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Natural Resources University


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

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


Nov 28, 2023

In this episode, we discuss the consequences of moving problem critters around on the landscape, and reasons why wildlife biologists do not recommend translocation of wildlife as a humane option when removal is needed.

Nov 27, 2023

In this episode we discuss the effects of drought on ponds in the Great Plains. We cover some of the concerns related to drought and best practices for pond construction to help mitigate these concerns. We also talk about wildlife disease and some of the reasons that disease might increase during drought conditions.

Nov 26, 2023

We discuss the biology, benefits, and concerns of Black-Tailed Prairie Dog populations. We cover how overlap between wildlife and producers in the Working Landscape that exists in a private land state. Discussions include pesticide methods and things to consider when considering whether to use various pesticides.

Nov 22, 2023

Fins, Fur, and Feathers is the fish and wildlife management podcast of K-State Research and Extension. It is hosted by Dr. Joe Gerken and Dr. Drew Ricketts, two lifelong hunters and anglers, and current K-State Research and Extension Specialists. Join them as they cover topics to help citizens with their fish, wildlife,...

Nov 20, 2023

Marcus and Will kick off the holiday season by reviewing a newly published predator-prey diet selection study, discussing fall diets for turkeys during poor oak masting years, and touching upon the American tradition of fall turkey hunting.