Robin and Tom Gavin (Professor Emeritus) recently returned from a month-long visit to Taiwan. Tom was invited by his former grad student, Hsiao-wei Yuan, to participate in the 6th annual Biodiversity, Agriculture, and Culture of Taiwan (BACT) course. The course is for undergraduates and lasts four weeks. Students heard numerous lectures from faculty at National [...]
Daniel Decker, chair of the Human Dimensions Research Unit, will co-chair a Special Session at the 78th North American. He and Ann Forstchen of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will be facilitating this session entitled Do Public Trust Responsibilities Really Matter? This conference will be held March 25-30, 2013. Visit the Wildlife Management [...]
DNR lecturer Jim Tantillo has been named executive director of Orion, The Hunters’ Institute. Orion, The Hunters’ Institute is an organization that provides leadership on ethical and philosophical issues related to fair chase and responsible hunting. To see the full press release, visit Orion, The Hunters’ Institute website.
The framing for the new classroom is up: The framing has started on the ground floor, this picture is looking south west: The foundation waterproofing is complete and the terracing outside the southeast offices is in place. Each terrace will be [...]
Marianne Krasny’s Paper: Social Learning as an Approach to Environmental Education: Lessons from a Program Focusing on Non-Indigenous Invasive Species was the feature article in this month’s Finger Lakes Institute Newsletter.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology staff member Jennifer Shirk is the first author on a recent Ecology and Society Paper. The paper is titled Public Participation in Scientific Research: a Framework for Deliberate Design. Click here to view the whole paper. Abstract: “Members of the public participate in scientific research in many different contexts, stemming from [...]