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Florida Pilots Wildlife Governance Principles Workshop

Jan 20, 2016
For more information on an upcoming workshop click here.

Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) Western Field Representative Chris Smith, Dr. Dan Decker with Cornell University, Ann Forstchen with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) and Dr. Pat Lederle with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently completed the first Wildlife Governance Principles (WGPs) pilot workshop in Florida. Read more

Global Online Course

Jan 4, 2016
Starting Monday Feb.1 the Department of Natural Resources, Professor Marianne Krasny, will be leading a Global Online Course, Environmental Education: Trans-disciplinary Approaches to Addressing Wicked Problems. Read more

Mark Whitmore Earns Excellence in IPM Award

Nov 13, 2015
Mark Whitmore — a forest entomologist at Cornell University — has received an Excellence in IPM award from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYS IPM) at Cornell University. Whitmore’s work is built around classic IPM techniques: prevention and monitoring, biological controls — the predators and parasites of these two pests — and, if needed, low-toxicity pesticides.  Read more

Steven Wolf Leads New Semester Abroad Program in India

Nov 4, 2015
Steven Wolf, along with Rebecca Stoltzfus (nutritional sciences) and Andrew Willford (anthropology), leads a semester abroad program at the Nilgiris Field Learning Center in Tamil Nadu in southern India. The students, living and working with Cornell faculty, members of local communities and the staff of the partner nongovernmental organization Keystone Foundation, worked on learning modules, fieldwork and research devoted to environmental governance, health and nutrition, and waste production and management. Read more

Richard Stedman - CALS Rising Star Faculty Award

Oct 26, 2015
For Richard Stedman, associate professor of natural resources, a “sense of place” transcends nostalgia. It’s a measurable, predictable, potent driving force in how people respond to environmental and social change; it shapes public policy and resource management in crucial ways. His work has played a pivotal role in defining this area of inquiry. Read more

An Exhibit Collaboration Between DNR's Professor Kassam and the Johnson Museum

Oct 21, 2015
Transformations is about change in indigenous communities historically and contemporaneously. The objective of the exhibit is to engage students in addressing change among indigenous societies by transforming their perspective. The Exhibit is on view in the Johnson Museum's Study Gallery from October 20th to November 1st, 2015. Read more