CSU In The News Archive

For fireflies, it’s a lightning year

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July 14, 2005

While tons of fireflies live in Colorado, the few species that light up are uncommon, said Whitney Cranshaw, an entomologist at Colorado State University, although he recently spotted some pinpoint lights in an onion field north of Fort Collins.

For fireflies, it’s a lightning year

Outlet:

July 14, 2005

While tons of fireflies live in Colorado, the few species that light up are uncommon, said Whitney Cranshaw, an entomologist at Colorado State University, although he recently spotted some pinpoint lights in an onion field north of Fort Collins.

New Hurricane-Forecast Tool Debuts (And Just in Time)

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July 14, 2005

William Gray, a pioneer in long-range hurricane forecasting who is based at Colorado State University, thinks seven hurricanes will form in the Atlantic Basin this year. (The region includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.) The professor of atmospheric …

Pingree Park knows the ropes

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July 14, 2005

Tucked into the pine trees of Pingree Park mountain campus, a ropes course designed to bring out both teamwork and personal drive just got a little more challenging. Colorado State University’s mountain campus has added a 45-foot-high climbing wall and …

Weather allowing for fish studies

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July 14, 2005

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Colorado State University took the lead to evaluate larval transport and habitat use. At each targeted flow, they released 3 million biodegradable, color-coded beads that simulated drifting larvae and between 100,000 and 400,000 …

Anthrax test prolonged scare

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July 12, 2005

Both the state health department and Colorado State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory can test for anthrax. But CSU’s lab is authorized to test only “noncredible threat substances,” and because two field tests indicated the material was anthrax, the lab needed …

A Bug’s Light

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July 11, 2005

Boris Kondratieff, an entomology professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, predicts that the flickering critters will sprinkle the night skies in Colorado because of the wet June. Kondratieff said fireflies need water to develop their young.

Education with Altitude—Studies in the Rocky Mountains

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July 11, 2005

While most summer classes occur indoors, students in the College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University attend sessions at 9,000 ft., in a classroom without walls. Pingree Park, located 70 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colo., provides an ideal …

Fla. residents keep Dennis in perspective

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July 11, 2005

Get used to it, says the dean of the USA’s hurricane scientists, who predicted that this hurricane season would produce more storms than average, as did last year’s. William Gray of the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University says …