Doctoral student Olivia Sanderfoot and her study of how social distancing is impacting birds was recently featured in Portland Monthly.
Sanderfoot, who was studying the effects of prescribed burns on birds, pivoted her research when the COVID-19 global pandemic reached the Pacific Northwest.
If you’re looking for a way to pass time during social distancing, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences students and scientists need your help watching birds.
Researchers at the University of Washington Quantitative Ecology Lab have launched a community science program through eBird to monitor birds in urban and suburban neighborhoods across the Pacific Northwest while social distancing measures are in place:
LOCATION: We are recruiting volunteers to monitor birds in their own backyard or their favorite local green space — a place they can walk to without violating current shelter-in-place orders.Read more
UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences is proud to welcome Timothy Egan, National Book Award winner and New York Times op-ed writer, as the 2020 Sustaining Our World lecture. Given the social distancing restrictions currently in place for Washington state, SEFS will be holding the presentation virtually.Read more
A UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor authored a study that is the first to examine carnivore killing and scavenging activities in relation to each other in landscapes across the globe.Read more
SEFS Seminars is going virtual!
Given the University of Washington’s recommendation to limit large gatherings of people, SEFS will be holding the last seminar of the quarter online via Zoom. This service is free to all attendees and is easily accessed via the link below.
The Center for International Trade in Forest Products (CINTRAFOR) at the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences unveiled a new website recently.
CINTRAFOR, conducts research, analysis, education and outreach on forest products and markets, trains professionals in the field, and publishes a variety of information on trade in forest products.