UW School of Forest Resources E-news
April 2011

Welcome from the Interim Director

Tom Hinckley

Welcome to spring! SFR’s classes are in full swing, with many planned field trips that enable our students to fully experience the fantastic outdoor laboratory we enjoy here in the Pacific Northwest.  The season of spring celebrates new growth and change, and the year 2011 also promises to be a year of growth, change and celebration. More...

In the Spotlight

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Pack Forest: a Center for Student Learning & Collaborative Research
In 1926, an East Coast lumberman's bequest bought 334 acres of forest near Eatonville, Wash., and created a UW resource for research and demonstration. Today the forest, now 4,300 acres, provides students, faculty, professionals and the public valuable educational and research opportunities. More...

Recent Discoveries

Professor John Marzluff

Crows & Humans: Evolving Together
Professor John Marzluff has long been fascinated by the amazing feats of crows and ravens and how they've adapted to cohabit with humans. Now he is blending biology, conservation and anthropology to understand if and how human and animal cultures have co-evolved, and in the process has made some surprising discoveries. More...

School News

Search for permanent director, new endowments created, new faculty welcomed, visitor news, book news, general news and more. See what we've been up to.

Letter from FRAA President

Ara Erickson

Welcome to spring from the Forest Resources Alumni Board! The Indian plum is leafing out, the cherry blossoms are beginning to share their beauty and the field season is starting in full force for many students, staff, faculty and alumni in our various research projects, jobs and hobbies. More...

Alumni Profile

Nalini Nadkarni

Nalini Nadkarni: Reaching the Canopy,
Engaging the Public
Nalini Nadkarni, ’83, has spent nearly three decades climbing the trees of Costa Rica, Papua New Guinea, the Amazon and the Pacific Northwest, exploring the world of animals and plants that live in the canopy, and how this part of the forest interacts with the world on the ground. More...

Did You Know?

SFR is celebrating the United Nations "International Year of Forests." Find out more.

In the Media

Read who's making news in the School of Forest Resources.

Facts and Figures

Learn about the Rare Plant Care and Conservation program.

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Pride Point

For the 18th year in a row, the UW takes the top spot among primary-care medical schools nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report. More...

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