Student Stories: Wildlife Grad Works to Protect Elephants in Thailand
July 25, 2014
Recent Penn State alumna Mollie McGinnis dedicated six months following graduation to a project in Huay Pakoot, Thailand, working to bring elephants from tourist camps back into their natural habitats within their owners' communities.
Radio Tags, Telemetry Used in River-Bass-Movement Research
July 10, 2014
If you catch a smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna or its tributaries, with a wire trailing from its underside, it is a participant in a study of fish movement related to wider research into the causes of fish diseases in the river system.
Habitat Loss, Not Poison, Better Explains Grassland Bird Decline
June 23, 2014
Contrary to recent well-publicized research, habitat loss, not insecticide use, continues to be the best explanation for the declines in grassland bird populations in the U.S. since the 1980s, according to a new study by ecologists.
Student Stories: Forest Science Major Helps with Forest Fire, Carbon Research
June 20, 2014
Celine Colbert spent last summer in the West assisting with research that may help to prevent severe wildfires.
Penn State Extension Develops New Water Quality App
June 9, 2014
"We know that people are increasingly using smartphones and other mobile devices to access their information,” said Bryan Swistock, water resources extension specialist and a member of the team that helped to develop the app. "This app will allow private water system owners to diagnose problems while they are actually looking at their water supply."