News

  • Christmas trees are dying from drought

    A dead Christmas tree seedling at Smolak Farms in North Andover, Mass. BOSTON GLOBE/GETTY IMAGES

    As large parts of the U.S. suffer months of unusually dry weather, conifer seedlings are dying and mature trees are turning into fire hazards. MSU Department of Horticulture and Forestry Associate Professor Bert Cregg says the outlook might not be so bleak.

     

  • Jim Smith named AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

    Congratulations to Jim Smith, one of two MSU faculty elected an AAAS Fellow for 2017 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to researchers for their efforts to advance science or its applications.

  • MSU expert offers tips for selecting, maintaining and recycling a real Michigan Christmas tree

    Bert Cregg, image from MSU Today

    Fraser fir, Scotch Pine, Blue Spruce and White Spruce are just a few of the tree varieties grown in Michigan and shipped across the Midwest, Texas and Florida each holiday season says MSU Christmas tree expert, Dr. Bert Cregg.  “And harvests start as early as late October.”

     

  • Giving TUEsday campaign to raise funds for CANR Student Club Grants

    Did participation in a student club enhance your MSU experience? This year’s #GivingTUEsday campaign in the college is to raise $5,000 to support Student Club Grants through the CANR Alumni Association.

    This fund provides support for scholarships, student club activities and alumni programming in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR). The fund also underwrites the CANR Alumni Association’s Student Club Grant Program. 

     

  • Unleashing trees in the battle against climate change

    Portrait of author Lauren Cooper

    In discussions around climate change and natural resources, one widely mentioned oversimplification is that “cutting trees is bad for the environment.” While true that global forest loss has environmental implications, sustainably managed working forests can provide impressive climate benefits in both carbon sequestration and long-term carbon storage.

     

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Events

  • Bug House Open House

    Date: December 12, 2016
    Location: 146-147 Natural Science Building

    Our Monday night open house provides an opportunity to see the Bug House at your own leisure for free! Great event for kids and parents alike!

  • Webinar Series: Community Impacts of Energy Development

    Date: December 15, 2016
    Location: http://ncrcrd.adobeconnect.com/ncrcrd

    Community Impacts of Renewable Energy is the second webinar in EnergyImpacts.org webinar series.

  • College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Advanced Degree Commencement Fall 2016

    Date: December 16, 2016
    Location: Breslin Student Events Center, 534 Birch Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

    The CANR Advanced Degree Commencement Ceremony for students graduating in Fall 2016 will be held. Construction Management, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture students will receive their degrees as a part of this ceremony.

  • College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate Commencement Fall 2016

    Date: December 17, 2016
    Location: Breslin Student Events Center, 534 Birch Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

    The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony for students graduating in Fall 2016 will be held in the Breslin Center.

  • Bug House Holiday Open House

    Date: December 27, 2016
    Location: 146-147 Natural Science Building

    Our holiday open house provides an opportunity to see the Bug House at your own leisure for free! Great event for kids and parents alike!

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