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Archive for March, 2009

Seminar: “Evolutionary insights into the conservation of California’s freshwater fishes”

Posted: March 24th, 2009

Conservation Genetics Candidate, Andres Aguilar’s seminar, "Evolutionary insights into the conservation of California’s freshwater fishes"Conservation Genetics Candidate, Andres Aguilar’s seminar " will be held in Holdsworth 203.

Mac Cloyes, an Arboriculture & Community Forestry student has been awarded a prestigious Garden Club of America Fellowship

Posted: March 24th, 2009

 The $4,000 fellowship was awarded in recognition of Mac’s outstanding academic achievement and his work on an important research project with Dr. Brian Kane. "Mac’s worked really hard on several projects with me, and he’s looking forward to continuing to work on research projects this summer," said Dr. Kane. Mac is currently investigating the extraction […]

UMass forestry students victorious in New England Quiz Bowl

Posted: March 24th, 2009

The team representing the UMass Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters won the annual Quiz Bowl competition held March 18, 2009 at the 89th annual winter meeting of the New England Society of American Foresters in Portland, Maine. The UMass team of (left-to-right) David Clapham, Jeff Hutchins, and Robert Herrick defeated the University […]

Seminar:”From individuals to lineages: linking pattern to process in conservation genetics”.

Posted: March 23rd, 2009

The search committee invites everyone to attend Conservation Genetics Candidate, Lauren Chan’s, seminar from 12:30-1:20 in Holdsworth 305. Her seminar title is "From individuals to lineages: linking pattern to process in conservation genetics".

Dr. Paul Sievert has received the “Recovery Champion Award” from the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Posted: March 23rd, 2009

Dr. Paul Sievert, U. S. Geological Survey, Massachusetts Cooperative F&W Research Unit, Short-tailed albatross Recovery: As a founding member of the Short-tailed Albatross Recovery Team, Dr. Paul Sievert has been applauded for his leadership and involvement in albatrossrecovery efforts. Dr. Sievert has been the eyes, ears, and scientific expert for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife […]