In the Media

Two Lesser-Known Reasons to Celebrate our Public Lands - High Country News - Nov. 2016

Research: Sage Grouse Umbrella Helps Other Bird Species - Public News Service - Nov. 2016

Looking to the Stars - The LaGrande Observer - Oct. 2016

New study: More mushrooms thrive in Rim Fire burn - The Union Democrat - July 2016

Grant fueling wildlfire research at UM - KPAX - May 2016

Sorry, "skeptics": Global warming may not be so great for plant life after all - The Washington Post - Steve Running's study on how climate change will affect plant growth

Soil Nutrients May Keep Plants from Slowing Down Climate Change - Nature World News - Cory Cleveland's recent study of how nitrogen limitations will reduce plant's uptake of C02

How Science Can Help to Halt the Western Bark Beetle Plague - Yale Environment 360 - Jan. 2016

Montana farmers start talking climate change - High Country News - Nov. 2015. Montana farmers are starting to talk more about climate change and its impact on their industry. A 2014 study by Professor Brady Allred found that the U.S. states rich in natural resource and agricultural lands are also the most likely to get hotter and drier; farmers in those regions are smart to be concerned.

The Boreal is Burning - Takepart - Nov. 2015

Forestry journal publishes UM students' research - ABC FoxMontana - Nov. 2015

7.4 Million Acres of Ecosystem Lost to Oil and Gas Boom - U.S. News and World Report, April 2015; Oil and Gas Drilling is Consuming Millions of Acres of US Farmland: Study - International Business Times, April, 2016; First Large-Scale Assessment of Oil & Gas Inudstry's Impact on Landscapes of US and Canada - PlanetSave, April 2015; Could Fracking Start a Modern-Day Dust Bowl - EcoWatch, April 2015. All featuring Brady Allred, Dave Naugle and Steve Running's research published in Science: Thirty thousand square kilometers of land lost to oil and gas development

Drilling Continues on Critical Alberta Caribou Habitat Despite Recovery Deadline - HuffPost Alberta - Professors Mark Hebblewhite and Brady Allred analyzed the impact of energy development on caribou habitat in Alberta

To Build a Fire - Dartmouth Alumni magazine - Former smokejumper and professor Carl Seielstad on fighting fire with fire

Pine Beetle Epidemic - National Geographic - Professor Diana Six leads readers into an exploration of the tiny beetle that is changing western forests

Cold Case: What Arctic Fossils Reveal About our Future Climate - Discover magazine - Professor Ash Ballantyne is part of a team looking at fossils from the mid-Pliocene to improve Arctic climate models.

Wild yaks: Shaggy barometers of climate change - Phys.org - Professors Joel Berger and Mark Hebblewhite recently published a paper in Scientific Reports about their work on yak in the remote Tibetan Plateau  

NASA has a plan to take the most detailed scans the world's forests ever - Business Insider Australia - with quotes from professor Steve Running

Report: Tourist Spending in Montana increased to nearly $4 billion last year - Missoulian - 2014 tourism data from the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research

Taking Wildlife Science to the Community - The Wildlife Society web site - Feature on the accomplishments of the UM student chapter of The Wildlife Society

Wolflandia: The Fight Over the Most Polarlizing Animal in the West - Outside - UM wildlife biology professor Mark Hebblewhite is quoted in this article on a complex issue

Wolf cull will not save threatened Canadian caribou - Nature - UM wildlife biology professor Mark Hebblewhite's research on the Alberta government's attempts to increase caribou populations by culling wolves 

It's Montana's Time for Tourism - Billings Gazette

Solving the Bitterroot Elk Mystery - Montana Outdoors

High school students in Corvallis, Montana, interview professor Diana Six for their live story on the ecology of the mountain pine beetle - Ravalli Republic

Why Bats Are Such Good Hosts for Ebola and Other Deadly Diseases - Wired

Rats and Their Alarming Bugs - New York Times

A New Challenge for Wilderness: To Intervene or Not to Intervene - Earth Island Journal

Nation's premeir conservation law enters era of compromise - Greenwire

Montana:Big Sky Country, Big Climate Problems - Huffington Post

Researcher draws connection between climate change and harmful hybridization of native trout - Flathead Beacon

Wildlife biology professor Mark Hebblewhite weighs in on new findings of how far zebras and other mammals migrate in Africa - National Geographic

Semi-arid ecosystems emerging role in global carbon cycle dynamics - ScienceDaily

New study shows humans have more impact on tropical nitrogen levels - Phys.org

Research published in Conservation Biology by wildlife biology faculty Joel Berger shows the need to protect habitat adjacent to national parks - Missoulian

UM researchers: 17 of 31 largest carnivores at risk - Missoulian