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EES Professor Frank Drummond Receives Award

Dr. Francis Drummond, 2013 Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award Entomologist Frank Drummond has been a member of the UMaine community for a quarter-century. He is a professor in the School of Biology and Ecology, and University of Maine Cooperative Extension. The breadth of his career is reflected in his research interests that range from […]

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Abigail Sullivan selected for the 2013 Edith Patch Award

EES Masters Student Abigail Sullivan has been selected for the 2013 Edith Patch Award.  The Edith Patch Award is given each year to graduate and undergraduate women in acknowledgement of distinguished work they have done while at the University of Maine, and in recognition of their promise for future contribution to the fields of science, […]

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Graduate Student Awards Presented in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

EES M.S. candidate Matthew Jones, School of Biology and Ecology has been awarded the Norris Charles Clements Graduate Student Award by the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. Congratulations Matthew! He was one of seven graduate students recognized by the College.  For the full list of awards, click here: http://umaine.edu/news/blog/2013/03/28/graduate-student-awards-presented-in-the-college-of-natural-sciences-forestry-and-agriculture/  

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BDN Publishes Op-Ed on Biofuels by UMaine Professors

The Bangor Daily News published an op-ed titled “Biofuels development in Maine: Using trees to oil the wheels of sustainability.” The article, which is part of a longer piece that appeared in “Maine Policy Review,” published by the University of Maine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, was written by EES Faculty members Caroline L. Noblet, […]

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Alyokhin Named to State Pest Control Council

Andrei Alyokhin, associate professor and graduate coordinator, University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology (and EES faculty), will be sworn as the member of the Governor’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Council March 26 in the Deering Building, Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources in Augusta. The IPM Council was established by the […]

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Heavy Metal Movers

Juvenile wood frogs emigrating from their birthplaces in vernal pools into the terrestrial ecosystem may transfer mercury they accumulated during larval development into the food web, according to a team of University of Maine researchers. The team, led by U.S. Geological Survey and UMaine wildlife ecologist Cynthia Loftin (and EES Faculty member), conducted its study […]

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NSFA Graduate Students to Showcase Research

Graduate students in the University of Maine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture will showcase their research at a free public Graduate Students Research Awards Competition from 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, in Room 57 of Stodder Hall. EES Grad Students Jennifer McCabe, Binod Neupane and Matthew Jones will be among the students […]

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UMaine Researchers Find Wood Frogs May Transport Mercury into Food Web

Juvenile wood frogs emigrating from their birthplaces in vernal pools into the terrestrial ecosystem may transfer mercury they accumulated during larval development into the food web, according to a team of University of Maine researchers. The team, led by U.S. Geological Survey and UMaine wildlife ecologist (and EES faculty member) Cynthia Loftin, conducted its study […]

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UMaine-based Maine EPSCoR “Sustainable Maine” Episodes to Air

Three new episodes in the “Sustainable Maine” series will premiere beginning on Sept. 27 and in the coming weeks on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN). The Season 2 episodes are part of a continuing partnership between Maine EPSCoR at the University of Maine and MPBN. The series takes a look at Maine’s involvement in […]

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