Environment

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on research into Connecticut’s deer and bobcat populations and distribution by Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE) Assistant Professor Tracy Rittenhouse and graduate student Jennifer Kilburn. The article also mention that another research scientist in NRE, Min Huang, is collecting data on birds for a whole year to update a […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on a study done with elephant and Weddell seals by a team that included the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science’s Assistant Research Professor Milton Levin. There was no evidence of damage to pulmonary tissues in the seals. See also R&D and Journal of Experimental Biology. Business Vancouver depicted and quoted Department […]

Graduate student intern studies Connecticut rain gardens to address storm water management in China and Japan

Linying Zhang, a Ph.D. student from Kyoto University in Japan, recently visited the College for a month-long internship on rain gardens and bioretention with Extension Educator Mike Dietz. Bioretention areas are swales planted with vegetation to collect and infiltrate storm water. The term bioretention area is used for larger engineered spaces, and smaller ones are […]