Shortly after starting at the University of Washington two years ago, Ava Holmes co-founded a student group, Conservation in Style, that used eco-friendly fashion to raise awareness and funds for endangered species. They organized a full calendar of events in … Continue reading →
Three researchers at SEFS—including Research Associates Derek Churchill and Van Kane, as well as Research Ecologist Alina Cansler—are part of a team that was just awarded a $383,565 grant through the federal Joint Fire Science Program. The project, “Landscape Evaluations … Continue reading →
Each week we share the latest peer-reviewed publications coming from the College of the Environment. Over the past week, ten new articles co-authored by members of the College were added to the Web of Science database. They include articles about Southern Ocean deep convection, cloud radiative heating, and more. Read on!
New research from UW Environment's Laura Prugh and team shows that when hunting wolves is permitted just outside of parks, the park's visitors are 50 percent less likely to see wolves in their natural habitat.
Heidi volunteers at the Hyde Herbarium, working with pressed plants and the plant database. She holds a PhD in archaeology, specializing in paleoethnobotany–the study of plant remains from archaeological digs. She spent many years at the Bishop Museum in Hawaii, where she was also a science educator and creator of an ethnobotany garden and webpage.[…] Cont […]
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided not to designate critical habitat for the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) under the Endangered Species Act, according to an agency press release. The agency affirmed that this decision would not affect the species’ threatened status, because habitat is not a limiting factor in the species’ survi […]
Wildlife researchers drove through the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, which, 30 years ago, witnessed the world’s worst nuclear accident. They passed abandoned houses, many of which still had family photos hanging forlornly on the walls. The researchers — including James Beasley who last year coauthored a study on the impact of radiation on Chernobyl’s wildlife — […]