researching the impacts of wild pig populations

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For Sara Bolds, Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences seemed like the right fit for graduate school from the very beginning. “Of all the schools I looked at...
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Auburn University’s new degree in wildlife enterprise management to equip students for careers in outdoor industries

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Students who enjoy the outdoors will want to explore Auburn University’s new degree program that provides the education and skills needed for a variety of careers in hunting and fishing...
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School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences research team discovers Zika-transmitting mosquito species in Alabama

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Auburn University researchers have discovered the presence of Aedes aegypti—the primary mosquito that transmits Zika virus, yellow fever and other flaviviruses—in Alabama. After a 26-year absence of the mosquito, Auburn School...
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Students in Geospatial and Environmental Informatics now have access to “Hopper” supercomputer to perform analysis of large climate data

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Recently, students of the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences’ new Geospatial and Environmental Informatics degree program, or GSEI, launched in the fall 2017, were given access to...
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School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences to launch sustainable biomaterials and packaging bachelor’s degree

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Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences will launch a new sustainable biomaterials and packaging degree this fall to prepare students for in-demand careers within bio-based industries such as...
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Alabama Jr. MANRRS Leadership Institute at Auburn University provides opportunity for students to discover agriculture, natural resources fields

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Auburn University is helping minority youth to discover first-hand how agriculture, engineering, technology and natural resources relate to the world around them and to experience the excitement of academic excellence,...
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School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences students win awards at this year’s This is Research: Student Symposium

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Four students from the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences received awards at this year’s This is Research: Student Symposium. The This is Research: Student Symposium provides a...
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Natural resources master’s graduate Sarah Lessard selected for prestigious Knauss Fellowship

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Auburn University natural resources master's graduate Sarah Lessard of Franklinton, Louisiana, has been selected to spend this year working with the House Committee on Natural Resources in Washington, D.C., as...