students looking toward speaker during presentation

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. ...
The rainfall interception trays and pipes that transport the rainfall off the plot.

Auburn University researchers study longleaf pine drought resilience

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Written by Kristine Fedorenko Longleaf pine ecosystems may be the key to creating more drought resilient forests and help sustain crucial plant and animal habitat. Dwain G. Luce Professor of...

Martha Dixon, Andalusia philanthropist and longtime friend of Auburn University, passes away

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Martha Dixon, widow of Solon Dixon and former president of the Solon and Martha Dixon Foundation, passed away December 16, 2017 at her home in Andalusia at the age of...