ISU Professor Named 2007 Soil and Water Conservation Society Friend of Conservation

September 11th, 2007

AMES, Iowa "“ Dick Schultz, professor of natural resource ecology and management, has been named a Friend of Conservation by the Iowa Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society.

Schultz was presented the award at the chapter's annual conference on Aug. 24 in Carroll in honor of his contributions and achievements in soil and water conservation.

Schultz received his master's and doctorate degrees in forest biology from Iowa State University. He teaches courses on natural resource ecology and soils, watershed management and forestry. His research focuses on the design and function of riparian management systems that reduce the movement and impact of non-point source pollution.

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Dick Schultz, Natural Resource and Ecology Management, (515) 294-7602,
Melea Reicks Licht, Agriculture and Life Sciences Communications Service, (515) 294-8892,