In Washington state, it’s commonplace to hear about invasive species. After all, there are more than 450 nonnative, plant-eating insect species living in North American forests. While many of these insects are harmless, it’s difficult for scientists to predict which of these insects will cause harm.Read more
Northwest biofuels have a new fan: Dave the giraffe!
Dave, one of the giraffes at the Woodland Park Zoo, starred in a recent video in which he eats leaves from a hybrid poplar tree in the Giraffe Barn, a behind-the-scenes location at the Zoo.
Applications are now being accepted for the National Science Foundation’s Coastal Rainforest Margins Research Network (CRMRN) workshop that will be held at the Olympic Natural Resources Center (ONRC) in Forks. ONRC is a research center within the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences.Read more
A UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences-led project has been named part of the 2019 NASA Carbon Monitoring Program.
The project, “Teal Carbon Stakeholder-Driven Monitoring of Forested Wetland Carbon,” is led by L.
On Oct. 16, the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Seminars will welcome Berry Brosi, Ph.D., associate professor at Emory University, who will present, “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: The Role of Behavioral and Morphological Plasticity.”
The seminar begins at 3:30 p.m.
School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor and ecologist Josh Lawler was interviewed for a story about a new Audubon Society report that warns of massive bird loss if global carbon emission are not stabilized.Read more
The Mt. Rainier Institute at Pack Forest recently hosted a group of students from Yakima and TV station KIMA did a short story on the visit.
The students received an in-depth look at the the natural and cultural resources of Mount Rainier National Park and Pack Forest during their visit.
Maria Blancas, a School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Ph.D. student and staff member of the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, is the recipient of the 2019 Bullitt Environmental Prize for her work with immigrant farmworkers in Washington.Read more
The weekly School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Seminars return this week! On Oct. 9, we’ll be welcoming Peter Reich, Ph.D., professor at the University of Minnesota’s Department of Forest Resources.Read more