The Hispanic Access Foundation MANO Project is offering enriching internship experiences nationwide for Latinx college students and upcoming professionals who are passionate about public land conservation and natural resources. MANO is offering opportunities to talented Latinx students and recent grads who may be interested in getting work experience with a federal land management agency.Read more
The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Montana is actively recruiting inspired, passionate and engaged students for their two-year Master of Science degree. The University of Montana is located in the heart of traditional Selis Qlispe (Salish) territory.Read more
The Scan Design Foundation has student fellowships and funding to support faculty travel. You can apply to receive funding to support a semester or year-long study abroad in Denmark. The Scan Design Foundation will award $9,000/semester for graduate, $7,500 for undergrads.Read more
SEFS is offering a NEW graduate course for Winter 2020!
Soil Hydrology 590B is a 2-credit course that offers an advanced dive into the world of soils. It explores topics of soil physical properties as related to water and solute flow including texture, structure, specific surface, soil-water interactions, and colloidal behavior.
The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission is looking to hire a CMER Wetland Scientist. This position is associated with the Washington State Forest Practices Adaptive Management Program and will participate in a team-oriented research and monitoring program with a focus on evaluating the effectiveness of Washington state forest practices rules and regulations applicable to forested wetlands and riparian areas.Read more
Wildfires are a common occurrence across the country today, so predicting where they will happen is of great interest to scientists and the public in general.
UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences research scientist Susan Prichard, along with researchers from UW and Michigan Technological University, have created the first comprehensive database of all the wildlife fuels that have been measured across North America in an attempt to better predict where wildfires will occur, according to a recent story by UW News.
A holiday message from School of Environmental and Forest Sciences director Dan Brown:
The end of the year brings an opportunity to reflect on family and community. Approaching the end of my second year at SEFS, I am feeling a profound sense of gratitude for the SEFS community.
A School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor and student recently represented University of Washington at the Consortium for Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Education (CABLE).
Professor Richard Gustafson and student delegate Danielle Pascoli were among more than 50 student delegates, faculty mentors and leadership team members who attended CABLE in early July in Des Moines, Iowa.
A University of Washington School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) graduate and senior research ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Research Station was recently selected for the 2019 Ambassador Award given annually by the American Geophysical Union (AGU).Read more