Alan Yeakley won the award for research in Earth and Environmental Sciences from the Columbia-Willamette chapter of Sigma Xi.
Brooke Cassell, Ph.D student in Dr. Scheller’s lab, won first prize for her presentation on "Jim's Creek Savannah Restoration Stewardship Project: Restoring a Legacy Oregon White Oak (Quercus garryanna) Habitat in the Willamette Valley Foothills" at the Student Environmental Challenge, held by the Oregon Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association.
Christa von Behren, PhD Student in Dr. Yeakley's lab, recently received a grant from the Native Plant Society of Oregon to evaluate native understory seed deposition in urban riparian forests.
Sarah Kidd, PhD Student in Dr. Yeakley's lab, recently received grants from the National Park Service - North Coast and Cascades Science Learning Network and the Northwest Scientific Association to evaluate the influence of tidal flooding, salinity, and seed bank composition on native and non-native wetland plant community development in restored oligohaline tidal wetlands of the Columbia River Estuary.
For more Research Highlights click HERE
The Oregon Lake Watch program is looking for volunteers to survey for aquatic invasive species and monitor water quality in our lakes, ponds and reservoirs. More information HERE.
ESM/AESS Seminar Series SRTC B1-82, 3:00pm Friday
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Dresner, M., Handelman, C.*, Braun, S.*, Rollwagen-Bollens, G 2014. Environmental identity, pro-environmental behaviors, and civic engagement of volunteer stewards in Portland area parks. Environmental Education Research DOI 10.1080/13504622.2014.964188.
*ESM Graduate student
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