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
UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences graduate student and “Plant Wizard” Victoria Fox spoke recently to The Daily about her work as president of the UW chapter of the Society of Ecological Restoration (SER).Read more
The Dead Elk Society is hosting a free breakfast for School of Environmental and Forest Sciences graduate students on Friday, Nov. 1. The breakfast will be held from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the Forest Club Room (Anderson 207).Read more
UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences assistant professor Indroneil Ganguly was recently featured in a South Sound Business story about how working forests help inform scientists about climate change.
The story detailed how Ganguly led research, supported by the Washington Forest Protection Association (WFPA), that highlighted that after trees have been harvested and turned into finished products (like lumber and furniture), wood products keep a large proportion of the tree carbon.
On Oct. 30, the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences will welcome Kevin Anchukaitis, associate professor of geography and development at the University of Arizona. He will present “Volcanic Influences on the Climate of the Common Era.” This seminar is held in partnership with UW’s Quaternary Research Center (QRC).Read more