Inside the School of Natural Resources

Lyndsie Wszola, a research associate with the COOP Unit, wrote an open-source code app that ties pheasants to Nebraska land cover. | Shawna Richter-Ryerson, Natural Resources
Lyndsie Wszola, a research associate with the COOP Unit, wrote an open-source code app that ties pheasants to Nebraska land cover. | Shawna Richter-Ryerson, Natural Resources

Pheasant-management app has potential to propel other research

A new web-based application by the Nebraska Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit allows Nebraska wildlife managers to virtually manipulate land cover in a region to see how pheasants would be affected. The app is open-source and can be altered for any variable with a relation to land cover. Continue reading…

Anastasia Madsen presents her research on how weather affects detection of coyotes by camera traps during the 2018 Cabela's Apprentice Poster Session at the retailer's loyalty headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. | Shawna Richter-Ryerson, Natural Resources
Anastasia Madsen presents her research on how weather affects detection of coyotes by camera traps during the 2018 Cabela's Apprentice Poster Session at the retailer's loyalty headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. | Shawna Richter-Ryerson, Natural Resources

Students present research projects at Cabela's headquarters

Six of this year's Cabela's Apprentices presented their projects on Jan. 11 at the outdoor retailer's headquarters in Lincoln. “Both wildlife and conservation are important to Cabela's," their marketing director said, "and this helps foster what is nearest and dearest to our hearts.” Continue reading…

Originally published January 16, 2018 - Submit an Item