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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...
Graphic to announce installation of Dr. Steven Leath, Auburn's 19th President

Installation of Auburn University’s 19th President, Dr. Steven Leath

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    Dear Alumni and Friends, Dr. Steven Leath will be formally installed as Auburn University’s nineteenth president on Thursday, March 29th, in a ceremony in Auburn Arena. Beginning at…

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SFWS Seminar Series spring calendar announced

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The Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences has announced its spring Seminar Series schedule. The series, offered throughout the fall and spring semesters, was created by the school...
SFWS Weaver Lecture Series (image of hawk and text)

Weaver Lecture Series to feature scientists Paul Bolstad and Peter Marra

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Two renowned environmental scientists will visit Auburn University in March to discuss how artificial intelligence technologies will influence outdoor careers and daily life and how weather events influence migratory birds’...
Firefighters walking to a training site at the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center.

SFWS’ Dixon Center chosen for national Wildland Firefighter Apprenticeship Program, first academy in the eastern U.S.

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For the first time in its history, the national Wildland Firefighter Apprenticeship Program is providing training in the eastern U.S. at the Auburn University Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center in...
Blue headed vireo at the preserve.

SFWS’ Kreher Preserve and Nature Center designated as part of Alabama Birding Trails

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The Alabama Birding Trails has announced that Auburn University's Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve, informally known as the Kreher Preserve and Nature Center, will be designated as an Alabama Birding...
Grazing herbivores impact Earth's atmosphere and global climate.

Auburn Earth System study of grazing herbivores’ impact on global climate featured in recent Eos Research Spotlight

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The work of Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences research team, led by Alumni and Solon Dixon Professor Hanqin Tian, was recently the focus of the prestigious Eos...
Mouse lemur, a new genetic model organism.

The genomic study of threatened wild free-ranging mouse lemurs, is beneficial for research, conservation, and society

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Is it possible to improve genetic science, grow opportunity in an impoverished nation, while improving the conservation of a threatened species? Auburn professor Sarah Zohdy, as part of a multi-institution...
Active prescribed fire.

2018 Tiger Giving Day to benefit students’ experiential learning

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Written by Mary Carson Bond Auburn University will host its third annual Tiger Giving Day on February 21, 2018.  Tiger Giving Day is a 24- hour university-wide crowd funding initiative. ...