An ongoing study of the relationships between Washington predators and their prey that involves three UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences graduate students received new attention last month. That’s because the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife released a 13-minute video at a WA DNR commission meeting to show the purpose of the multiyear study, according to a recent story by The Spokesman-Review.Read more
The work of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences‘ Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee (DEI) has been highlighted in a news story on the UW College of the Environment‘s blog.Read more
The first SEFS Seminar of the spring quarter 2021 will be presented by Ruth DeFries, a professor of ecology and sustainable development at Columbia University in New York.
DeFries will present “Lessons from Nature for an Uncertain Future” at 3:30 p.m.
Congratulations to UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Professor Josh Lawler, who has been named a 2021 fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Fellows are elected for life, and the honor recognizes scientists who advance or apply ecological knowledge in academics, government, nonprofits and the broader society.Read more
Undergraduate students at the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences are now able to apply for scholarships for the next academic year.
Due to our generous donors, SEFS has a robust undergraduate scholarship program.
This year, SEFS is proud to welcome Dr. Beronda L. Montgomery as the 2021 Sustaining Our World Lecture speaker. She will present, “Lessons from Plants: Insights for Human Thriving.”
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Time: 5 p.m.
The UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and the University of Washington Botanic Gardens (UWBG) is searching for a new director of the University of Washington Botanic Gardens after the retirement of former director Fred Hoyt in January.Read more
A new quarter means a new lineup of virtual SEFS Seminars! The Spring 2021 Quarter will bring a new slate of speakers with diverse backgrounds and topics.
Please join us at 3:30 p.m.
This quarter, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Associate Professor Laura Prugh and her lab, and Mark Scheuerell’s lab will be hosting the weekly Fish & Wildlife Ecology Seminar, sponsored by the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (WACFWRU).Read more
UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Associate Professor David Butman co-authored a paper on carbon and global change that was recently published in the journal Nature Communications.
The paper, titled “Substantial decrease in CO2 emissions from Chinese inland waters due to global change,” was published in February 2021.