The School of Environmental and Forest Sciences’ weekly seminars are back in a new way for fall 2020!
This quarter, the seminars will be held virtually via Zoom webinars. Please join us for great presentations, engaging question and answer sessions and a post-event reception after every seminar.
The wildfires in the Pacific Northwest, California and Australia that have raged in the last year are evidence that climate change is already here, according to Susan Prichard, forest ecologist and research scientist with the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, who was interviewed by NBC News.Read more
UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences emeritus professor Jerry Franklin has published a new book on silviculture, which is the growing and cultivation of trees.
“Ecological Silviculture: Foundations and Applications” is published by Waveland Press and Franklin wrote the book with fellow authors Brian J.
A new app developed by School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor John Marzluff and his wife Colleen will allow kids to become corvid researchers.
The free app, called Crow Scientist, coaches kids to pay attention to what the crows in their neighborhood are doing.
The UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences’ Bioresource Sciences and Engineering (BSE) program has once again been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
The program is one of 10 engineering programs at UW to be awarded the accreditation for the next six years, and is one of six of these programs in which no deficiencies, weaknesses or concerns were found.
Amidst the wildfire smoke that’s poured into Seattle and western Washington recently, you may have noticed some neighbors are missing: The birds.
Turns out, they’re a lot like us. UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Ph.D.
Ryan Batjiaka has been spending a lot of time with cucumbers, radishes and petunias. At least the soil the plants are housed in.
The work done by Batjiaka, a soil researcher working with SEFS research professor Sally Brown, was featured in a story in The Washington Post about how scientists can recycle sewer waste into garden soil.
The University of Washington‘s Department of Biology and School of Environmental and Forest Sciences will be hosting a joint seminar on inequalities in the world of urban ecosystems with professor Dr.Read more
Work at the University of Washington’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences isn’t all trees and wildfires. It’s sharks, too. Yes, sharks.
SEFS associate professor Aaron Wirsing was one of the authors on a first-of-its-kind study, published recently in Nature, that reported the conservation status of reef shark populations worldwide.