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 →
Last week, we wrote about the new Mission Earth Scout One science camp that one our graduate students, Isabel Carrera Zamanillo, launched this August. The camp offers underrepresented middle and high school students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in … 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 […]
Managing wildlife in the face of climate change is a Herculean task, but focusing on climate change refugia can be one way to help ease the pressure. As part of that effort, researchers, for the first time, have developed an outline for resource managers to use climate change refugia — areas that appear largely unaffected by climate change — to protect wildl […]
The Pennsylvania Chapter of The Wildlife Society will be hosting a Field Day/Fall Gathering on Sept. 23-24, 2016, in DuBois and Benezette, Pennsylvania. The event will begin with a visit to the Elk County Visitor Center and will then continue with a day of technical workshops. Workshop topics will include: the status and management of Pennsylvania’s elk popu […]