Author: Ryan Hanrahan

My name is Ryan Hanrahan and I am a sophomore science and agricultural journalism major with an interest in conservation sciences. As a first-time writer for CAFNR Corner Post, I am excited to have the opportunity to cover issues of importance in and around Columbia. Spending time in some of the most beautiful parts of nature that America and the world have to offer made me realize the importance of conserving these areas and the Earth as a whole. Through my work, I hope to be able to give a voice to those parts of Earth throughout the world that cannot fight to defend themselves.

In centennial year, Missouri state parks face many challenges

A centennial celebration is an impressive achievement for any organization but is an especially important milestone for public service institutions.  In 2016, the National Park Service reached this milestone and celebrated the creation of its organization in 1916. This year,…

CP editorial: What can I do for conservation?

Rooted deep in the history of the United States sits one of the most important issues of our time: conservation. As far back as the 19th century, conservation has been in the national spotlight, from the creation of the National…

As MDC Commission term ends, James Blair, IV, looks forward

A childhood spent in the suburbs of St. Louis might not provide the inspiration most kids would need to develop a passion for conservation and the outdoors. However, most kids don’t have a childhood like James Blair, IV. Blair’s father…

Tour attendees gain inside look at what powers MU

Within the nondescript brick buildings beneath the looming smokestacks, 21 visitors got an inside look at the operations that provide the MU campus with its power and heat. Amy Eultgen, the Environmental Leadership Office adviser, worked with the MU Campus…