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Hello Warner Rams! You are Tuning Into Nature: A Warner College Podcast. Join our student ambassadors as they explore the passion and investment in our natural world.

Tune Into Nature Warner College of Natural Resources at CSU

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Hello Warner Rams! You are Tuning Into Nature: A Warner College Podcast. Join our student ambassadors as they explore the passion and investment in our natural world.

    Into the Wilderness Programs

    Into the Wilderness Programs

    Have you ever considered being a guide in the outdoor recreation industry or do you just want to be the most prepared when you're in the wilderness? Join Tune Into Nature's host Anna as she delves into Human Dimensions of Natural Resources' Wilderness Programs with the help of instructor Ethan Billingsley who teaches students the technical and interpersonal skills necessary for backcountry instruction. You'll hear from students — including Teaching Assistant Andrew Patton and Wilderness Program students Paige Lillibridge and Nicko Brown — currently taking the course "NRRT351: Wilderness Instructors," as they learn about avalanche rescue and backcountry skiing. 

    • 42 min
    Student Org Oasis: Warner's Wonderful World of Student Organizations

    Student Org Oasis: Warner's Wonderful World of Student Organizations

    Journey into the heart of student life at Warner College of Natural Resources in this 5th episode of “Tune into Nature” Season 6, and explore the world of Warner student organizations with your host, Anna. As the semester winds down and the holiday spirit fills the air, we're shining a spotlight on three remarkable student-run clubs: the Zero Waste Team, the Society of American Foresters, and the Geosciences Club. Listen and learn from members from each of these organizations and get insights into how their time at Colorado State University has been impacted by the community they've joined.
    Featured Students:
    Maddie Minard, Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Student with the Society of American Foresters.
    Madeline Ferguson, Geosciences Student with the Geosciences Club.
    Gaia Poneta, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Student with the Zero Waste Team.

    Interview Questions:
    1) Why did you join this student organization?
    2) How has joining this student organization helped you develop professionally and socially?
    3) What has been the most valuable skill you have developed in your student organization?
    4) How has your student organization impacted the community?
    5) What is your favorite memory from your time in this student organization?
    6) Who would be an ideal member of your student organization? What would you say to someone who is thinking of joining?

    • 18 min
    Wild Connections: Warner College to Host the International Biodiversity Network

    Wild Connections: Warner College to Host the International Biodiversity Network

    Listen and learn all about the International Biodiversity Network with Anna as she connects with Dean Alonso Aguirre of Warner College of Natural Resources.
    Join us for a reception & panel discussion featuring the International Biodiversity Network!
    As part of Warner College Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series — Further Together — that highlights conservation and sustainability success stories, on September 27 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at the Iris and Michael Smith Alumni Center, IBN will discuss transdisciplinary issues including biodiversity loss, climate change, and wildlife health trends that span the next decade. Light bites will be served, and a cash bar will be available.

    • 24 min
    Unearthing the Haunting Reality: Beetles, Zombie Forests and the Terrifying Impact of Climate Change

    Unearthing the Haunting Reality: Beetles, Zombie Forests and the Terrifying Impact of Climate Change

    Get ready to venture into the shadows of the wilderness in our Halloween-themed episode, with hosts Anna and Maddy, for a spine-tingling exploration of the eerie ecology lurking in our Forests. As October comes to an end, we're reflecting on the bone-chilling tales of bark beetles, fires, zombie forests, and their sinister connection to climate change, with the help of the director of the Colorado Forest and Restoration Institute and professor in the Forest and Rangeland Stewardship department, Tony Cheng.

    • 33 min
    Flowing Against the Odds: The Colorado River Drought Crisis Unraveled

    Flowing Against the Odds: The Colorado River Drought Crisis Unraveled

    Prepare to embark on a riveting journey along the Colorado River's treacherous waters in our latest episode, guided by hosts Anna and Maggie. In this immersive exploration, we navigate the turbulent currents of the Colorado River drought crisis, delving into its profound implications for Northern Colorado residents and the delicate ecosystems it sustains. With the expert insights of Brad Udall, a senior water and climate research scientist at the Colorado Water Center, this episode promises to be both enlightening and thought-provoking. So what are you waiting for? Jump right in!

    • 52 min
    Transitioning Seasons: Reflecting on Summer and Anticipating Fall at Warner College

    Transitioning Seasons: Reflecting on Summer and Anticipating Fall at Warner College

    Join Anna in a thoughtful exploration of Warner College's recent summer highlights and an insightful look ahead to the exciting events shaping the upcoming fall semester in Fort Collins. From engaging summer internships to the dynamic orientation experience, Anna guides you through it all. Also, get an exclusive sneak peek into the much-awaited Fall Picnic. This isn't just news – it's an authentic Warner experience you won't want to miss. Tune in and stay connected to the rhythm of nature at Warner College.
    Explore CSU: https://admissions.colostate.edu/visits-events/explore-csu/
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    Warner College Diversity and Inclusion Program: https://warnercnr.colostate.edu/diversity/about/

    • 10 min

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