On Dec. 9, Aaron Wirsing, professor, SEFS; and Mike Heithaus, professor of biological sciences and Dean of the Florida International University College of Arts, Sciences & Education, will deliver our last SEFS Seminar of the quarter.Read more
Dec. 2 SEFS Seminar: “Lands management and tribal engagement: perspectives on enhancing collaboration and learning”
On Dec. 2, the SEFS Seminar presenters will be Courtney Bobsin, SEFS Ph.D. candidate, and Tim Vredenburg, Director of Forest Management with the Cow Creek Tribe in Oregon. They’ll present, “Lands management and tribal engagement: perspectives on enhancing collaboration and learning.”
Please join us at 3:30 p.m.
Researchers at the Olympic Natural Resources Center (ONRC), within UW’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, are part of a group that were recently awarded $1 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study harmful algal blooms with a self-driving vehicle that skims the surface of the water.Read more
UW College of the Environment Dean and School of Environmental and Forest Science alumna Lisa Graumlich was named president-elect of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) starting Jan. 1.
After two years in this role, Graumlich will begin a two-year term as president of the AGU board beginning in 2023.
The 2020 School of Environmental and Forest Sciences‘ holiday tree fundraiser sale will not be held this year due to COVID-19 restrictions and safety measures.
All trees usually sold during the fundraiser come from Hunter Farms in Union, Washington.
On Nov. 18, SEFS will welcome one of its own for the weekly seminar. Associate professor David Butman will present, “Building a Carbon Continuum Perspective.”
Here is the abstract for the presentation: “Rooted in historical training of field scientists, and maintained across funding agencies, significant effort is directed to understand terrestrial, aquatic, and coastal carbon and ecosystem dynamics.
Two members of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences community will be serving on the Washington Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Sustainable Harvest Technical Advisory Committee.
Associate Professor Sándor Tóth and Ph.D.
The Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (WACFWRU) is hiring a full-time Wildlife Human Dimensions Scientist who will also hold the position of assistant or associate professor without tenure at the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences.Read more
On Nov. 11, the University of Washington’s Mount Rainier Institute’s director John Hayes will present, “More Than Just a Field Trip: Mount Rainier Institute and how outdoor science schools help create a diverse and ecologically literate community inspired by nature and motivated to be stewards.”
Here is the abstract for his presentation:
“In partnership with Mount Rainier National Park, University of Washington created the Mount Rainier Institute.
If you’ve ever thought about working in the forestry and environmental field, but want to be your own boss, there’s a course for you!
ESRM 490D/SEFS590D: Forestry and Environmental Consulting is available for two credits this Winter Quarter 2021.