Achievements

Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students.

Faculty Kerry Byrne Environmental Science & Management

Kerry Byrne was awarded a research grant of $45,982 from the US Dept of Fish and Wildlife to study Applegat's milkvetch.

Submitted: October 29, 2018

Faculty Kerry Byrne Environmental Science & Management

Kerry Byrne was awarded funding by the RSCA program for her research project entitled "Experimental Restoration Method for Novel Nitrogen-Enriched Plant Communities at Lanphere Dunes, Arcata, CA."

Submitted: October 29, 2018

Faculty Bill Trush Environmental Science & Management

Bill Trush presented a talk entitled "Developing Ecological Flow Criteria for the South Fork Eel River" at the annual meeting of the California Chapter of the Society for Freshwater Science in Davis, CA on Oct 24th.

Submitted: October 29, 2018

Staff Emily Cooper Environmental Science & Management

Emily Cooper (HSU River Institute Research Scientist) presented a talk entitled "Quantifying Ecological Risk in the South Fork Eel River" at the annual meeting of the California Chapter of the Society for Freshwater Science in Davis, CA on Oct 24th.

Submitted: October 29, 2018

Student Brian Murphy Environmental Science & Management

Won first place in student research at the North American Cartographic Research Society Annual Conference in Norfolk, VA with his map about the growth of the Hobet coal mine in West Virginia over 40 years, illustrating how the practice of mountaintop removal and valley fills creates unmitigable impacts to nearly all aspects of the geography, from geology and hydrology, to human health and economic development.

Submitted: October 26, 2018

Faculty Craig Benson Environmental Science & Management

Keynote Speaker presented "Saving Soil, Saving Culture" at AUSIECA/NZHIT Conference in Christchurch, NZ

Submitted: October 22, 2018

Faculty Jenn Tarlton Environmental Science & Management

Jenn Tarlton has been recognized as the National Association of Interpretation Region 9 Interpreter of the month. It was posted in the Feb 2018 edition of Further WestWinds which will be available here: https://nairegion9.wordpress.com/member-services/further-westwinds-archive/

Submitted: February 6, 2018

Student Monique Silva Crossman Environmental Science & Management

ESM graduate student Monique Silva Crossman was awarded the Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology (COAST) Graduate Student Research Award. This award will support Monique's research that explores the effects of manual and mechanical Ammophila arenaria removal techniques on coastal dune plant communities and dune morphology.

Submitted: January 19, 2018

Student Lara Jansen Environmental Science & Management

ESM graduate student Lara Jansen was awarded the Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology (COAST) Graduate Student Research Award. This award will support Lara's research that explores the effects of dam-regulated flow on primary and secondary productivity in the upper Eel River.

Submitted: January 19, 2018

Student Monique Silva Crossman Environmental Science & Management

Monique Silva Crossman, NR graduate student working with Dr. Alison O'Dowd, presented her research at the California Invasive Plant Council Symposium in Palm Springs, CA on Oct 25, 2017. The title of her poster was "Effects of manual and mechanical removal of Ammophila arenaria on coastal plant communities and dune morphology."

Submitted: October 30, 2017

Student Lara Jansen Environmental Science & Management

Lara Jansen, NR graduate student working with Dr. Alison O'Dowd, presented her research at the California Chapter of the Society for Freshwater Science meeting in Davis, CA on Oct 25, 2017. The title of her talk was "Integration of Western Science and Indigenous Science to Inform Management of the Upper Eel River." Lara's co-presenter was Leke Hutchins, a UC Berkeley undergraduate who participated in HSU's Rroulou'sik REU program last summer.

Submitted: October 30, 2017

Student Diana Martinez Environmental Science & Management

Diana is one of 20 students selected nationwide for the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, which exposes early-career college students to the field of environmental conservation through research, leadership and professional training. Doris Duke Scholars participate in an intensive eight-week summer course integrating conservation leadership and research experiences, then the following summer pursue conservation internships in small groups at nationally recognized conservation organizations and agencies. In September Diana ran a workshop entitled “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Conservation & the Outdoors” at the Uplift Climate Conference in Moab, Utah. conservationscholars.ucsc.edu

Submitted: October 26, 2017

Faculty Jeff Dunk Environmental Science & Management

Jeff Dunk coauthored a paper entitled "First-year dispersal of Golden Eagles from natal areas in the southwestern United States and implications for second-year settling" in a special issue (dedicated to Golden Eagle studies) of the Journal of Raptor Research.

The paper can be found at: https://doi.org/10.3356/JRR-16-80.1

Submitted: September 18, 2017

Student Mikayla Kia Environmental Science & Management

Environmental Science & Management Student Mikayla Kia was awarded a $1,500 MapWorks Scholarship for her achievements using the MapWorks program. For more about the program, and Mikayla's achievements, "follow this link.":http://skyfactor.com/news/2017-mapworks-scholarship/

Submitted: September 5, 2017

Student Meredith Garrett Environmental Science & Management

Environmental Science and Management senior Meredith Garrett was chosen to serve as an intern for U.S. Congresswoman Nanette Barragan this past summer in Washington, D.C. through the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's highly competitive Congressional Internship Program. http://chci.org/alumni/internships/2017/Summer/meredith_garrett/. For more information about (and to apply to) this program, visit this link ... http://chci.org/programs/internships/

Submitted: August 25, 2017

Student Irene Vasquez Environmental Science & Management

Graduate student Irene Vasquez was chosen as a Switzer Environmental Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year. The national fellowships are highly competitive. Each year, 20 promising environmental leaders are awarded $15,000 each to complete master’s and doctoral degrees in New England and California to advance their skills and develop their expertise to address critical environmental challenges.Vasquez's research seeks to implement a management regime for restoring plants important for cultural preservation in Yosemite National Park. More details are available "here":http://users.humboldt.edu/steve.martin/graduateStudents_IreneVasquez.ht….

Submitted: May 11, 2017

Faculty Bill Trush Environmental Science & Management

Congratulations to Bill Trush, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Environmental Science & Management and Co-Director of the HSU River Institute for receiving the “Golden Pipe” award from the Salmonid Restoration Federation at their recent annual meeting in Davis, CA. The Golden Pipe is an award for innovators in the salmon restoration field. https://www.calsalmon.org/about/awards/golden-pipe-award

Submitted: April 6, 2017

Faculty Steve Martin Environmental Science & Management

Steve Martin had a peer-reviewed article titled 'Real and Potential Influences of Information Technology on Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness Experiences and Management' published in the Journal of Park and Recreation Administration.

Submitted: March 22, 2017

Faculty Alison O'Dowd Environmental Science & Management

Dr. Alison O'Dowd recently published a paper in the journal 'Anthropocene' entitled: Wildfire, water, and society: Toward integrative research in the 'Anthropocene.'

Submitted: November 10, 2016

Faculty Steven Steinberg Environmental Science & Management

Steven Steinberg, Ph.D., GISP, Adjunct Professor of Geospatial Sciences, has been invited as the keynote speaker for GIS Day on Wednesday, November 16 at Shasta College in Redding.

He will be presenting: A Geospatial Journey...or how I discovered GIS and made a career of it (and you can too)!

When: 6:00pm
Where: Shasta College, Room 804, 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003

For more info Contact: Dan Scollon, (530) 242-2314

Submitted: November 7, 2016