During September 2022, the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program partnered with four municipalities to deliver the
Community Canopy Program, where 525 trees were given to 260 residents of Barre, Burlington Lyndon, and Windsor. Continue reading “Community Canopy Program Offers Free Trees as Climate Impact Strategy”
Community Development and Applied Economics Professor
Chris Koliba announced a new grant from NOAA via the University of Alabama, to develop a Water Hazard Forecast Design Center. CALS faculty will be mounting national surveys, gaming and simulation projects, and regional-scale focus group work across the country. Continue reading “NOAA Grant Awarded for Water Hazard Forecast Design Center”
A conceptual model of global climate change-induced changes in air temperature and precipitation that directly influence external nutrient loading from the watershed, and indirectly influence internal lake bottom sediment loading of legacy nutrients.
Community Development and Applied Economics Professor Asim Zia is receiving media coverage after the publication of a research paper entitled, “Climate Change-Legacy Phosphorus Synergy Hinders Lake Response to Aggressive Water Policy Targets.” The research investigated the impacts that climate change is having on the ability to meet water quality standards in Lake Champlain. Continue reading “Research on Climate Change and Lake Champlain’s Legacy Phosphorus Published”
PBIO 290 students, instructor Laura Hill, Intervale Center’s Duncan Murdoch, and Intervale Center volunteers.
The Plant Biology Department inaugurated a new summer internship. This internship program engages students in local community projects that address issues in sustainability and the environment, specifically related to climate change mitigation and adaptation using plants.
Continue reading “Plant Biology Department Inaugurates New Summer Internship”
CALS and Extension faculty, staff and students are making headlines for their commentaries, research findings, as subject matter experts, and for outreach collaborations. Below is a collection of recent stories.
Continue reading “March 2022 CALS in the News”