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Archive for August, 2014

Susannah Lerman’s Neighborhood Nestwatch Research Featured by NEPR

Posted: August 27th, 2014

Courtesy of New England Public Radio: Study Keeps A Close Eye On Backyard Birds In Western Mass. by: Nancy Cohen AUGUST 22, 2014 GREENFIELD, Mass. Most studies about birds focus on wild habitat. But this summer researchers from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington, D.C., are focusing on backyards.The study, called Neighborhood Nestwatch, is taking place in […]

Dr. Brian Kane Awarded Alex L. Shigo Award for Excellence in Arboriculture Education

Posted: August 12th, 2014

  Dr. Brian Kane, the Massachusetts Arborists Association Professor of Arboriculture, has been awarded the Alex L. Shigo Award for Excellence in Arboricultural Education from the International Society of Arboriculture. This award recognizes the important role that education plays in enhancing the quality and professionalism of the arboriculture industry through sustained excellence in arboricultural education.The ISA […]

Large Pelagic Research Center Study of Bigeye Tuna in Northwest Atlantic Uses New Tracking Methods

Posted: August 7th, 2014

Courtesy of UMass News and Media Relations July 31, 2014 Contact: Janet Lathrop 413/545-044 AMHERST, Mass. – A first-of-its-kind study of bigeye tuna movements in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean led by Molly Lutcavage, director of the Large Pelagics Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, found among other things that these fish cover a wide geographical […]

PhD Student Pam Loring’s Research on Common Terns Movement Patterns Featured in Blog

Posted: August 5th, 2014

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Kristina Stinson has been nominated to participate in exclusive trip to National Institute of Environmental Health Services

Posted: August 4th, 2014

Kristina Stinson has been nominated by the Dean and Associate Dean to participate in an exclusive trip to the NIH – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. This exclusive trip is sponsored by the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement and produced by the Office of Research Development. The September 11th-12th trip to NIEHS in […]