Northeast Alaska’s Yukon Flats region, seen with fall colors. David Butman/University of Washington
New research conducted by students and an associate professor from the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences has found that Arctic lakes are giving off less carbon than expected.Read more
Congratulations to the University of Washington’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences assistant professor Brian Harvey who was awarded funds from the UW’s Royalty Research Fund (RRF) to study post-fire recovery in an area recently burned near Mount Rainier.Read more
SEFS Professor Josh Lawler
Technology is a big part of our lives today, but that means kids spend less time outside. But what if we combine the two?
That’s the aim of an app developed by School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor Josh Lawler and the University of Washington Information School.Read more
Hisham El-Husseini, left, and Dr. Richard Gustafson stand together at the ABLC Global Conference.
Dr. Richard Gustafson, professor at the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, and Hisham El-Husseini, a graduate student in bioresource science and engineering, represented Washington at the Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Conference (ABLC Global), a conference dedicated to the most important issues in the bioeconomy.Read more
Growing up, SEFS affiliate professor Dr. Morris Johnson thought he might join the military or be a powerlifter.
“No one really talked about going to college,” he said. “The big push for us upon high school graduation, unless you were the one best basketball player who got a scholarship, was Army, Air Force, or Marines.”
Today, he is a fire ecologist for the U.S.
Earlier this month, Ecotrust, in partnership with the University of Washington, published “Tradeoffs in Timber, Carbon and Cash Flow under Alternative Management Systems for Douglas-Fir in the Pacific Northwest,” a peer-reviewed study that looks at the carbon storage in Washington and Oregon forests.Read more
A School of Environmental and Forest Sciences alumnus Alexander Friend, PhD, was recently named deputy chief of research and development at the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).
He joins current U.S. Forest Service chief and SEFS alumna Vicki Christiansen on the USFS leadership team.
The University of Washington Botanic Gardens is pleased to announce the 2019 Urban Natural Areas Seminar.
The seminar, “Stewardship Required: The Power of Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Long-Term Function of Urban Areas,” will be held 8:30 a.m.
Two researchers at the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences contributed to a chapter in the new volume of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, an assessment of climate change across the nation produced every four years by the federal government.Read more