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Mark Whitmore Named Conservationist Of The Year

Jun 15, 2016

The Finger Lakes Land Trust today announced it has presented its Conservationist of the Year Award to forest entomologist Mark Whitmore. Each year, the Land Trust recognizes an individual with a special commitment to conservation at its annual meeting held each spring.

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Protecting the environment is critical for a stronger America

Jun 1, 2016

DNR's Professor Amanda Rodewald recently wrote an article that was featured in The Hill. "Gutting environmental protections is risky for our economic and physical well-being. Republicans and Democrats should work toward a budget that allows our economy and our environment to prosper." 

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DNR doctoral student selected to receive 'Early Career Achievement Award'

May 10, 2016

Nirav Patel, a DNR doctoral student and member of Human Dimensions Research Unit (HDRU) has been selected to receive ‘Early Career Achievement Award for 2016’ in undergraduate Biology teaching at Cornell University. He will be honored with the teaching award, which exemplifies teaching excellence, character, service, and advocacy for students enrolled in the core biology instructional program at Cornell. He was also the 2015 selected finalist for ‘The 2015 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award, 2015’( Association of American Colleges and Universities) and nominated from DNR for the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society Fellow, 2016. More recently, Nirav was the featured graduate student given his work with CU-CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning) at Cornell.

Earth Day: Civic Ecology

Apr 25, 2016

MIT Press Blog piece for Earth Day by Marianne Kransy, a professor in the Department of Natural Resources.

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Here's the Catch

Apr 7, 2016

An article written for the periodiCALS highlights the work of both Lars Rudstam, director of the Cornell Biological Field Station at Shackelton, and a professor of Natural Resources, as well as Nina Therkildsen, an assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resources, revolving around monitoring fish populations, environmental changes, invasive species, and Genomics.

Professor Kassam and Team Aid Mountain Societies Facing Climate Change

Mar 23, 2016

An international team of scientists – led by Cornell professor of Natural Resources, Karim-Aly Kassam – will help communities in Asia’s Pamir Mountains recalibrate their seasonal-indicator ecological calendars to reckon the future effects of climate change. To read the complete article in the Cornell Chronicle.

Update: 13 April 2016 story published in the Earth & Space Science News: Villages Must Recalibrate Time to Survive in the Pamir Mountains.