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SEFS scientist is lead author in paper about smoke, wildfire predictions

Wildfires are a common occurrence across the country today, so predicting where they will happen is of great interest to scientists and the public in general.
UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences research scientist Susan Prichard, along with researchers from UW and Michigan Technological University, have created the first comprehensive database of all the wildlife fuels that have been measured across North America in an attempt to better predict where wildfires will occur, according to a recent story by UW News. 

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SEFS professor, student represent UW at Consortium for Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Education

A School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor and student recently represented University of Washington at the Consortium for Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Education (CABLE).
Professor Richard Gustafson and student delegate Danielle Pascoli were among more than 50 student delegates, faculty mentors and leadership team members who attended CABLE in early July in Des Moines, Iowa. 

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Doctoral student Hernandez profiled in Crosscut story

To say UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences graduate student Jessica Hernandez is busy would be an understatement. Not only is she a National Science Foundation graduate research fellow and doctoral student at SEFS, she’s also sharing her scientific knowledge and Indigenous background through a podcast, called Indigenizing Urban Seattle. 

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Author Heather Hansman to present Nov. 20 SEFS Seminar, “Writing Conservation Stories”

On Nov. 20, the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences will welcome Heather Hansman, author of “Downriver into the Future of Water in the West.” She will present, “Writing Conservation Stories,” a talk on writing about complicated conservation topics, why water makes people emotional, and how to tell all sides of a story. 

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New York Times publishes graduate student Olivia Sanderfoot’s letter to editor

School of Environmental and Forest Sciences graduate student and National Science Foundation graduate research fellow Olivia Sanderfoot’s letter to the editor about a proposed rule that would limit research used to determine federal environmental regulations was published in the opinion section of The New York Times on Tuesday. 

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