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New molecular biologist researches insect communication at University

Marina MacLean has joined the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources as a lecturer for molecular biology labs in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.

Marina MacLean

Extension introduces economic development initiative across Nevada

The Nevada Economic Assessment Project (also known as “NEAP”) aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, and their partners, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand trends in each county’s demographic, social, economic, fiscal and environmental characteristics.

Tom Harris presenting on economic development

Cattlemen’s Update provides market, production and research updates for 2020

The University of Nevada, Reno will host the annual Cattlemen’s Update across Nevada Jan. 6-10, 2020, focusing on cattle markets, cattle grazing, and upcoming and ongoing research projects that impact the Nevada beef industry.

cattle grazing at the base of mountains

Natural resources professor studies tree rings for climate and fire data

Since fall 2018, Erica Bigio has been a lecturer and academic advisor for students enrolling in the majors associated with the Natural Resources & Environmental Science Department in the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources.

Erica Bigio

California and Nevada scientists study nitrogen pollution in dryland watersheds

Thanks to a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation, we will soon have a better understanding of how much nitrogen arid ecosystems can absorb before they produce negative effects. The study is being conducted by scientists at UC Riverside; University of Nevada, Reno; and UC Santa Barbara.

Erin Hanan and a student taking soil samples

Kelley Stewart recognized for outstanding service in wildlife field

University of Nevada, Reno College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology Kelley Stewart was awarded The Wildlife Society Fellows Award.

Kelley Stewart with award plaque

Associate professor uses innovative technology for dryland research

University of Nevada, Reno welcomes Robert Washington-Allen to the Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources as an associate professor, graduate program director for the department and Range Club advisor.

man with drone pointing at drone scan of trees on computer screen

Nevada Field Day 2019 provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

At Nevada Field Day on Oct. 19, visitors will be treated to a variety of free activities and giveaways, and even some tasty food samples, courtesy of the University of Nevada, Reno and its College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources.

two women at Nevada Field Day giving a thumbs up

Natural resources specialist studies statistics to improve wildlife conservation

University of Nevada, Reno welcomes Perry Williams as a new assistant professor in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources.

Perry Williams