This past weekend, a team from SEFS participated in the Olympic National Park BioBlitz, which was one of dozens of BioBlitzes held across the county as part of the National Park Service’s centennial celebration this year (another event down at … Continue reading →
From March 21 to 25, SEFS doctoral student Emilio Vilanova traveled to Kourou in French Guiana to take part in a meeting, “Thematic School on Functional Ecology of Tropical Rainforests in the Context of Climate Changes: From Real Observations to … Continue reading →
Awards & Acknowledgements from this quarter include Dennis L. Hartmann’s election into the National Academy of Sciences, the Climate Change Video Contest winners, and the naming of the College’s 2016-2017 scholarship recipients, and much more!
Tom Hinckley no doubt kept his much younger graduate students challenged to keep up as he climbed to over 7000′ on Snowshoe Mountain in the North Cascades. It was there he chose to conduct research on the effects of environmental stress on three species of native trees. Hinckley needed that energy as he served both […] Continue reading
On Seahorse Key, an island on Florida’s Gulf Coast, seabirds used to swoop into the water to pick up fish, and fly away while inadvertently dropping some on the ground for Florida cottonmouth snakes (Agkistrodon conanti) to indulge in. But last spring about 20,000 colonial nesting birds — herons, egrets, ibises, pelicans, cormorants and others — mysteriousl […]
If you’re looking for reasons to attend the Central Mountains & Plains Section’s Annual Conference, look no further. A conservation detection dog workshop, a field trip to Buffalo Pass, and a location that was in the running for Outside Magazine’s Best Towns 2016 Contest are all the reasons you need to attend this summer’s meeting. Registration is now op […]