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Archive for October, 2009

Student Chapter of the SAF Field Trip to Wood-fired Electric Power Plant

Posted: October 30th, 2009

The UMass student chapter of the Society of American Foresters organized a field trip to Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Friday, 23 October, to tour the Schiller Wood-fired electric power plant, part of the Northern Wood Power Project of Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH). Previously, PSNH's Schiller Station in Portsmouth ran three 50MW coal-fired steam […]

Seminar Series:”CAPS: A Landscape Ecological Approach to the Conservation of Biodiversity”

Posted: October 26th, 2009

"CAPS: A Landscape Ecological Approach to the Conservation of Biodiversity" Kevin McGarigal, Department of Natural Resources Conservation, UMass Amherst Holdsworth Hall 305   

Seminar Series: “The Sustainable Sites Initiative: Developing Research Based Metrics for LEED Certification”

Posted: October 26th, 2009

"The Sustainable Sites Initiative: Developing Research Based Metrics for LEED Certification" Robert Ryan, Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, UMass Amherst   Room 305 Holdsworth Hall    

Seminar Series: Ephermal Waters in Northern Forests

Posted: October 26th, 2009

Seminar Series: "Ephermal Waters in Northern Forests" Robert Brooks, U.S. Forest Service, Northern Research Station Room 305 Holdsworth Hall    

Beth Noveck, Deputy Chief Technology Officer for the United States to Present Seminar

Posted: October 26th, 2009

Beth Noveck, Deputy Chief Technology Officer for the United States to give presentation on "Open Government: Transparency, Participation, and Colloboration"    Friday, October 30, 2009 • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm    Isenberg School of Management • 108 More information is at http://www.umass.edu/umhome/events/articles/93285.php