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Don't close the door on open science

Mar 18, 2015
Director of Conservation Science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and DNR Associate Professor Amanda Rodewald writes in The Hill about the Open Science Movement — a scientific revolution that aims to make research and data widely accessible to all sectors of society.  Read more
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Climate change likely to alter NY’s Oneida Lake by 2099

Mar 5, 2015
DNR doctoral candidate Amy Lee Hetherington, the lead author of a study in the journal Ecological Modelling, reports that by the end of the century temperatures in Oneida Lake - New York state’s largest interior lake - will likely be higher by about 6 degrees Fahrenheit ... enough to remove oxygen from its bottom waters, alter its species composition and eradicate its remaining cold water fish species. Read more
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Guest column in The Hill by DNR Assoc.Professor Amanda Rodewald

Feb 19, 2015
DNR Associate Professor Amanda Rodewald's article, "National and Environmental Security, Two sides of Same Coin" (It’s an analysis of how our nation’s national and environmental security are becoming one-and-the-same) was published as a guest column with The Hill, an insider Washington DC newspaper.  Read more
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New Book by Marianne Krasny and Keith Tidball

Feb 16, 2015
"Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Group Up" (MIT Press), a new book by DNR Professor Marianne Krasny and DNR Senior Extension Associate, Keith Tidball, draws on research in social capital and collective efficacy, ecosystem services, social learning, governance, social-ecological systems, and other findings in the social and ecological sciences to investigate how people, practices, and communities interact.  Read more

Woodswoman Fund honors LaBastille - inspires future women scholars

Feb 4, 2015
The estate of Anne LaBastille '55, Ph.D. '69 has established the Woodswoman Scholarship Fund to provide financial assistance to female doctoral students with demonstrated need who study conservation or natural resources. On Nov. 19, professors, students and admirers gathered in Fernow Hall for a special presentation to commemorate LaBastille’s life and announce the creation of this self-sustaining fund. Read more