Coming up on Monday, September 12, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the UW Botanic Gardens is hosting a talk with one of our doctoral candidates, Nate Haan: “Taylor’s Checkerspot: An Endangered Butterfly with an Interesting Diet.” A member of Professor … Continue reading →
From November 14 to 18, the University of Washington’s eScience Institute will be hosting a five-day Geohackweek, and you are invited to take part in wide-ranging tutorials, data exploration, software development and community networking—all focused on open source tools to … Continue reading →
Two UW Environment faculty members contributed to a study in Nature Communications that found the countries most at risk for nonnative species invasions are the least well-equipped to deal with the threat.
For University of Washington professor Sally Brown, it’s always been about food in cities. She got her start as a chef in New York City, then ran a wholesale vegetable business selling only locally grown vegetables in the New York area. Brown then went to graduate school to learn how city waste could be used to enrich soils on nearby farms.
Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 (Seattle Office) has a digital eInternship Teaching Environmental Education (ECOLEARN) Lesson Plans at elementary schools. As a eIntern, you will get to teach exciting, already prepared environmental education lesson plans at local elementary schools. We are testing the lesson plans, expanding our outreach and make […]
The U.S. National Park Service turns 100 today, a momentous landmark for the agency entrusted with America’s most treasured landscapes. Congress established the Service in 1916 to oversee national parks and monuments previously managed by the Department of Interior. At the same time, it instructed the new Service to “conserve the scenery and the natural and […]
Registration is now open for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Climate Academy, a collaborative effort between state and federal agencies as well as The Wildlife Society and other non-profit organizations. Climate Academy is an online course designed to teach natural resources professionals the fundamentals of assessing, addressing, and communicating abou […]