Two summers ago in 2011, John Simeone was working on the summer crew at Pack Forest with Professor Greg Ettl. He was a first-year graduate student with the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS), and he spent his daylight hours working on long-term site surveys, trail maintenance and other research projects.Read more
Every summer, several SEFS students head down to Pack Forest for two months of hands-on, bareknuckle field training in forest management. Well, “bareknuckle” might be overstating the labor, but summer crew members definitely get their fingernails grubby and get to spend hours in the woods on a beautiful plot of land!Read more
by William McKean
As some of you may know, the Washington Pulp and Paper Foundation (WPPF) recently conducted a search for a replacement for Tom Wolford as WPPF executive director. In early January 2013, we widely advertised the open executive director position through the WPPF mailing list, the University of Washington (UW) system and the TAPPI mailing list.
The College of the Environment and the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences are excited to present the annual Sustaining Our World Lecture on April 4, 2013, from 6-7 p.m. This year’s lecture, Built Ecologies: Regionalism and Resource Integration in the Built World, features Thomas Knittel, vice president and project designer with HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm.Read more
This year, we are proud to have three members of our incredible staff nominated for the 2013 Distinguished Staff Awards at the University of Washington!
Anita Smith and Amanda Davis were each nominated in the individual category, and Davis and Michelle Trudeau were nominated in the team category for their work in the Office of Student and Academic Services.
SEFS alumna Lindsay Malone, director of member services for the Northwest Natural Resource Group, passed along this heads-up about an upcoming workshop, “Where Cows Meet Clams.”
This workshop series is designed to help forest landowners, and those interested in becoming forest landowners, build longevity and success with their resource businesses while protecting important natural assets using tools, trends and practices that have been demonstrated to work.