Sarah Converse, associate professor with the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and leader of the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, earlier this month received the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Distinguished Service Award.Read more
The fall 2019 School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Seminar is set! Please join us for great presentations, engaging question and answer sessions and a post-event reception after every seminar. Titles that are still to be determined will be updated, and you can view the schedule with speaker abstracts here.Read more
When settlers traveled to Washington, they assumed the forests they found were untouched lands full of vibrant plant and animal life.
But as a recent Crosscut story says, that idea was a myth.
Want to learn more about the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences’ Carbon Project is up to? Join SEFS for a special Carbon Leadership Panel from 9-10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept.Read more
Plants are talking, but who is listening? UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor Sharon Doty and her team are paying attention.
In a recent story for the Washington Trails Association‘s Washington Trails fall 2019 issue, Doty talked about how trees and plants communicate.
As record fires raged in South America’s Amazon, University of Washington’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences research associate professor Ernesto Alvarado spoke to KING5 News about his time studying the region and what can still be done to save the land.Read more
When it comes to wildfires, Washingtonians often think about the dry, eastern part of the state. While rare, wildfires do happen west of the Cascades, and School of Environmental and Forest Sciences assistant professor Brian J.Read more
The UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) and its Precision Forestry Cooperative (PFC) are thrilled to welcome students from Nanjing University’s School of Geography and Ocean Sciences for a 10-day tour of the Pacific Northwest!Read more
For prairies in Washington, the future is bleak. Over the past few hundred years, the state lost nearly all of its prairies, and University of Washington‘s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) scientists are conducting a study that aims to save them.Read more