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NREN in the News

  • Angelica Beltrán Franco ’19, a wildlife and conservation biology major, has won a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for Summer 2018 to study in Tanzania in conjunction with The School for Field Studies (SFS).
  • NRESS Ph.D. student, Amanda Beal, has been appointed by Gov. Mills of Maine as Maine's new Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
  • Allison Herreid '19G, was chosen to participate in the first cohort of the Limnology and Oceanography Research Exchange (LOREX) program in Summer 2019.
  • Megan Gordon '18, a wildlife and conservation biology major, has won a 2-year "Restoration and Ecological Management" paid fellowship with the Vermont Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.
  • Bethany Balstad '18, an environmental science major, has received a 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) award
  • Molly Jacobson, '17 B.S. wildlife and conservation biology, contributed a commentary to UNH's Inquiry 2018 about her research at UNH.

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    NREN Flannel Friday

    NREN's Flannel Friday Showdown, Fall 2018

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    NREN Flannel Friday

    NREN's Flannel Friday Showdown, Fall 2018

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    Manalo & McDowell

    Dr. Alberto Manalo and Dr. Bill McDowell pose for Flannel Friday!

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A Key Appointment

UNH doctoral student is first woman to lead Maine’s agriculture department
Amanda Beal Courtesy photo When Amanda Beal looks back on the journey that led to her doctoral work at UNH, a career with Maine Farmland Trust and her selection as the first woman commissioner of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, the path seems clear. Beal grew up on a dairy farm in Litchfield, Maine, and would go on to become an expert in the state on agriculture...
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New Genomic Ecology of Coastal Organisms Program

UNH and UMaine partner for research
UNH, in collaboration with the University of Maine, has established a new research and training program to prepare graduate and undergraduate students in the region on the ecological genomics of coastal organisms. Funds for the project are provide by an NSF EPSCoR grant. The program is fundamental for understanding links between genomes and phenomes in natural populations, or, more...
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Muddy Waters

Navigating potential changes to Clean Water Act
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers recently announced a proposed change to the Clean Water Act that would reduce the types of waters currently protected. Bill McDowell, professor of environmental science at UNH, NH Agricultural Experiment Station researcher and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, helps us understand what this could...

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