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
Environment & Society
Read more at NAU News: Northern Arizona University economics professor Julie Mueller is a principal investigator on a grant from the National Science Foundation aimed at increasing knowledge and solutions around the unique problems pandemics present to rural areas.
Mueller, who has an 80 percent appointment in the Franke College of Business and a 20 percent appointment in the School of Earth… Read more
Research featured in NAU News today shows that homeowners in Flagstaff value the kind of forest restoration that leads to decreased risk of forest fires. Julie, Mueller, Abe Springer, and Ryan Lima explain their approach.
From the NAU News article: “Mueller, whose research regularly looks at the economic value of forests and restoration, said this particular study is informing a research… Read more