UW’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences is proud to welcome Dr. Beronda L. Montgomery as the 2021 Sustaining Our World Lecture speaker on April 14. She will present, “Lessons From Plants: Insights For Human Thriving.”
Montgomery is a writer, science communicator, and Michigan State University Foundation Professor in the Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics.
The 2020 School of Environmental and Forest Sciences‘ holiday tree fundraiser sale will not be held this year due to COVID-19 restrictions and safety measures.
All trees usually sold during the fundraiser come from Hunter Farms in Union, Washington.
To the SEFS Community,
Welcome to Autumn quarter 2020 at SEFS! And what an Autumn quarter it promises to be. I want to start this somewhat long message by acknowledging that so many of you are struggling to keep up your productivity in very challenging circumstances.
Wildfire season is upon Washington state, and many people are wondering how the poor air quality that comes along with them could affect COVID-19 patients.
In a UW News story, the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences assistant professor Brian J.
UW and SEFS are now implementing new guidelines from the University’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) regarding face masks.
SEFS employees, students and faculty should use their personal cloth face coverings if they are physically at a UW worksite, even if just to pick up materials/supplies.
Join the Pacific Science Center and the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences’ professor Peter Kahn for a special virtual Earth Day event on April 22: “Earth Day Now More than Ever: Into Nature and Toward Life.”
The free virtual talk will be held at 7 p.m.
Doctoral student Olivia Sanderfoot and her study of how social distancing is impacting birds was recently featured in Portland Monthly.
Sanderfoot, who was studying the effects of prescribed burns on birds, pivoted her research when the COVID-19 global pandemic reached the Pacific Northwest.
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.Read more