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.
The dean of the UW College of the Environment and an environmental outreach specialist at the College will present this week’s SEFS Seminar on queer representation in STEM fields.
Dean Lisa Graumlich and Melissa K.
The UW Chapter of the Wildlife Society is looking ahead to a year of interesting virtual talks and activities, starting with a conservation talk with filmmaker and KUOW host Chris Morgan.
On Oct. 14, SEFS will welcome Arun Agrawal, Professor at the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan, as the SEFS Seminar speaker.
Agrawal will present “Cash transfer programs and climate resilience.” Here is the abstract for his presentation:
“This review focuses on the relationship between cash transfer-based social assistance programs and the climate resilience of households and communities.
The School of Environmental and Forest Sciences’ weekly seminars are back in a new way for fall 2020!
This quarter, the seminars will be held virtually via Zoom webinars. Please join us for great presentations, engaging question and answer sessions and a post-event reception after every seminar.