More than 100 Colorado communities have now earned Firewise Communities/USA recognition – an accomplishment achieved by only three states – for taking steps to reduce their wildfire risk.
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The stunning sight of the elms on the university’s historic Oval as well as the beauty of trees throughout campus inspired voters to choose Colorado State University as the Best Tree Campus USA .
As industries from agricultural to manufacturing work to confront climate change issues, a new job market is emerging for professionals who can accurately quantify and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of businesses.
The 25th annual South Platte River Forum will be held Wednesday, Oct. 22, and Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Plaza Event Center, 1850 Industrial Circle, Longmont. The forum, “Water and Wisdom,” will examine issues such as flood impacts on stream restoration, fisheries and hydrology, oil and gas exploration, hydraulic fracturing as well as hydropower, and overviews of South Platte River basin projects.
Harold Harper, a livestock visionary, was recently honored by CSU’s Department of Animal Sciences as the 2014 Livestock Leader for his exceptional contributions to the sheep and lamb industry.
Recent studies have shown a significant decline in the number of agriculture teachers in K-12 schools across the nation. With its new CoBank Center for Agricultural Education set to break ground soon, CSU will be uniquely-positioned to help fill this void and ensure that agricultural education remains a core component of K-12 education, not just here in Colorado but across the United States.
The family and friends of Professor Kenneth Brink, who served as Head of the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture from 1968-1995, have created a scholarship intended to support horticulture graduate students in the department.
CSU posted a record total enrollment for the seventh consecutive year, bolstered by a surge in graduate, non-resident and international students. Along with record enrollment, the university is celebrating 10 consecutive years of increasing racially and ethnically diverse enrollment, demonstrating the university’s commitment to access and diversity.
A lot has changed since 1959, but until recently, that list did not include much about the Animal Sciences Building on the Colorado State University campus. Now the historic structure on the Monfort Quad has undergone a complete attic-to-basement renovation that has added state-of-the-art laboratories, smart classrooms, and a celebration of the building’s history through art and memorabilia.