DNR Professor Jim Lassoie recently awarded two Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grants for projects working with Ruth Sherman, Research Associate/Natural Resources, and Professor Wendy Wolford, Development Sociology. See all Recipients/ProjectsRead more
DNR Graduate student Laura Martin published review paper in the journal 'Trends in Ecology and Evolution' serves as a call for research in the emerging field of indoor biome ecology and evolution. Read more
Cornell has joined a national online education effort designed to help public garden educators transform their natural assets into community resources for scientific knowledge and social change The first online class co-hosted by Cornell, "EECapacity for Public Garden Educators", wrapped up last month. Read more
Director of Conservation Science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and DNR Associate Professor Amanda Rodewald writes in The Hill about the Open Science Movement — a scientific revolution that aims to make research and data widely accessible to all sectors of society. Read more
A new finding using data collected over the summers of 2013 & 2014 at Shoals Marine Lab could give insight into how sea creatures first made the transition to land, according to research by Cornell undergraduate Noah Bressman '16.
A team headed by Angela Fuller, leader of the New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell, is joining local efforts in Ecuador to help design a socio-ecological corridor that could help save endangered, threatened and endemic species in that country’s Andes region. Read more
DNR doctoral candidate Amy Lee Hetherington, the lead author of a study in the journal Ecological Modelling, reports that by the end of the century temperatures in Oneida Lake - New York state’s largest interior lake - will likely be higher by about 6 degrees Fahrenheit ... enough to remove oxygen from its bottom waters, alter its species composition and eradicate its remaining cold water fish species. Read more
WSYR TV, Syracuse, speaks to Lars Rudstam regarding a new study revealing the waters in NY's Oneida Lake are becoming warmer due to climate change and the expected shift in the bass and walleye population of the lake. Read more