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Archive for January, 2011

Undergraduate, Jessica Lajoie Receives AFS Award

Posted: January 31st, 2011

Jessica Lajoie, a senior biology major, completed an independent study titled, ‘Occurrence, abundance and developmental stage of a parasitic nematode in juvenile bluefish inhabiting the the Hudson River estuary, 2010’ Jessica presented her poster at the January 20, 2011 meeting of the Southern New England Chapter of the American Fisheries Society and it was selected […]

Family Forest Research Center Science Retreat

Posted: January 25th, 2011

Members of the Family Forest Research Center (FFRC), a joint venture between the USDA Forest Service and UMass Amherst, met on January 18-20 in Holdsworth Hall for a long-range planning retreat to map out research aimed at learning more about family forest owner behaviors and the resulting effect on forested landscapes nationwide. Scientists from Forest […]

Professor Patterson named winner

Posted: January 25th, 2011

NORTHEAST REGION, Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Five Named Winners Of Regional Natural Resource Awards Northeast Regional Director Dennis Reidenbach has announced the winners of the Regional Director’s Natural Resource Awards.  The awards recognize outstanding contributions to natural resource stewardship in five categories, including park management, resource management, maintenance, and research. Winners in the 13-state […]

SEMINAR: “Public Participation in Ecological Research: Promoting Collaborative Science and Learning” Room 305 Holdsworth

Posted: January 24th, 2011

    Department of Environmental Conservation’s Spring 2011 Seminar Series Room 305 Holdsworth Hall “Public Participation in Ecological Research: Promoting Collaborative Science and Learning” – Rebecca Jordan, Rutger’s University, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources”

SEMINAR: “Adapting Cities for Climate Change” Room 305 Holdsworth

Posted: January 21st, 2011

Department of Environmental Conservation’s Spring 2011 Seminar Series Room 305 Holdsworth Hall “Adapting Cities for Climate Change” – Elisabeth Hamin – University of Massachusetts, Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning