For our annual Sustaining Our World Lecture coming up on April 2, we are extremely pleased to welcome Molly Steinwald, the new executive director of the Environmental Learning Center in Vero Beach, Fla.: “Human[-]Nature: Care for Our World is Care for Ourselves.”
Molly Steinwald is a science and environmental educator, writer, photographer and researcher, and before taking on her current role with the Environmental Learning Center she served as director of science education and research at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, Pa.
“This isn’t something I ever thought I was going to do—I never thought about being a professor when I was growing up,” says Dean and Professor Emeritus Bruce Bare, who recently retired after more than 45 years as a faculty member with the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS).Read more
In the last issue of Roots, our alumni e-newsletter, we asked our graduates to tell us about their first jobs out of college. Lindsay Malone (’03, B.A., journalism and political science; ’07, M.S., forest resources) now works for the Northwest Natural Resource Group, and here’s what she remembers about her first summer job after undergrad:
“Three days after commencement in 2003, I was in the C10 parking lot outside Anderson Hall loading a UW Motorpool rig full of field equipment.
Coming up on Tuesday, February 17, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Anderson 22, you are invited to join a guest lecture with Professor Michael P. Nelson: “The Science and Philosophy of Isle Royale Wolves and Moose: Toward the Inevitable Fusion.”
Isle Royale is a remote wilderness island in Lake Superior, North America, and home to the longest continuous study of a predator-prey system in the world.
Next Tuesday, February 10, the College of the Environment is co-sponsoring a guest talk featuring Jorge Armando López Pocol, a Guatemalan community activist and founder of the Chico Mendes Reforestation Project.Read more
This January, Wilburforce Foundation and COMPASS announced the first group of 20 scientists awarded the newly established Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science, and two SEFS researchers—Professor Jon Bakker and postdoc Lauren Urgenson—were among the honorees!Read more