Continuing its ongoing video series, Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest has recently released another great segment that helps explain how we can produce many everyday products—such as keyboards, paints and fleece jackets—from renewable poplar trees. Learn more about the conversion process … Continue reading →
Next week we kick off another quarter of the long-running Wildlife Science Seminar, starting with Professor John Marzluff for the first talk, “Living with nature in your backyard.” Professor Marzluff is leading the seminar this fall, and he’s put together … Continue reading →
Live on San Juan Island for one or both of these 5-week intensive lab and field marine biology courses offered at UW’s marine station, Friday Harbor Labs (FHL). Located on a 480-acre biological reserve, FHL has access to marine habitats … Continue reading →
Selected cuttings from the Washington Park Arboretum (September 22 – October 6, 2014) 1) Alnus glutinosa ssp. betuloides Birch-leaved Alder Native to the mountains of eastern Turkey. Listed as a threatened species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Autumn brings pendulous male catkins and the mature female cones. 2) Catalpa x erube […]
This past April the Camellia area of the Washington Park Arboretum was paid a scientific visit by UW SEFS professor Dr. Darlene Zabowski and students from her Advanced Soil Genesis and Classification course (SEFS 513).
Last week, 11 U.S. Indian Tribes and Canadian First Nations signed a treaty that established an intertribal alliance aimed at restoring bison in their territories located throughout the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. The resolution, which is the first intertribal […]
Last fall I established an ad hoc committee charged with investigating membership in TWS. The Wildlife Society is the professional society of wildlife biologists, and strives for membership of all wildlife biologists. Council needs to better understand why a substantial […]