After a highly competitive proposal and review process, the Xi Sigma Pi forestry honor society is very pleased to announce the winners of its annual research grants—two for graduate students, and one for an undergraduate—totaling $2,200 in funding for the … Continue reading →
This summer, Professor Greg Ettl will be one of four instructors for a new cross-disciplinary course, Proto-Timber (ARCH 403B/506B), which will explore the nexus of 21st century technology, design and environmental science. The workshop aims to address new architectural, social … Continue reading →
Position Description: Planet Bee Foundation is looking for a responsible, creative, energetic individual to assist with delivering and expanding our educational programs within Bay Area schools. The intern will assist with our Humble Honey Bee Program, which includes bringing live bees in an observation hive to classes for hands-on lessons in biology, conser […]
SUMMARY This is technical and administrative work performing positive public relations, visitor services, enforcement of park rules, natural resource interpretation and protection, environmental education programs and presentations and general grounds and building maintenance duties at the City’s parks. Positions allocated to this class report to a designate […]
1) Aristotelia chilensis Macqui This small evergreen tree is native to the Valdivian temperate rainforest of Chile and Argentina. This inconspicuous white flower yields a small black fruit, and is sometimes called Macqui or, Chilean Wineberry. This plant and New Zealand’s Mountain Wineberry (A. fruticosa) can both be found in the Pacific […]
During the first weekend in May 2017, the Master Gardener Foundation of King County held its annual Spring Plant Sale and Garden Market on the grounds of the Center for Urban Horticulture. As I browsed the vendors displaying plants and other garden art, I was impressed as to how much has changed as well as how much is still the same.
On May 24, The Wildlife Society submitted written testimony concerning the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget to the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. TWS’ testimony focused specifically on appropriations for programs within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Geolo […]
Without serious international conservation effort, countless large mammals are likely to go extinct. Recent rankings evaluating various countries’ contributions to conservation, however, revealed that developed nations fall behind developing ones. “Rich countries are not doing as much to contribute to saving megafauna as you might expect,” said William Rippl […]