“Phoenix residents are willing to pay for forest restoration projects that protect the Salt and Verde watersheds, but they value some benefits of restoration more than others.” Read more about the latest School of Earth & Sustainability water research at KNAU.
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Take a video trip out to the Grand Canyon with School of Earth & Sustainability hydrogeologist Abe Springer! Featured in NAU News.
This summer, NAU’s Dr. Laura Huenneke began her term as President of the world’s largest society of ecologists, after her election a year ago. As Laura explains in the ESA press release, the job is not just about keeping things running smoothly: “[w]e live in an increasingly complicated and interconnected world that requires sound ecological science to improve management of the human and… Read more
Rivers in the Southwest are increasingly intermittent: flowing when it’s wet, but converted to a series of isolated pools when it’s dry. This has major effects on the types of aquatic plants and animals that live in and near rivers. As part of a new $3 million NSF grant, Ben Ruddell and Abe Springer are working to develop a smartphone app… Read more