Aug. 22, 2019Pools of old carbon in the soil of boreal forests historically safe from combustion are being released by more frequent and larger wildfires, a team led by … Read more about Larger, more frequent fires in boreal forest threaten previously protected carbon stores, NAU-led research team reports in Nature
The draw of the great outdoors can be strong enough to inspire a longing for a meaningful career. For someone just starting out or answering a mid-life calling, park ranger training provides the opportunity.
Northern Arizona University is home to a nationally accredited park ranger training program–one of only seven that exist in the United States—offered to anyone interested in pursuing a career protecting and serving our national parks.
“Our students come from all over the country from many different backgrounds,… Read more
Students who want to explore the full landscape of learning are discovering that Northern Arizona University enjoys a distinct natural advantage. And through the student organization TravelEd, they are pitching their tent on the side of outdoor experience.
Admittedly, some pitch a little better than others.
Still, what began as an optional class activity offered by Britton Shepardson, lecturer and associate chair of anthropology, has grown into a student-run operation that continues to attract new members.
“I think it’s important for… Read more