Conservation ecologist Stephen Morreale, senior research associate and adjunct associate professor in natural resources, administers the partnership with Earthwatch on behalf of Cornell with funding from Muriel K. Horacek in honor of her late husband, Fred Horacek ’51. This is the first year of the partnership program between Cornell and Earthwatch. Read more
Hundreds of Cornell alumni and students participated at 40 sites across the country earlier this month to connect and make a difference as part of the Public Service Center’s Cornell Cares Day. Read more
Active, immersive, hands-on, experiential learning is one of the best ways to recruit and retain students in STEM fields, and Cornell's Shoals Marine Laboratory has been doing it for 50 years. Click here for more info!Read more
Endangered leatherback sea turtles are known for their open-ocean migratory nature and nomadic foraging habits – traveling thousands of miles. But along the Mozambique coast, sometimes they stay in place. Read more
Keith Tidball, Director of New York Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN), and a Senior Extension Associate in the Department of Natural Resources, took part in a disaster response and relief simulation exercise, using an Ag Sentinel dashboard, which is an online disaster response tool administered By EDEN. Read more
The College of Agriculture and Sciences (CALS) has established a new faculty fellowship in fisheries and aquatic sciences, named for Dwight A. Webster, the renowned professor of fishery biology who laid the groundwork for what has become the Adirondack Fishery Research Program.
The program is directed by Cliff Kraft ’75, associate professor of natural resources. A faculty member will be hired to fill the faculty fellowship, which is funded by private donors and through CALS funds. Read more