“When it comes to carbon sequestration and climate change adaptation, we can have our cake and eat it too,” says professor Andrew Larson, about his new research, highlighted in Science, on how tree density affects carbon storage.
This month we lost a great friend of our college - former professor Bob Ream, who in 1974 founded the Wilderness & Civilization program. Read more about Bob and the amazing legacy he has left for our students.
Wildlife biology professor Andrew Whiteley just received the prestigious NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award. This is very deserving recognition of his outstanding research and education. He'll use the five-year award to continue looking into questions of genetic rescue as a tool for...
Congrats to grad student Evan Tipton for winning the statewide #SharkTankMT competition for his business idea to help tourism operators manage digital marketing.
Montana landowners across the state now have access to hourly reports of soil moisture, temperature, soil quality, rainfall and more. The Montana Climate Office launched the Montana Mesonet information network this past summer, installing wireless weather stations at 13 sites across Big Sky Country.
Bill and Carolyn Franke and their family recently gave $24 million to the University of Montana; $18 million of the gift will benefit students, faculty and research in the W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation.
Few Montanans have parlayed an eighth-grade education at a one-room school and backwoods skills into leadership positions in the U.S. Forest Service and the nation’s conservation movement as the late Bud Moore did.
The movie "Bud's Place" premieres Wed. March 15 at 7 p.m. in the University Center...
Wildlife Biology program doctoral student Robin Steenweg shows that remote cameras can transform monitoring of wildlife and habitat biodiversity in a new paper.
Ruth Swaney, coordinator of our Native American Natural Resource Program, is a co-author on a new study pointing to barriers faced by native students pursuing degrees in natural resources -- and ways in which students are overcoming those challenges
Congratulations to our academic adviser Jeanne Franz - she is UM's December winner of its Above and Beyond Award (recognizing outstanding staff). Jeanne provides personalized, caring support for hundreds of students in the program.
A former student recently sent a note to Franz thanking her for...