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K-State Today Student Edition

December 12, 2017



Natural resources and environmental science secondary major students to present capstone research projects

By Shawn Hutchinson

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Students in the natural resources and environmental sciences secondary major capstone course will discuss the findings from their semesterlong interdisciplinary research projects from 9:40-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in 231 Ackert Hall.

Student researchers this semester come from eight different majors within the colleges of Agriculture, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering.

Two projects will be presented in seminar and scientific poster formats, including "Vegetative Impacts on Flooding in Wildcat Creek Watershed" and "Northview Pond Remediation." Student work has been supervised this semester by faculty advisors Trisha Moore, biological and agricultural engineering; and Douglas Goodin, geography. 

The presentations are open to the public. Undergraduate students interested in natural resources, environmental science, and sustainability issues are especially encouraged to attend. The natural resources and environmental sciences secondary major is open to all K-State students and is supported by the Office of the Provost, College of Agriculture, College of Arts and Sciences, and biological and agricultural engineering department.