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Soucy et al. Publish Findings on Climate Change Risk Perceptions

The state of Maine is particularly sensitive to climatic changes given its high percentage of forested lands and socio-economic dependence on natural resources. Understanding the determinants of climate change risk perceptions among forest resource stakeholders is critical to eliciting broad support for adaptation. In this article just published in Society & Natural Resources, UMaine researchers Alyssa […]

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Coordinator Sought for Enhancing Conservation Science Program

Program Coordinator, Enhancing Conservation Science Dr. Sandra De Urioste-Stone (of the Center for Research on Sustainable Forests) at the University of Maine is seeking applicants for a five-year National Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Coordinator position to work on a recently funded National Science Foundation project to develop an interdisciplinary graduate program on resilient ecological conservation […]

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UMaine Receives $2.9 Million Grant from NSF Research Traineeship Program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Traineeship Program (NRT) announced today a $2.9 million grant to Dr. Sandra de Urioste-Stone, Assistant Professor of Nature-based Tourism at the University of Maine, to lead an interdisciplinary team of UMaine faculty (from the Center for Research on Sustainable Forests [CRSF]; Department of Communication and Journalism; Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and […]

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Emmy Award Winning Documentary “Green Fire” to be Presented in Nutting Hall

Greenfire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time Showing: April 9, 2018 5:00 pm, 100 Nutting Hall Discussion with Narrator Dr. Curt Meine : April 10, 2018, 100 Nutting Hall The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology, School of Forest Resources, and Center for Research on Sustainable Forests present a showing of Green […]

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Maine BPL Releases State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan for 2014-2019

The Bureau of Parks and Lands has just released the Maine State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) to guide Maine’s outdoor recreation priorities for 2014-2019. The report was highly informed by an outdoor recreation survey conducted by CRSF-affiliated faculty and students in UMaine’s School of Forest Resources. For more information on the SCORP report as […]

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