Research & Innovation

Jul 9, 2018

Can citizen science reverse the extinction of experience?

Caren Cooper, Research Associate Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, finds that citizen science programs can help participants foster a stronger relationship with the natural world around them.

Jul 2, 2018

How Changes in Water Quality Today Impact Sustainability Tomorrow

Dr. Marcelo Ardón aims to understand the human and natural processes influencing salinization of surface waters and its impact on farmlands, water sources, forestry plantations and other coastal resources.

Jun 22, 2018

10 Things You May Not Know About Our Coasts

Research about historic sites and climate change by Erin Seekamp, Associate Professor of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, is included in this countdown by USGS Climate Adaptation Science Centers.

Jun 18, 2018

Spatial patterns of development drive water use

Ross Meentemeyer, Director of the Center for Geospatial Analytics publishes research about integrating spatial patterns to make planning for water use more efficient.

Jun 7, 2018

Study Finds Aromatic Herbs Lead to Better Parenting in Starlings

New research by Caren Cooper, Research Associate Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, suggests that the presence of aromatic herbs in the nest leads to some improved parenting behaviors in European starlings.

May 30, 2018

Washington Post Video: How coyotes conquered the continent

Watch Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor Roland Kays explain the range history of the coyote, revealing it's ecology of predation and evolution through hybridization.

May 29, 2018

Connecting Power and Place

New research by Assistant Professor Bethany Cutts combines spatial analysis and interviews to help watershed planners better understand the social vulnerability of communities across time and space.

May 25, 2018

How Coyotes Conquered the Continent

Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor Roland Kays helped produce a comprehensive range history of the coyote that reveals it's ecology of predation and evolution through hybridization.

May 24, 2018

Divergence of species responses to climate change

In a recent study, Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor Kevin Potter finds that moisture availability may impact forest ecosystems more than temperature when it comes to climate change.

May 23, 2018

How Coyotes Conquered the Continent

Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor Roland Kays helped produce a comprehensive range history of the coyote that reveals it's ecology of predation and evolution through hybridization.