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Sarah Gould wins Opperman Award for Staff Advocacy

Feb 15, 2018
Known widely for her respect and support for staff, Sarah Gould, senior administrative manager for the Department of Natural Resources, became the second recipient of the Opperman Award for Staff Advocacy. Gould received the award at a ceremony Feb. 8 in Emerson Hall. Read more

Cornell, DEC launch new hemlock pest biocontrol lab

Dec 1, 2017
Cornell and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced the creation of a new biological control lab on campus to protect the state’s ecologically important hemlock trees.
The lab, headed by Cornell forest entomologist Mark Whitmore, will research and rear biological controls to slow the spread of hemlock woolly adelgids, invasive pests that threaten trees in roughly half of New York’s 62 counties and in more than 15 other states. Read more