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Congratulations to Madelyn Smith (B.S. in Natural Resources Ecology and Management) She was recently selected as Outstanding Junior for all of LSU by the LSU Chapter of The Society of Phi Kappa Phi.  Madelyn is pictured in center with Dr. Regina Leingang (left) and Dr. Mike Kaller (right) representing Phi Kappa Phi. The student chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS) and RNR 2039 (Intro to Natural Resource Policy) participated in a service day at Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge in Lacombe on Saturday, 1 October 2016.  They spent time tidying up the HQ and removing nuisance vine/trees to learning how to paddle a canoe for the first time!  RNR 2039 students participating were Anna West, Colette Pansini, Camille Doig, and Jazmyn Bernard The student chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS) and RNR 2039 (Intro to Natural Resource Policy) participated in a service day at Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge in Lacombe on Saturday, 1 October 2016.  They spent time tidying up the HQ and removing nuisance vine/trees to learning how to paddle a canoe for the first time!  RNR 2039 students participating were Anna West, Colette Pansini, Camille Doig, and Jazmyn Bernard The student chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS) and RNR 2039 (Intro to Natural Resource Policy) participated in a service day at Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge in Lacombe on Saturday, 1 October 2016.  They spent time tidying up the HQ and removing nuisance vine/trees to learning how to paddle a canoe for the first time!  RNR 2039 students participating were Anna West, Colette Pansini, Camille Doig, and Jazmyn Bernard Cassie Skaggs (RNR graduate gtudent of Dr. Kevin Ringelman) and Jackie Satter (2015 RNR Graduate) are studing the impacts of oil and gas extraction on nesting frequency and success at the Bakken Shale area, North Dakota. Cassie Skaggs (front) and Jackie Satter (back) taking measurements for the study on the impacts of oil and gas extraction and other disturbances on nesting frequency and success at the Bakken Shale area, North Dakota. This is OUR office!  Where is yours?  Cassie Skaggs(green shirt) and Jackie Satter (teal shirt) get to the site for the study on the impacts of oil and gas extraction and other disturbances on nesting frequency and success at the Bakken Shale area, North Dakota. A joint field trip for ENTM/RNR 7030 and ENTM 4005 to the Feliciana Preserve to collect aquatic insects. [Photo courtesy of Dr. Mike Kaller] Travel to Mozambique: RNR 4061 Students get their open water Dive Cerificates Mozambique: RNR 4061 student Brandy Malbrough heads down to complete dive skills Mozambique:  RNR 4061 Students talk science as they learn about community-based aquaculture and techiques in marine data collection NREM student-athlete Jesse Stallings hosted faculty member Mike Kaller for the LSU-Alabama baseball game through the Faculty Guest Coach program RNR 4061 in Mozmabique: Underwater wonders RNR 4061 in Mozambique: Sunrise over the Indian Ocean


This Week in RNR

    ACADEMIC CALENDAR: Important Dates
  • 24 March (4:30 pm): Final date for dropping courses
  • 24 March: Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24 hours
  • 26 March: Course scheduling begins for Fall Semester, Summer Intersession, and Wintersession. Begins at 5:00 pm
  • 9 April (7:30 am): Spring Break Begins

  • For other important dates and deadlines: Spring 2017 Academic Calendar


    RNR SEMINAR
    11:30 am, Wednesday, 29 March 2017
    Room 142 RNR, coffee and cookies at 11:20 am
  • Jack Montoucet
    Secretary (i.e. Chief), Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
    New Priorities: An Update on the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Ducks Unlimited
CRAWFISH BOIL

Tiger Chapter of Ducks Unlimited
  • The Tiger Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will be holding a Spring Crawfish Boil Friday, 31 March, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, at the 4-H Mini Farm.
  • With Crawfish, great raffles, and a live/silent auction featuring DU's 80th Anniversary merchandise.
  • Your Tiger Chapter ranks #1 in the Sweet 16, a ranking that compares all Ducks Unlimited universities chapters throughout the country. Come support wetland conservation and have a little fun helping TCDU compete against all the other university chapters across the nation.
  • Questions?  Contact: Clint Pace, cpace8@lsu.edu

To Buy tickets:
Tiger Chapter DU Crawfish Boil
LSU Campus

Homecoming - Spring 2017

Saturday * 1 April 2017 * 12:30pm

  • Saturday, 1 April 2017, 12:30 pm, RNR Bldg
  • Highlights of this year's agenda and Registration details can be downloaded as an interactive PDF
  • Fish-fry luncheon begins at 12:30 pm
  • 2017 Hall of Fame to be announced
  • Pre-register by using the PDF form (above). You can also register at the door. 2017 Alumni Association Dues: $10
    Meal(s): $20 (Children <12, $5)
  • You can help in several ways:
    1. We are interested in information on promotions or awards of alumni during the past year.
    2. We would appreciate if you could share the names of any alumni who have passed away during the last year.

Vlosky Appointed to Sustainable Biomass Program Working Group

Rich Vlosky

Richard Vlosky, Director and Professor, Louisiana Forest Products Development Center, and Crosby Land & Resources Endowed Professor of Forest Sector Business Development, in the LSU AgCenter, was appointed to represent Louisiana State University on the Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) Working Group.

SBP, based out of the United Kingdom, is a unique certification system designed for woody biomass, mostly in the form of wood pellets and wood chips, used in industrial, large-scale energy production. The Working Group, with global membership, was established to review current certification guidelines.

-- Quick News --

  • RNR Faculty and Students share their personal stories about rescue efforts druing the Flood of August 2016. Read a couple of stories from the front lines on our Flood 2016 page
  • WEBSITE UPDATE: Links to the LSU Graduate School website have been updated. If you still find a broken link, let us know. Thanks. rnrweb@lsu.edu
  • 3rd Quarter 2016 Timber Tales is now available. The details and a link to the newsletter are available on our Extensions page.
  • The Student Chapter of Society of American Foresters (SAF) has a way to keep you informed, share their news and events, and keep in touch: They have a Facebook page. LIKE their page, and keep up with all the latest! Support your local (student) Foresters!
  • Marine Field Techniques in Mozambique, Africa


    Get all the details of this story on our Student News page.

    Study Abroad in Swaziland


    Get all the details of this story on our Student News page.

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