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PWS Mission:


Supporting the BYU mission to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life, the Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences strives to enlighten individuals regarding the natural world and to improve his/her own relationship with natural resources, genetic resources, and the environment. To succeed in this mission, the department will:

  • Provide an active learning environment where individuals develop skills and knowledge and work in interdisciplinary teams to solve complex problems;
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students in cutting-edge research, leading to impactful publications and to graduates of character that serve others throughout their lives;
  • Provide experiences, examples, and perspectives that promote a global perspective, develop faith and character, and inspire sustainable action.
Graduate Resources
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PWS News
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May 06, 2020 10:08 PM
“When I saw it, bells and whistles went off in my head; I sat there for two or three minutes quite stunned at its beauty,” said Mikel Stevens, a professor of plant and wildlife sciences. “It’s extremely rare. If I were to put numbers on this, I would put the chance of finding it as one in millions.”
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March 12, 2020 09:03 AM
On the ground observation finds 55% of dens are missed
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February 04, 2020 08:22 AM
Deep in the Tushar mountains, some three hours south of BYU’s campus, Ph.D. student Jordan Maxwell and two other students found themselves in deep snow, both literally and figuratively.
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October 31, 2019 12:07 PM
Researchers from BYU and Harvard published a pivotal study in Science magazine.
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"Brigham Young University Landscape Management professor Greg Jolley has the energy and passion of a man doing exactly what he was meant to be doing - in exactly the place he was meant to do it. "
- Robin Roenker, Lawn & Landscapes Magazine October 2019
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August 22, 2019 09:18 AM
A group of BYU researchers may have found a way to reverse falling crop yields caused by increasingly salty farmlands throughout the world.
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