ISU Minshall guest lecturer Kurt Fausch to present ‘For the Love of Rivers, A Scientists Journey’ on April 27

“For the Love of Rivers, A Scientists Journey” presented by ecologist Kurt Fausch is the topic of the annual Idaho State University G.W. Minshall Lecture Series in Ecology April 27.

The lecture will be at 4 p.m. in Lecture Center 10 in the ISU Gale Life Sciences Building. A book signing and reception will follow the presentation.

Fausch is a professor in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University, where he has taught for 33 years. His collaborative research has taken him throughout Colorado and the West, and worldwide, including to Hokkaido in northern Japan, where his experiences were chronicled in the PBS documentary “RiverWebs.”

He has received lifetime achievement awards from the American Fisheries

Society and the World Council of Fisheries Societies, and served as the acting director of the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology at CSU.

Fausch’s presentation is sponsored by the ISU Department of Biological Sciences, which established the G.W. Minshall Lecture Series in Ecology to provide lasting recognition of the scientific contributions of Wayne Minshall, an ISU professor emeritus who has been an international leader in the study of streams and rivers.

For more information, call 208-282-3765 or visit www.isu.edu/bios.