Archive for August, 2015

ESP doctoral candidate presents during an educational cruise

ESP doctoral candidate Michelle Ryan gave a presentation during the annual Friends of Mason Neck State Park Eagle Cruise on the Occoquan River on Saturday, July 18, 2015. During her presentation, Michelle spoke about her doctoral research involving the non-native freshwater snail (Bellamya spp.) found within the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers, and took questions from […]

New HWC book edited by ESP faculty and PhD alumni has been published

Congratulations to Prof. Chris Parsons (Associate Professor, ESP) and Megan Draheim (PhD, EVPP, 2012) on being co-editors of a new book recently published by Oxford University Press, UK. Human-Wildlife Conflict Complexity in the Marine Environment Edited by Megan Draheim, Francine Madden, Julie-Beth McCarthy, and Chris Parsons 978-0-19-968714-5 | Hardback | 30 July 2015 Oxford University […]

PhD graduate wins best paper by a student award at BOTANY 2015

The 2015 A. J. Sharp Award for the best paper presented by a student at the¬†American Bryological and Lichenological Society annual meeting was recently announced in Edmonton during BOTANY 2015 conference. The winner was chosen by a team of judges assigned by the Executive Committee. The winner for 2015 is: Manuela Dal-Forno (Department of Environmental […]