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.
POSTPONED: Due to a power outage at our speaker’s location, SEFS is postponing this seminar to Jan. 27.
Our first speaker of the quarter is rare species ecologist at the Center for Lands Management and University of Washington, Bothell affiliate faculty member Dr.
On Dec. 9, Aaron Wirsing, professor, SEFS; and Mike Heithaus, professor of biological sciences and Dean of the Florida International University College of Arts, Sciences & Education, will deliver our last SEFS Seminar of the quarter.Read more
Dec. 2 SEFS Seminar: “Lands management and tribal engagement: perspectives on enhancing collaboration and learning”
On Dec. 2, the SEFS Seminar presenters will be Courtney Bobsin, SEFS Ph.D. candidate, and Tim Vredenburg, Director of Forest Management with the Cow Creek Tribe in Oregon. They’ll present, “Lands management and tribal engagement: perspectives on enhancing collaboration and learning.”
Please join us at 3:30 p.m.
On Nov. 18, SEFS will welcome one of its own for the weekly seminar. Associate professor David Butman will present, “Building a Carbon Continuum Perspective.”
Here is the abstract for the presentation: “Rooted in historical training of field scientists, and maintained across funding agencies, significant effort is directed to understand terrestrial, aquatic, and coastal carbon and ecosystem dynamics.
On Nov. 11, the University of Washington’s Mount Rainier Institute’s director John Hayes will present, “More Than Just a Field Trip: Mount Rainier Institute and how outdoor science schools help create a diverse and ecologically literate community inspired by nature and motivated to be stewards.”
Here is the abstract for his presentation:
“In partnership with Mount Rainier National Park, University of Washington created the Mount Rainier Institute.
All School of Environmental and Forest Sciences students, staff, faculty and postdocs are invited to an open meeting with the SEFS Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) on Nov. 19.
The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom, and all details are on the flyer to the right.
The next SEFS Seminar will have a time change from the usual Wednesday to Monday, Nov. 2 at 4:30 p.m.
L. Monika Moskal, SEFS professor, and Dr. Meghan Halabisky will present “Adventures in Remote Sensing: Linking Forest and Wetland Carbon through Remote Sensing.” The webinar will be viewable via Zoom here.
Please join the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit for their annual Graduate Student Symposium on 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28.
The WACFWRU Graduate Student Symposium features graduate student presentations on cutting-edge research in the science and conservation of fish, wildlife, and their habitats in Washington, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond, including a number of UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences faculty and students.