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Help scientists during social distancing by bird watching

If you’re looking for a way to pass time during social distancing, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences students and scientists need your help watching birds.
Researchers at the University of Washington Quantitative Ecology Lab have launched a community science program through eBird to monitor birds in urban and suburban neighborhoods across the Pacific Northwest while social distancing measures are in place:

LOCATION: We are recruiting volunteers to monitor birds in their own backyard or their favorite local green space — a place they can walk to without violating current shelter-in-place orders. 

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Author Tim Egan to speak at virtual Sustaining Our World lecture

UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences is proud to welcome Timothy Egan, National Book Award winner and New York Times op-ed writer, as the 2020 Sustaining Our World lecture. Given the social distancing restrictions currently in place for Washington state, SEFS will be holding the presentation virtually. 

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Dave Thau, of World Wildlife Fund, to present Feb. 19 SEFS Seminar

Dave Thau, data and technology global lead scientist from the World Wildlife Fund, will present the Feb. 19 UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Seminar.
Thau’s presentation is titled, “Forest Centaurs: The Past, Present and Future of Human and Machine Collaborative Learning.”
The seminar begins at 3:30 p.m. 

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UBC Forestry’s Tompalski to present Feb. 12 SEFS Seminar on 3D remote sensing

Piotr Tompalski, research scientists from the University of British Columbia‘s forestry program, will present the Feb. 12 UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Seminar.
Tompalski’s presentation is titled, “3D Remote Sensing for Forest Inventory and Monitoring.”
The seminar begins at 3:30 p.m. 

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