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ESM End of the Year Celebration

ESM End of the Year Celebration
Friday, June 12th 1-3pm Smith Memorial Student Union Room 238 Awards, food and sashes.

Professor Morse Received a Prestigious Award

Professor Morse Received a Prestigious Award
The Ecological Society of America has honored Dr. Morse with the Mercer Award for 2015, for her contributions to a paper titled "Drought-induced saltwater incursion leads to increased wetland nitrogen export," published in Global Change Biology in 2013.

Integrating graduate teaching, research, and publishing

Integrating graduate teaching, research, and publishing
Graduate students and Dr. Granek in ESM's Journal Club course identified a major gap in the literature around management of novel ecosystems, which leads a peer reviewed journal publication.

Department Highlights

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

News

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.

Seminars

ESM/AESS Seminar Series SRTC B1-82, 3:00pm Friday

School of the Environment Speaker Series  CH 53, 4:00pm Tuesday

Department Events

June 12th 1-3pm, Smith 238 ESM End of the Year Celebration and Awards Ceremony

For upcoming events click HERE

 

ESM 2015 Spring E-Newsletter

ESM 2014 Winter E-Newsletter

Department Publications

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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