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Study of Plant Tolerance to deer

Dec 5, 2014
Rampant deer have long been munching away on forest plants and altering ecosystems, but new evidence suggests some plants are evolving tolerance to being eaten. Read more
Fernow Hall at night

Fernow Hall Rehab featured in Architect

Nov 19, 2014
Fernow Hall's rehab was recently featured in Architect Magazine.  Showcasing the renovation in photos, Architect makes note of the large team led by di Domenico + Partners, as well as Fernow's LEED Gold Certification,  sustainable initiatives, and the care taken to blend both the new and the old.  Read more
Jim Lassoie

Jim Lassoie honored for excellence in teaching

Nov 6, 2014
Jim Lassoie, Professor of Natural Resources, was among a small group of regional recipients of this year’s Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards For Food and Agricultural Sciences,  presented at the 127th Association of Public and Land-grant Universities annual meeting. Read more
Dr. Tom Gavin

Tom Gavin teaching in Taiwan

Nov 4, 2014
Dr. Tom Gavin, Professor Emeritus, just returned from Taiwan, where he spent two weeks teaching at National Taiwan University (NTU) at the invitation of his former student, Hsiao-wei Yuan.  There were also several field trips with the class and grad students to visit various projects, visiting sites where conflicts arise between land use, mainly agriculture, and conservation of biodiversity. Read more
Amanda Rodewald

Amanda Rodewald addresses threat of bird extinctions

Sep 30, 2014
In a recent editorial piece for The Hill entitled “Avoiding the path to zero”, Amanda Rodewald addressed the ever-present threat of bird extinctions. Amanda Rodewald is the director of conservation science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, faculty fellow at Cornell University’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, an associate professor in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University, and a Robert F. Schumann Faculty Fellow. Read more