New research published in Ecology Letters by PhD student Megan Nasto shows the importance of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and phosphatase enzymes in helping nitrogen fixers acquire phosphorous from soil in tropical rain forests, contributing to a high abundance of nitrogen-fixing plants.
Research from college faculty members Wayne Freimund, Alex Metcalf, Libby Metcalf, and Norma Nickerson lays the groundwork for Montana's new Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, recently produced by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.
CFC faculty members Winsor Lowe, Libby Metcalf and Cara Nelson are part of a recent $45 million award from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This five-year research award will be used to help the Corps study and solve environmental and cultural resource problems.
Interactions among nitrogen fixation and soil phosphorus acquisition strategies in lowland tropical rain forests in Ecology Letters July 2014 PhD student Megan Nasto
Landscapes as a moderator of thermal extremes: a case study from an imperiled grouse in ESA Ecosphere March 2014. Brady Allred
The U.S. National Park Service: Organizational Adaptation in an Era of Complexity, Uncertainty, and Change Master’s thesis by Anna Mills