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Global study of hypoxia in rivers shows it is more prevalent than previously thought

University of Nevada, Reno researcher leads study of over 125,000 locations in 93 countries

Researchers reach milestone in measurement of airborne mercury

New testing technologies to support global effort to reduce health risks to people, wildlife

Gardening workshops offered in preparation for spring

Extension hosts online and in person gardening classes for southern Nevada

Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February

University teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer free classes

Nevada teens encouraged to apply to become ‘pollinator ambassadors’

University of Nevada, Reno Extension launches Nevada 4-H Pollinator Ambassador Program

Extension urges Nevadans to test homes for radon

University of Nevada, Reno Extension offers free radon test kits through February

Cattlemen’s Update returns to provide market and research updates

Educational programs to be held virtually and at four locations across Nevada

New agreement provides for 4-H Camp & Learning Center in southern Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno Extension collaborates with Lincoln and Clark counties to provide youth programs at facility in Alamo

University launches line of products made from wool from its Rafter 7 sheep

Products made from some of the finest and softest wool in the nation available at the Nevada Wolf Shop

Extension creates new position aimed at increasing access to health and nutrition programs

Elika Nematian joins Extension as the health and nutrition educator in Clark County

New resource sheds light on tree encroachment on sagebrush ecosystems

Up-to-date science-based information available on new website details how trees are taking over sagebrush ecosystems, the impacts, and what is being done to manage the issue

University of Nevada, Reno launches new agricultural communication minor

Students will learn how to communicate effectively about important agriculture-related issues

Nevada hunters generate millions in economic impact for rural communities

New study reveals spending on big game and upland game hunting

Four of five pinyon-juniper tree species declining in their ranges in the West

University of Nevada, Reno study shows warmer, drier conditions taking toll on pinyon-juniper woodlands

Welcome fall with Extension at its Harvest Celebration

Master Gardeners offer expert advice and showcase their work in Botanic Gardens

Nevada Field Day provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

Celebrity student cooking demonstration, winetasting and University research highlights of event

Meadow restoration efforts yield long-term climate change mitigation benefits

New study shows restored meadows capture and store large amounts of carbon

University offers soil health and regenerative agriculture workshops and event

Online weekly sessions begin Aug. 30, daylong session at ranch in Fallon Sept. 30

Kickoff to Kindergarten fair provides free resources to help prepare young children for school

Extension hosts back-to-school family pre-k event with community partners

New University research scientist works to preserve potatoes for U.S. food supply

Masaki Shimono conducts research to mitigate disease during potato storage

New Extension educators provide resources and programs to Nevada communities

Hiren Bhavsar and Brianna Randow are reaching out to their communities to assess county needs

University offers crop research tours: CBD, fiber, grain hemp and winter squash

Research being done on drought-tolerant and high-demand crops

Complex modeling by researchers predicts wildfires may decline, eventually

Researchers integrate multiple factors in search of ways to help calculate and mitigate wildfire hazard

4-H youth and Bureau of Land Management host horse adoption auction

Extension’s 4-H Program and the Bureau work together to give wild horses homes

Sign-ups being taken now for preliminary Master Gardener training

Registration for Extension’s Home Horticulture Certificate Program is now open

Nevada volunteer honored in national awards for over three decades of service to 4-H youth

4-H volunteer Linda Zimmerman was named 4-H Western Region Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer

University of Nevada, Reno Extension completes director search

Jacob DeDecker brings lifetime of experience in Extension to lead programs in Nevada

Nevada State Parks wants visitor feedback to help inform future decisions

Extension to help conduct survey project to assess needs and economic impact of parks

Extension and partners offer sessions on preparing for wildfire and evacuations

University of Nevada, Reno Extension continues Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign

‘Gold standard’ accreditation signals commitment to animals

University awarded full reaccreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Care International

4-H Offering summer camps at Lake Tahoe to keep youth engaged and learning

University of Nevada, Reno Extension continues tradition of offering overnight camps

Adult chaperones needed to guide youth at Tahoe 4-H summer camp

Extension 4-H Youth Development needs volunteers for July 9-16 camp at South Lake Tahoe

Training for new and experienced Nevada gardeners is being offered online

Registration for Extension’s Home Horticulture Certificate Program is now open

Study sheds light on what influences water supplied by snowmelt

University of Nevada, Reno leads study looking at over 500 locations in the U.S.

