Three UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) community members have been named to COMPASS’s 2021 Wilburforce Leaders in Conservation Science cohort.
L. Monika Moskal, SEFS Professor and Associate Director; Julia Michalak, SEFS research scientist; and Keala Hagmann, of Applegate Forestry LLC and SEFS; were all named to the 2021 cohort.
The next UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Open Meeting is set for Thursday, May 13.
The meeting will be virtual via Zoom: https://washington.zoom.uw/j/95482706125 from 4-5:30 p.m.
The UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) is proud to welcome alumna and U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Chief Vicki Christiansen as the May 5 SEFS Seminar speaker.
Speaking along with Christiansen will be Paul Anderson, USFS PNW Research Station Leader.
Dr. T. Jane Zelikova, an ecosystem scientist working at the intersection of climate science and policy, will present the April 28 SEFS Seminar.
She will present “Scientism – Blending Science and Activism” at 3:30 p.m.
Save the Date! The UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences will be holding its annual End of Year Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 20 from 4-5:30 p.m.
The ceremony will happen virtually, and Zoom meeting information will be sent to all in the SEFS community before the date.
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So what is forest bathing?
For many, the idea of maple syrup production evokes images of snowy forests in Vermont and Canada. But one UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences researcher wondered, why not the Pacific Northwest?Read more
Community-based forest management’s effect on conservation, economic development subject of April 21 SEFS Seminar
What can community forestry in Oaxaca, Mexico teach us about environmental conservation, economic development and natural resource rights? Reem Hajjar, Assistant Professor in Integrated Human and Ecological Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University, will share results from a study that looked at those connections during her SEFS Seminar this week.Read more
UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Ph.D. student Catherine Kuhn and SEFS Associate Professor David Butman have co-authored a recently published study on how climate change is affecting Arctic-boreal lakes.Read more
This Wednesday is the 2021 Sustaining Our World Lecture with Dr. Beronda L. Montgomery. She will present, “Lessons from Plants: Insight for Human Thriving.” Dr. Montgomery’s book, “Lessons from Plants” was also recently released, and it can be purchased here.Read more