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5 DNR Faculty Members Awarded Academic Venture Fund Money

Jun 19, 2015
The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future just announced the 2015 Academic Venture Fund selections. Eleven proposals were selected, for total funding of $1.2 million. The multidisciplinary researchers come from 20 departments and six Cornell colleges. The following researchers from our department were awarded funding in this year’s competition: Timothy Fahey, Karin-Aly Kassam, Amanda Rodewald, Matthew Hare, and Rebecca Schneider.
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Civic Ecology in broken places - Joplin, MO

Before and after of tree
May 22, 2015
Four years after a deadly tornado struck Joplin MO, in a newly released MIT Press blog post, Keith Tidball reflects on his work rebuilding after the devastation, and how principles of civic ecology were demonstrated in the aftermath.  Read more

All-white sturgeon netted in Black River Bay

white sturgeon head
May 11, 2015
According to Tom Brooking, DNR sturgeon expert with Cornell's Biological Field Station at Shackelton Point, ​an all-white sturgeon recently caught by NYSDEC workers was probably partially albino. Read more