First-generation student becomes first at University to earn prestigious fellowship

After a new start at the University of Nevada, Reno, Arturo Macías Franco is using his voice to advocate for others

New summer camp aims to help American Indian youth get college ready

Extension is hosting the first American Indian/Alaska Native College Prep Camp this June

Extension and partners ready Nevadans for wildfire, smoke and ozone

University of Nevada, Reno Extension kicks off Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign

University of Nevada, Reno nutritionists honored by Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

David St-Jules named Nevada Outstanding Dietitian, Deborah Joakimson Recognized Dietetic Technician and Shauna Tavcar Outstanding Dietetic Student

Extension hires registered dietician to enhance nutritional programs for communities

Hans Weding is helping Nevadans get connected with health and wellness information

University of Nevada, Reno celebrates remodeled space for promoting nutrition knowledge and healthy living

Modernized lab increases future nutrition professionals' expertise, community impact

Extension hires personnel to help improve nutrition and health in Nevada

Positions aim to boost impacts of programs for SNAP-Ed recipients and others with low incomes

Grow Your Own, Nevada! virtual classes discuss growing healthy food at home

Extension offers eight back-to-basics courses online for communities statewide

Breakthrough research increases drought tolerance in vital crops

Foundation Professor John Cushman awarded two patents for biotechnology research

Sorghum research and growing information presented in virtual workshops

University presents information on growing sorghum as a commercial crop in Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno professor honored by International Society for Range Management

Tamzen Stringham first woman to receive the Sustained Lifetime Achievement Award

High-risk teams to address domestic violence in Nevada

Extension awarded grant to support victims of domestic violence in Elko and Clark Counties

Living with fire begins in the classroom

Living With Fire developing new wildfire education curriculum in northern Nevada high school

Wolf Pack Meats welcomes new operations manager

Tom Kulas hopes to grow facility to better serve the community

Universities team up to train dietetic interns, improve community health in southern Nevada

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources collaborates with UNLV and other community partners to provide nutrition education in Clark County

New Farm to Fork Certification Program provides information on livestock production and processing

Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada livestock producers

Extension beekeeping workshop offers tips for beginning and experienced beekeepers

Workshop will provide presentations on a range of beekeeping-related information and skills

Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February

University teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series

New small-acreage certification program supports beginning farmers and ranchers

Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada agriculture producers

Green industry training offered for landscapers and nursery workers

Extension classes teach green industry topics to become Nursery Worker Certified

Governor Sisolak proclaims January as Radon Action Month

University of Nevada, Reno Extension urges Nevadans to test homes for the cancer-causing gas

Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program partners with Valley High School

Students struggling will benefit from before and after school programs thanks to 21st Century grant

Cattlemen’s Update returns to provide market, production and research updates

In-person and virtual educational programs to be held at seven locations across Nevada

University offers new dual-degree program in agricultural science and economics

College of Ag and College of Business collaborate to help grow state’s ag industry

Nevada researcher studying gut microbiomes in hopes of improving health

Aim is to uncover how Nevadans’ lives affect the microbes in their digestive tract and their health

University celebrates sharing of bountiful harvests this Thanksgiving

Desert Farming Initiative and Demonstration Orchard help provide for food-insecure in northern and southern Nevada

University offers series of online workshops on soil health

Soil health key to successful food production

Researcher returns to Nevada to make genetic improvements in animal herds

Andrew Hess joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

University and 4-H alum works to improve school-based agriculture education in Ghana

Connor Billman teaching youth and helping rural Ghana communities grow food through prestigious International Agricultural Education Fellowship

Graduate of the Pack: Connor Billman, International Agriculture Education Fellowship Program fellow

Empowering youth and elevating small-holder farmers through agricultural science

University of Nevada, Reno researcher honored by premier earth science society

Snowmelt and mountain ecosystems research vital to resource management in times of changing climate

Carson City resident Karen Hinton inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame

Dean and director emeritus of University of Nevada, Reno Extension honored for her 4-H leadership

Rangeland scientist researching solutions to land management challenges in Nevada

Amanda Gearhart joins the University’s Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences

Extension provides free bilingual virtual resources for small business owners

Small Business Education Program meets the needs of Nevada businesses

Nevada’s Chris Pritsos takes on national leadership position of Experiment Stations

Director of the University of Nevada, Reno Experiment Station is named chair of the national Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy

Nevada celebrates National 4-H Week October 3-9

Extension working to reach youth with educational and civic programs, seeking additional volunteers

Washoe Tribe scientists discuss using traditional knowledge to mitigate wildfire risk and restore Tahoe’s Meeks Meadow

Effective Washoe land management practices shared on University of Nevada, Reno’s Living With Fire Podcast

Research aims to increase crop drought tolerance using biotechnology

University of Nevada, Reno professor awarded $1.55 million grant to improve water-use efficiency in plants

Online green-industry trainings teach water-efficient landscape principles

Extension classes teach homeowners and landscapers irrigation auditing skills and water-efficiency tips

University honors its best ... virtually

Honor the Best ceremony takes place remotely, still features all the special moments

Graduate student scientist wins award, Bonnycastle Fellowship for waterfowl research

Madeleine Lohman garners best talk at prestigious regional conference, earns field's most respected fellowship

University-trained firefighter volunteers to help Australia

Rangeland Ecology and Management Program student and Bureau of Land Management Nevada firefighter Matt Petersen joins international taskforce

Early childhood education professor receives Distinguished Service Award

University’s Teresa Byington recognized for leadership, program efforts and professional development

Nearly 100 classified staff members and retirees honored at annual Silver & Blue Salute

Staff Employees' Council names Brendi Gertsma Distinguished Classified Employee of the Year

Honor the Best ceremony celebrates accomplishments and milestones of students, faculty and staff

‘All of you are the embodiment of the mission and values of our University’