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Meet new faculty member Ashley Helton

We welcome newly appointed Assistant Professor Ashley Helton to the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Helton is a Kentucky-native, and grew up playing outdoors at Land Between the Lakes. She received her BS in environmental studies from the University of Cincinnati, where she studied treatment systems for coal mine pollution. Ashley earned both […]

Scientists investigate effects of sea level rise on coastal wetlands

If you are heading to the beach this summer, you are likely to pass by coastal wetlands on your way to the shore. These wetlands vary from bottomland hardwoods to marshes to seagrass beds but all occur at the intersection of land and sea, where fresh water from land meets saline tidal waters. Coastal wetlands […]

Meet undergraduate Kira Dineen

Diagnostic genetic sciences major Kira Dineen is a master podcaster who has a weekly WHUS radio show called DNA Today. For four years, Dineen, a Brookfield resident and seventh semester senior, has talked about exploring the field of genetics through this show and a related website. Here is what she said about her experiences as […]

CAHNR in the news

Some of CAHNR’s people, places and programs made the news recently. The bolded topics are linked to media coverage. The roman text links go to additional information. UConn Today. 11-23-16. Interviewed Professor Michael Darre about the popularity of heritage turkey breeds for holiday meals. Darre is on the animal science faculty. The article also mentioned […]

CAHNR in the news

Some of CAHNR’s people, places and programs made the news recently. Select the bold text names to see the articles. The roman text links go to additional information. UConn Today. 9-29-16. Announced that the Litchfield County Extension Center building in Torrington was renamed in honor of the late state Senator M. Adela “Dell” Eads. See […]