University of Washington Botanic Gardens (UWBG) Director Fred Hoyt will retire at the end of January.
Hoyt’s career at UWBG has spanned 38 years during which he has played an important role in many aspects of the stewardship and growth of its collections and programs.
For 20 years, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor Aaron Wirsing and colleagues studied predator behavior among a variety of species that has culminated in a recently published report in Ecology Letters.Read more
POSTPONED: Due to a power outage at our speaker’s location, SEFS is postponing this seminar to Jan. 27.
Our first speaker of the quarter is rare species ecologist at the Center for Lands Management and University of Washington, Bothell affiliate faculty member Dr.
Dr. Harold Tukey, Jr., UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences emeritus professor, founding director of the Center for Urban Horticulture and former director of the Washington Park Arboretum is being remembered for his horticultural contributions to the University, Seattle and beyond.Read more
As the Fall 2020 Quarter comes to a close, SEFS would like to congratulate the undergraduate and graduate students who have completed important milestones.
Completed Final Exam (received Ph.D.)
Carolyn Rachel Shores
Completed General Exam (Ph.D.Read more
Recently published research from the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has shown that microbes taken from trees that grow beside mountain-fed streams in Washington could make phosphorus trapped in soil more accessible to agricultural crops.Read more
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.