INR-ORBIC receives national NatureServe Collaboration Award
A big congratulations to our own Jimmy Kagan and the INR-Oregon Biodiversity Information Center team for having been nationally recognized through the NatureServe 2013 Network Collaboration Award. Jimmy Kagan received the award at NatureServe’s annual Biodiversity Without Borders conference in Baltimore, Maryland this week. See just a few of the many great things ORBIC is and has been doing: "Network peers recognize achievements of Portland-based member".
GK-12 Cascades to Coast Project Documentaries
The GK-12 Project has created a series of mini documentaries about their work. See the videos here: GK12 Videos and Mini-Documentaries.
They have also developed the Cascades to Coast video series to feature their work with Portland area schools. The below video is about the development of new curriculum for middle schoolers that's focused on stormwater and the role of soils and plants. Check it out: Stormwater Curriculum Video.
Who We Are
The School of the Environment is comprised of Geology, Geography, Environmental Sciences & Management, and Systems Science, as well as the USGS Oregon Water Science Center and the Institute for Natural Resources-Portland. The School aims to promote and enhance environmental research, and education, through contributions from faculty, staff, students, and community partners.
Find out more about our PhD program, check our our News & Events page, or see a list of affiliated faculty. You can also learn about the history of the school or find out the latest projects being worked on in our PhD/faculty research groups.