The UW Chapter of the Wildlife Society is looking ahead to a year of interesting virtual talks and activities, starting with a conservation talk with filmmaker and KUOW host Chris Morgan.
The UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences is proud to welcome Katherine Kim as the new Office of Student and Academic Services Manager.
Kim joined SEFS from the Jackson School of International Studies at UW, where she has worked for the last two years directing their Office of Academic Services.Read more
Brian J. Harvey, assistant professor with the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, provided expert input for a wildfire story by National Geographic and a photo essay published by the University of Washington.Read more
On Oct. 14, SEFS will welcome Arun Agrawal, Professor at the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan, as the SEFS Seminar speaker.
Agrawal will present “Cash transfer programs and climate resilience.” Here is the abstract for his presentation:
“This review focuses on the relationship between cash transfer-based social assistance programs and the climate resilience of households and communities.
A UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Ph.D. student and her work on the affect wildfires and smoke have on farmworkers is the subject of a recent story in Crosscut.Read more
A UW School of Environmental and Forest Science professor recently published a paper in Ecology Letters on how predators affect the behaviors of their prey.
Professor Aaron Wirsing co-authored the study along with four other authors.
UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences assistant professor Brian J. Harvey has been busy these last few weeks. In addition to starting a new quarter, Harvey has spoken with numerous media outlets about the wildfires currently burning, how climate change is connected and how the land recovers after a blaze.Read more
To the SEFS Community,
Welcome to Autumn quarter 2020 at SEFS! And what an Autumn quarter it promises to be. I want to start this somewhat long message by acknowledging that so many of you are struggling to keep up your productivity in very challenging circumstances.