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First Time Duck Hunt Experiece for Students

Experience a duck hunt through the eyes of future wildlife professionals hunting for the first time on this episode of DU Nation.

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Vlosky re-elected as Chair of the LSU Agricultural Faculty Council

[30 Nov 2022] Richard Vlosky, Crosby Land & Resources Professor of Forest Sector Business Development and Director, Louisiana Forest Products Development Center, School of Renewable Natural Resources, has been re-elected as Chair, LSU Agricultural Faculty Council for 2023.

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Annual Christmas Tree Sale Scheduled

[21 Nov 2022] The Society of American Foresters student chapter at LSU will be selling Christmas trees: November 28 - 29th

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RNR Undergraduate Student Wins Award at Regional Coastal Conference

[16 Nov 2022] Patrick Colclough, an undergraduate majoring in Renewable Natural Resources at LSU's School of Renewable Natural Resources, won the Undergraduate Poster Award at the 2022 Gulf Estuarine Research Society Biennial Meeting.

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Applications open for 2023 Gilbert Foundation Research Assistantships

[14 Nov 2022] The School of Renewable Natural Resources is seeking M.S. and Ph.D. applicants for Gilbert Foundation Graduate Research Assistantships. These assistantships are available to students on a competitive bases concentrating on the study of forestry and closely related areas.

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On Par with the President: Dr. Lively Takes a Deep Dive into Louisiana Fisheries and the Coastline

[3 Nov 2022] On this episode of the "On Par with the President" podcast, President William F. Tate IV sits down with the executive director of the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, Julie Lively. Her research has centered around commercial fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico with a focus on blue crab including soft shell crab production, which generates about $293 million in Louisiana each year.

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Dr. Bret Collier awarded 1.2 million dollar USDA-Forest Service grant

[23 Sept 2022] The United States Department of Agriculture-Forest Service recently awarded Dr. Bret Collier a 1.2 million dollar grant for a multi-year evaluation of forest restoration post-Hurricane Laura and the resultant impacts on wild turkeys in west-central Louisiana.

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Greetings from Namibia!

[16 Sept 2022] Dr. Phil Stouffer is on sabbatical for the academic year, working at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Windhoek.

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RNR Student Named as Knauss Fellowship Finalist

[23 Aug 2022] Two graduate students at Louisiana State University (LSU), two from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette (ULL) and one from Loyola University have been named 2023 Knauss Fellowship finalists. All were nominated for the fellowship by the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program. Ashley Booth, a graduate student in the School of Renewable Natural Resources is one of the Finalists.

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TAF to fund genetic research on tigers

[7 June 2022] Mike the Tiger is a major part of the heart and soul of LSU. Tiger pride runs deep on campus, and the LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation is turning its love of our tiger into research to benefit the species as a whole. TAF will provide funding for a doctoral student in the LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources to conduct genetic research on tigers.

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Rescuing the Massive Swamp

[2 May 2022] Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin, the nation's largest cypress swamp, nurtures an abundant ecosystem and protects a critical coast. But years of exploitation and neglect have made it a "ticking time bomb."

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Dr. Sabrina Taylor receives Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award

[25 Apr 2022] Dr. Sabrina Taylor receives the LSU Foundation's Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award for 2022. This award is to recognize superior graduate-level teaching.

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Gulf of Mexico Conference 2022 features RNR students and researchers

[18 April 2022] At least six current and former RNR researchers are making eight research presentations regarding coastal wetland ecology and restoration within the Gulf of Mexico 2022 Conference being held in Baton Rouge 25-28 April 2022.

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Dr. Kaller Awarded Advisor of the Year

[4 April 2022] The LSU College of Agriculture Student Association is excited to award Dr. Michael Kaller with the Advisor of the Year award! "Dr. Kaller has given so many hours of his time to LSU and we are so thankful! Congratulations Dr. Kaller."

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Dr. Andy Nyman awarded the F. O. Bateman Distinguished Professorship

[25 March 2022] Congratulations to Dr. Andy Nyman as the new F. O. Bateman Distinguished Professor of Renewable Natural Resources. Andy is a deserving recipient of the award for his contributions to science and service to the School.

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