Student Farm Initiative Check-In
April 5, 2016
An upcoming “Student Farm Community Check-In” will inform students, administrators, faculty, staff and community members about recent developments in the Student Farm Initiative and seek collaborative input about the future of the student farm. The event will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, in 110 Henderson Building.
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Eastern U.S. forests more vulnerable to drought than before 1800s
March 9, 2016
Over thousands of years, most forests in the eastern United States evolved with frequent fire, which promoted tree species and ecosystems that were both fire and drought resistant. In little more than a century, humans upset that balance, suggest researchers, who blame the change, in part, on the well-meaning efforts of Smokey Bear.