This Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., roll up your sleeves and come join the Student Conservation Association (SCA), the University of Washington Botanic Gardens (UWBG) and Seattle Parks and Recreation for a day of fun service projects to help improve the Washington Park Arboretum!Read more
Hosted by the Salmon Recovery Funding Board of the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office, the biennial Salmon Recovery Conference will be held May 14-15, 2013, at the Vancouver Conference Center in Vancouver, Wash.Read more
Want to know what snow in Oregon has to do with snakes in Costa Rica, HIV in Kenya, and green space in slums? Then come hear what a long strange road it’s been for Professor Susan Bolton as she talks about past, present and future in Week 2 of the SEFS Seminar Series, Wed., April 10!Read more
The 2012-13 University of Washington Restoration Ecology Network (UW-REN) Capstone class has been in the process of restoring eight different project sites around the Puget Sound, and they need your help to continue the work into May.Read more
Feeling uninspired on Wednesday afternoons lately? Craving intellectual stimulation—that first shiver of excitement when a brave new idea courses through you? Well, crave idly no more, as the SEFS Seminar Series is back for the 2013 Spring Quarter!Read more
In 1923, Charles Lathrop Pack had the foresight to establish an essay competition so that students in the College of Forest Resources would “express themselves to the public and write about forestry in a way that affects or interests the public.” His original mandate continues today at SEFS—as does the unwavering value of good written communication—and we are pleased to announce the 2013 edition of the Charles Lathrop Pack Essay Competition!Read more
This spring, the Institute of Forest Resources (IFR) awarded funding to six new research projects in Washington, ranging from the feasibility of a wolf economy, to restoring fire-prone forest ecosystems.
Led by Dean Emeritus Bruce Bare of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS), IFR’s mission is to explore research covering forestry and other emerging issues related to forest and environmental sciences.
The Wildlife Science Seminar series for the 2013 Spring Quarter kicks off this coming Monday, April 1, with Professor Julian Olden from the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) with his talk, “Invasive Species: Envisioning Alternative Global Futures in the New Pangaea.”
Hosted by Professor Christian Grue—an adjunct with the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, and an associate professor with SAFS—the seminars are held on Mondays at 3:30 p.m.