On November 13th, 2015 the event Challenges to the Catskills Forests: Understanding Issues, Moving Towards Solutions program will take place at the Windham Mountain Resort in Windham, NY.
Meet Cornell's Natural Resource professionals who will provide insight into multiple forest issues. You may read more about the program and register online here. Read more
Engaged Cornell has awarded its inaugural Engaged Curriculum Grants to 18 projects initiated by faculty across the university. Professor Jim Lassoie, from the Department of Natural Resources was one of those 18. Engagement in rural Ecuador: The undergraduate major in international agriculture and rural development will be strengthened with expanded long-term international opportunities. Read more
In an ongoing battle to save the ecologically important hemlock forests, Cornell University researchers have high hopes for a new weapon against menacing woolly adelgids: silver flies from the Pacific Northwest. Read more
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. Read more
Marianne Krasny's OpEd in The Guardian speaks to the natural cycle of chaos and rebuilding as people in the communty reclaim and repair broken places after devastating riots, war, natural disaster and economic & environmental decline. Read more