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The Lake Effect

Tony Thorpe, Coordinator for the Lakes of Missouri Volunteer program, has big plans for this years Float Your Boat fundraiser

Spending time around the lake is second nature for Tony Thorpe. As the Coordinator for the Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program, he is constantly analyzing lake water samples gathered by his volunteers, and conducting research on the water. However, one of his favorite times spent at the lake comes once a year, and it’s one that takes serious preparation. It’s…

Big River, Big Data

Old research will help conservationists solve new problems

The University of Missouri is taking existing Midwestern river resources research data and retasking it to predict future problems.

Eat More Carp

A delicious solution for an invasive fish problem

Want to fight the spread of an invasive fish? Eat them.

Planting Pollinators

Southern Boone students help with native seeding

On November 9 students from Southern Boone Elementary in Ashland joined researchers and other volunteers at Bradford Research Center for the planting of a new native pollinators plot.

Climate, Food, Community

Collaboration focuses on environment and Missouri agriculture

A five-year MU program will study climate variability and its potential agricultural, ecological and social impacts in Missouri.

Better First Contact

Project hopes to save isolated Amazon groups from extinction

Amazonian indigenous peoples are often devastated by their first contact with the modern world, but can rebound in population within a decade if they survive the initial meeting.

Outstanding Choice

CAFNR TA receives MU TA Choice Award

Andrew Alba, teaching assistant for Introduction to Captive Wild Animal Management and Introductory Zoology, was chosen as an MU TA Choice Award recipient.

Add to Your Toolbox

SNR commencement speaker advises to keep learning

Keep adding to your toolbox of skills and life experiences to be happy and successful in life, said William Ruppert, December commencement speaker at the University of Missouri School of Natural Resources.

Sunshine, Smiles and Science

South Farm Showcase offers fun, discovery for the whole family

More than 8,000 mid-Missourians attended the sixth annual South Farm Showcase, solidifying its place as a premier fall event for families in mid-Missouri. Attendees took mule-powered wagon rides, learned how to milk a cow, cheered on cockroaches in races, handled reptiles, petted baby animals, sampled Missouri wines and mealworms, played soccer on the turf, weaved through corn and straw bale…