College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Endangered Species

Soaring with Opportunity, the UMD Bald Eagle Research Program has Helped Revitalize the Population and Remove Bald Eagles from the Endangered Species List

Bald eagle nestling
"There is nothing quite like scaling a 70 foot tree with nothing below you, climbing up to the nest and poking your head in to see a young eagle looking back at you," says UMD eagle research program student Rachel Eberius, the 46th student to receive an advance degree coming out of the program. Led...

UMD Researchers Help Develop Open-Source ‘Plant Library’

The effort to protect threatened and endangered species calls for deep pockets. In 2013 alone, U.S. federal and state governments spent more than $1.7 billion toward the conservation of species at risk, according to a report from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service . With such massive investments...

From Golden Frogs to White Rhinos: AGNR Students Help Wildlife Fight Extinction

Golden frogs, white rhinos, polar bears, Arabian horses: These are just some of the endangered species students from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) are helping to protect and preserve through reproductive research. Two May AGNR graduates and one senior animal science major...
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