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K-State Today

May 10, 2016

K-State natural resources and environmental science secondary major students to present capstone research projects

Submitted by Shawn Hutchinson


Students in the natural resources and environmental sciences secondary major capstone course will present the findings from their semesterlong interdisciplinary research projects from 9:40-11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 12, in the K-State Student Union's Little Theatre.

Two projects will be discussed: "Ecosystem Service Delivery by Urban Prairie Patches" and "Long-term Analysis of Grassland Dynamics in the Flint Hills." 

Student work has been supervised this semester by faculty advisors Trisha Moore, biological and agricultural engineering, and Shawn Hutchinson, geography.

The presentations are open to the general 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 supported by the Office of the Provost, College of Agriculture, College of Arts & Sciences, and the biological and agricultural engineering department.