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Sarah Nelson’s Research featured in Park Science

EES Faculty member Sarah Nelson is part of a nationwide research project that trains and engages citizen scientists to participate in National Park research. In particular, participants are collecting dragonfly larvae for analysis of mercury. The data are being used to test mercury contamination throughout the National Park System. This work is featured in the […]

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EES Research Awards RFP

EES is currently accepting applications for the Ecology & Environmental Sciences Research Awards. The deadline is December 1, 2014 at 4 p.m. We are accepting grant proposals from current students to support research or conference travel or direct research costs. Please direct your questions to John Daigle, EES Graduate Coordinator at jdaigle@maine.edu.  

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EES Undergraduate Research Awards RFP

The EES program is accepting grant proposals from current undergraduate students to support travel to research conferences during the current academic year. Please see the attached RFP for more information. The application deadline is January 23, 2015. For more information, please download our application: EES Undergrad Research Awards Fall 2014-15 RFP (PDF) We look forward […]

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EES Senior Sabrina Vivian and EES Faculty Jessica Leahy Author Op-Ed

EES Senior Sabrina Vivian has been working with EES and SFR faculty member Jessica Leahy on a wood bank research project. An Op-Ed co-written by Vivian and Leahy was published in today’s issue of the Bangor Daily News. To read the article: http://bangordailynews.com/2014/11/10/opinion/how-wood-banks-could-help-mainers-avoid-an-eat-or-heat-dilemma/ Great work, Sabrina!

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Help Fund Climate Change Research in the Falkland Islands

Assistant Professor of Paleoecology and Plant Ecology Jacquelyn Gill announced the launch of her Experiment.com campaign to crowd-fund upcoming research to the Falkland Islands in December. This initiative is led by two of her graduate students, Dulcinea Groff (PhD in EES and IGERT student) and Kit Hamley (MS in Quaternary Studies and CCI Fellow). They […]

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Course is filled. Please check back next year!

EES 475: Field Studies in Ecology (3 credits): PERU! Instructors:         Aram Calhoun, Mac Hunter, Lindsay Seward                                                         Study sunny South American tropical ecosystems over the cold, dark Maine winter. We will visit one of most diverse regions in the world in the western Amazon rainforest. We will zip-line through the canopy, canoe through flooded […]

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Spring Break 2015 –Peruvian Amazon!

EES 475: Field Studies in Ecology (3 credits): PERU! Instructors:         Aram Calhoun, Mac Hunter, Lindsay Seward                                                         Study sunny South American tropical ecosystems over the cold, dark Maine winter. We will visit one of most diverse regions in the world in the western Amazon rainforest. We will zip-line through the canopy, canoe through flooded […]

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EES Fall 2014 Seminar Series Announced

Friday, September 26 at 12 p.m., 107 Norman Smith Hall Dan Murphy, University of Cincinnati Engaging Future Vulnerability and Adaptation Using Landscape-scale Iterative Scenario-Building Co-sponsors: Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, Dept. of Anthropology, Climate Change Institute   Monday, October 20 at 3 p.m., 107 Norman Smith Hall Dave Owen, University of Maine School of Law […]

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EES Announces Fall Seminar Series

Friday, September 26 at 12 p.m., 107 Norman Smith Hall Dan Murphy, University of Cincinnati Engaging Future Vulnerability and Adaptation Using Landscape-scale Iterative Scenario-Building Co-sponsors: Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, Dept. of Anthropology, Climate Change Institute   Monday, October 20 at 3 p.m., 107 Norman Smith Hall Dave Owen, University of Maine School of Law […]

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Vernal Pool Conservation

Vernal Pool Conservation Monday, July 14th, 2014 A new article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) documents nearly 15 years of vernal pools research and management by the University of Maine’s Aram Calhoun who is leading an interdisciplinary team at the Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI), a program of the Sen. George […]

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