Brian Harvey might not be able to pinpoint the exact moment he knew he wanted to be a professor, but he can definitely recall a series of “pinch me” moments that gradually crystallized his dream—a dream he’s now realized, as … Continue reading →
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 →
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 northward spread of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) may be unstoppable, according to new research. Deer have been creeping north for decades, invading Canada’s boreal forests and creating problems for caribou (Rangifer tarandus). People have long attributed deer expansion to land use changes such as farming and logging, which land management c […]
Golden eagle numbers seem to be soaring in elevated, undeveloped landscapes with high wind speeds, according to recent research. As part of a study published in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers looked at golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) abundance in four bird conservation regions in the western United States. The team — led by Ryan Nielson, a senior biometr […]