SES Assistant Professor Rachel Mitchell and her PhD student Ethan Taber gave a great interview this morning on KNAU about their work studying ecosystem recovery from wildfire. You can listen here!
Ecology & Conservation
CBS news recently profiled SES PhD student Chris Parish, who leads California Condor conservation efforts for The Peregrine Fund. While a graduate student, Chris established a non-profit organization working with hunters to voluntarily reduce the use of lead ammunition, a major source of morbidity in condors that affects wildlife everywhere. Check out the news broadcast here!
Climate Sciences and Solutions MS student Maya Shimoni won an award for her poster at the Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society (AIMS) this spring. Maya has been working in a microscopy lab to create very high-quality images of insects that allow for improved species identification. This identification work improves the ability of scientists… Read more
Across the Southwest, multiple Tribal Nations are working with the US Forest Service to strategize ways to protect and restore Emory oaks, a critical traditional food source that is vulnerable to drought and fire. One collaborator in this effort is SES plant ecologist Dr. Sara Souther, who recently co-authored a paper on the importance of ERead more
Dr. Clare Aslan is an Associate Professor in SES and co-director of the Center for Adaptable Western Landscapes. The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), a nonprofit organization that funds scientific research to help utility companies make sustainable decisions, has awarded Aslan and colleagues a $379,177 grant to study the potential for improving pollinator habitat in power line rights-of-way. The four-year… Read more
NAU SES Research Professor Sara Souther is working with Apache Elders and the US Forest Service to help restore Emory Oak groves. Learn more in this KNAU piece about the partnership!