Natural Resources and the Environment Spotlight

From New Hampshire to Alaska
Deborah Rudis, a UNH wildlife biology major from the class of 1975, has found herself a long way from Durham.
A Childhood Fascination Becomes a Life’s Work
Driven by an insatiable curiosity and love of insects, Breanne (Bre) Aflague is preparing for a future that satisfies both.
Protecting Forests on an Interconnected and Changing Planet
Jeff Garnas says that the planet's forests face serious problems due to climate change and a global trade system that make possible the spread of insects and pathogens.
Coming a Long Way and Going Much Farther
Angelica Beltrán Franco ’19 is a wildlife and conservation biology major and animal behavior minor who moved to the U.S. with her family in 2013 from Medellin, Colombia. 
An Opportunity to Conduct International Research
Allison Herreid '19G is about to embark on a collaborative international research program with 27 graduate students from 24 U.S. institutions.
A chance to develop rare expertise and work on solving recycling industry crisis
Jordan Strater '19 is interning at the Northeast Resource Recovery Association, where she’s researching a solution to a serious problem facing towns and the recycling industry. 
Natural Resources grad student celebrates fellowship and explains awe for “universe beneath our feet”
A few days before heading home to North Liberty, Iowa, for Thanksgiving, Bennett Thompson, a graduate student in UNH’s natural resources program, got some news great news: He’d been named a ...
Avid hiker heads to the beach for a transformative summer internship
Grey Miller ‘20, who chose UNH for its easy access to hiking and camping in the White Mountains, talks about why he jumped at an opportunity to spend the summer collecting data on sea turtles in Vero Beach, Florida.
A full resume and resilience has made this grad ready for anything
We caught up with Kimmie Lavoie '17, a wildlife and conservation biology major who recently completed work for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  
M.S. Natural Resources: Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Research Topic: Use of transmission line rights-of-way and New England cottontail clearcuts by adult and fledgling songbirds during the breeding and post-breeding periods.
M.S. Natural Resources
Research Topic: Soil microbial ecology and biogeochemistry
M.S. Natural Resources: Soil and Water Resource Management
Research Topic: Stream Biogeochemistry