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Natural Resources University

Natural Resources University is a podcast network focused on delivering science-based natural resource management.

Funding for this project comes from the Renewable Resources Extension Act.


Deer University

Fire University

Pond University

Habitat University

May 17, 2022

This episode is devoted to mineral stumps.  Dr. Marcus Lashley (@DrDisturbance) joins the podcast and reviews all the details. How to make them, when to make them, where to make them, and more.

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May 10, 2022

In today’s episode, @DrDisturbance chats with Dr. Stephen Pyne, author and professor at Arizona State University who specializes in fire history. Come travel back in time as he walks us through the evolution of fire on the North American landscape, human relationship with fire in the environment, and problems we face...

May 9, 2022

State wildlife resource agencies are often on the front lines of wildlife habitat management and conservation on private lands by providing technical expertise and custom-tailored programs to help wildlife and people. But each state has its own unique approach. To learn more about these approaches, we’re going to be...

Apr 12, 2022

In this episode of Fire University, Marcus chats with Dr. Katie Greenberg, research ecologist of upland hardwood ecology and management for the USDA Forest Service. Join them as they discuss findings from long-term research treatments studying the effects of fire intensity on disturbance-dependent species. From open...

Apr 7, 2022

Summer can be a nutritionally stressful period for deer. When bucks are growing antlers and does are gestating or lactating, there should be abundant high-quality food for them. In this episode we visit with Dr. Craig Harper from the University of Tennessee and discuss the important role of habitat and warm-season food...