MSU to participate in Adopt a Trailhead Montana
August 26, 2016
MSU is calling for volunteers to participate in the Adopt a Trailhead Montana program weed pull on Saturday, Aug. 27. Read more...
MSU Students Selected for BLM Student Congress
MSU students selected to provide land management policy recommendations to federal agencies
August 17, 2016
Two MSU students will participate in the BLM Student Congress on Public Land Policy for Land Management. As members of the congress, they will meet with federal land managers, policymakers and scientists to discuss public land policy. Read more...
Heidi Smith
MSU doctoral student publishes research on microbial biofilms and carbon cycling on glacial surfaces
June 13, 2016
Heidi Smith recently completed her dissertation focusing on microbial biodiversity and carbon cycling in glacial melt fed ecosystems. A recent publication highlights how bacteria may play a larger role in the melting of glaciers than previously suspected. Read more...
Tony Hartshorn
MSU soil specialist earns Fulbright to collaborate in Peru
June 7, 2016
Tony Hartshorn, who researches ways to rehabilitate soil made toxic by old mining practices, recently received a Fulbright Specialist Grant in environmental science to work with a university in Peru to improve soil reclamation efforts in that country. Read more...
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MSU professor creates online photobook of regional insects
May 16, 2016
Robert Peterson, professor in MSU’s Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences in the College of Agriculture, has created an online collection of high-resolution photos showcasing the insect world of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Read more...
Clain Jones
MSU's Clain Jones wins soil fertility leadership award
May 3, 2016
Extension specialist Clain Jones won the 2016 Great Plains Soil Fertility Leadership Award. Read more...
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MSU Extension announces new soil fertility publication
April 19, 2016
The Soil Scoop, a new two-page series from MSU's Soil Fertility Extension program, provides condensed information on assorted soil fertility topics. Read more...
Paul Stoy
MSU researcher who linked farming technique to cooler temps earns prestigious NSF CAREER Award
April 6, 2016
Paul Stoy, MSU assistant professor of land resources and environmental sciences, has received a $500,000 CAREER Award from the NSF. Read more...
Cereal leaf beetle
MSU Extension releases new MontGuides covering crop-damaging insect pests
February 11, 2016
New pest fact sheets are available for cereal leaf beetle and pea leaf weevil. Read more...
Wetlands in Bozeman, Mont.
Montana Water Center awards grants to Montana faculty and graduate students
February 4, 2016
The eight grantees, from MSU, Montana Tech and UM, will study issues such as natural water storage and nitrogen cycling. Read more...

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