News & Events

EES Director Nelson Featured in UMaine Today

EES Director Sarah Nelson’s research was featured in the latest issue of UMaine Today Magazine. The Article “A century in Acadia” highlights Nelson’s Dragonfly Mercury Research Project. In fact, each of the research projects featured in the article are the work of EES affiliated faculty.  Read and enjoy! A century in Acadia

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NSFA Accepting Scholarships for 2017-2018 Academic Year

The 2017-2018 College of Natural Sciences, Forestry & Agriculture scholarship is now active. The link to the application is below. https://umaine.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8crCp3peq8i9mAt Please distribute to your students. Applications are due March 24th.

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EES Has Moved!

EES has moved to a newly renovated office space in 101 Nutting Hall. In addition to this development, Dr. Amanda Klemmer joined our staff in September and is teaching EES 490: Seminar in Ecology and Environmental Sciences and BIO 319: General Ecology. Dr. Klemmer is currently working with EES Director Dr. Sarah Nelson on the […]

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EES 217 Acadia Lessons Project

  The first weekend of November EES undergraduate students stayed at the Schoodic Education and Research Center at Acadia National Park for a 2.5-day intensive hands-on field research experience. After conducting their research on a small stream watershed, they presented their findings on whether changes in hydrology and road crossings are affecting connectivity of the […]

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EES Announces Leadership Changes

As of September 1, 2015,  three core staff members left their respective roles in EES: Aram Calhoun, Lindsay Seward, and John Daigle. For the last four years, Aram was a tireless advocate for EES programs and students. Under Aram’s tenure as EES Director, EES launched a new program with a centralized office to manage and […]

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Sonja Birthisel Selected for Prestigious Correll Fellowship

Sonja Birthisel, a Ph.D. student advised by Dr. Eric Gallandt in the School of Food and Agriculture, has been selected for the prestigious Correll Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. The $25,000 award includes a 12 month stipend of $19,500, a tuition waiver of up to 19 credits and full health insurance during the 2015-2016 academic […]

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New Undergraduate Course Added for Fall 2015

New Course for Fall! EES 217: Acadia Lessons Project: Field Problems in EES This course is an intensive hands-on field research experience for EES majors. EES undergraduates will stay at the Schoodic Education and Research Center at Acadia National Park for a 2.5-day weekend program that will immerse them in Acadia’s rich science and cultural […]

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Leahy and Vivian Inspiration for Bucksport Wood Bank, Ellsworth

The Ellsworth American reported Paul Hansen, a Bucksport real estate agent, and several volunteers have secured the town’s permission to start a wood bank at the municipal transfer station. The wood bank would work similar to a food pantry by providing firewood to those who can’t afford or chop it themselves, according to the article. […]

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