To say UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences graduate student Jessica Hernandez is busy would be an understatement. Not only is she a National Science Foundation graduate research fellow and doctoral student at SEFS, she’s also sharing her scientific knowledge and Indigenous background through a podcast, called Indigenizing Urban Seattle.Read more
It may still be early for holiday festivities, but the 2019 School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Student Club Holiday Tree Fundraiser is right around the corner!
For a $45 donation, you can get a beautiful five to seven foot Noble Fir holiday tree from Hunter Farms, cut and sold by the SEFS Students.
On Nov. 20, the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences will welcome Heather Hansman, author of “Downriver into the Future of Water in the West.” She will present, “Writing Conservation Stories,” a talk on writing about complicated conservation topics, why water makes people emotional, and how to tell all sides of a story.Read more
School of Environmental and Forest Sciences graduate student and National Science Foundation graduate research fellow Olivia Sanderfoot’s letter to the editor about a proposed rule that would limit research used to determine federal environmental regulations was published in the opinion section of The New York Times on Tuesday.Read more
On Nov. 13, the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences will welcome Rose Graves, post-doctoral research associate with Portland State University. She will present “Natural Climate Solutions in Oregon: Potential Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Conservation and Land Management.”
The seminar begins at 3:30 p.m.
This summer, a School of Environmental and Forest Sciences graduate student attended the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) International Conference in New Zealand.
Jessica Hernandez, a Ph.D. student and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, participated in a panel entitled, “The Future of Research is Indigenous: Culturally Grounding Our Indigenous Scholarship” and shared her doctoral work through a presentation, “Indigenizing Conservation in a Changing Climate: Developing a Community Comprehensive Plan of Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center’s Future Land Use” along with co-advisor Dr.
Science has shown that nature is beneficial to humankind, but how can it be measured?
Join the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and Mary Ruckelshaus, of Stanford University’s Natural Capital Project, for the Nov.
Corn, bacteria, fertilizer and a marriage? It’s not exactly like it sounds, but according to a recent story in Discovery Magazine, featuring School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor Sharon Doty, a marriage between corn and bacteria could change the future of fertilizer use.Read more
The creepy crawlies that UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences graduate student Alex Pane investigates are even scarier than they appear. Pane, who was featured in a story by The Daily about his work, recently conducted a study on two major pests found in the Pacific Northwest that kill trees: the Douglas-fir beetle and the western spruce budworm.Read more