On Thursday, May 11, at 10:30 a.m. in the Forest Club Room, we’re very pleased to host a visiting talk with Professor Emeritus Bill Burch from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences: “Taking charge: A human ecosystem approach … Continue reading →
In 1988, wildfires burned about a third of Yellowstone National Park’s forests. Most of those wooded areas hadn’t burned in 100 to 300 years, largely within the average burn cycle for those forests, and they bounced back really well from … Continue reading →
ENV H 305 (3) NW Explore How Toxicology Protects the Health of Communities What chemical and physical hazards exist in the environment? Where do they come from, where do they go, and how do we come in contact with them or avoid them? What health effects can they cause, and how can we minimize their negative impacts?...
This upcoming event might be of interest to CEP students. Attached is a press release and the link to the ticket. This community event held in Belltown is free. https://www.strangertickets.com/events/43089644/water-bootcamp-presented-by-growing-vine-street
There is a song which I used to sing all the time, “What a Difference a Day Makes”! Every day, the news is filled with stories about new plans to increase density and building heights in the city of Seattle, and especially in the University District. The University of Washington has just released a new Campus Master Plan which also increases building density […]
Our eleventh Arboretum Earth Day event partnering with Student Conservation Association was the largest ever with 340 total participants! Opening ceremony speakers representing the three Washington Park Arboretum partners; Paige Miller, Executive Director of Arboretum Foundation; Elizabeth Van Volkenberg, Interim Director of UW School of Environmental Scienc […]
On Apr. 20, The Wildlife Society sent a [insert PDF “letter”] in support of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ (AFWA) Policy Priorities for the 2018 Farm Bill to AFWA President Nick Wiley. AFWA developed these recommendations through a collaborative process that included input from a diverse array of partners and professional societies — includin […]
The U.S. Air Force’s A-10 Thunderbolt is a special military aircraft, designed for close air support of friendly ground troops, low-level quick-action against enemy ground troops, and engaging armored vehicles. When swallows weighing less than an ounce each collided with two of these 29,000-pound planes in just the wrong spot, the result was $142,000 in dam […]