News & Events

EES Director Aram Calhoun to Discuss Vernal Pool Conservation

Department of Wildlife Ecology & Ecology and Environmental Sciences Program present… Aram J.K. Calhoun  University of Maine Professor of Wetland Ecology and Director of Ecology & Environmental Sciences Program Vernal Pool Conservation: Merging Science and Policy Monday, November 25th Room 204 Nutting Hall 12:00 PM Please contact Kris Hoffmann (kristine.hoffmann@maine.edu; 978.660.7991) to make arrangements to […]

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News: Spring 2014 Courses

EES Students and Advisors should be aware of several classes being offered Spring 2014 that will be of interest to EES undergraduates. EES 200: Introduction to Safety and Environmental Management EES 450: Principles of Environmental Science with Prof. Bruce Wiersma (PDF) EES 397/EES 590-002: The Camden Conference The Global Politics of Food and Water EES […]

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Within Reach: Journey to Find Sustainable Community

EES Presents Within Reach: Journey to Find Sustainable Community November 6, 2013 100 Nutting Hall 3:00 – 4:45 p.m. Discussion with film producer and co-cyclist Amanda Creighton immediately following the film. WITHIN REACH explores one couple’s pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars and traditional houses […]

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AP Reports on Research into Superstorm Sandy’s Effects on Tidal Marshes

The Washington Post, Boston Herald, Wall Street Journal, Newsday and Portland Press Herald were among several news organizations to carry an Associated Press article on research being conducted by the University of Maine, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, University of Connecticut and University of Delaware on the effects of Superstorm Sandy on plant […]

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Alex Bajcz Selected for 2013-2014 Correll Fellowship

Alex Bajcz, a Ph.D. student advised by Frank Drummond, has been selected for the prestigious Correll Fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year. The Correll Fellowship includes a 12 month stipend of $19,500, a tuition waiver of up to 19 credits and full health insurance during the 2013-2014 academic year. While the Faculty Council was impressed by […]

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EES Faculty Frank Drummond in the News

EES and SBE Professor Frank Drummond was featured in an article about pollination of Maine’s wild blueberry fields in the Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sharon-kitchens/maines-wild-blueberry-crop_b_3429059.html

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Mo Correll Delivers 2013 Commencement Speech

EES Ph.D. Candidate and Graduate Student Government President Mo Correll delivered the Commencement Speech at the May 2013 Graduate Hooding Ceremony. The text of her speech is below. Hello graduates! I am honored to be here with you all today. I speak to you as president for the graduate student government; I am also a […]

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Sydney Cheney Secures Stantec Internship

Sydney Cheney, EES 2014, is one of three UMaine undergraduates participating in the Stantec Consulting Internship for the Summer and Fall 2013.  Syd will serve as a Wildlife Biology Field Intern for Bird and Bat Monitoring where she will  conduct one or more types of wildlife surveys at an operational wind project.  The position requires […]

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EES 400 – Senior Capstone Poster Presentation

Attention all EES Faculty & Students!   Please support the EES Senior Capstone Students as they present their professional posters. EES 400 – Senior Capstone Poster Presentation DATE: Thursday, May 2nd TIME: 12:30 – 1:30 pm LOCATION: Nutting Hall – Room 102

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First Annual Stantec Consulting Scholarship Awarded to Top Students

Five EES students were awarded the Stantec Consulting Scholarship in recognition of their scholarly achievements. Katherine Bickford, Margaret Hoyt, Audrey Maddox, Aron Nichols, and Sarah Watts were recognized at awards ceremonies in their advisors’ home departments as well as the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture Annual Awards Banquet on April 17. The Stantec […]

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