Extension

UConn owns a verdant natural resource

UConn is home to diverse facilities and resources including its own 2,100-acre forest. This significant land area, called the UConn Forest, serves as a teaching tool for students and professionals, a place for environmental and land-use research and a peaceful recreation area for outdoor enthusiasts. It also has important roles as a key watershed protection […]

CAHNR in the news

Runner’s World interviewed Luke Belval about hydration and what to drink when exercising. Belval is a graduate student in kinesiology and director of research at the Korey Stringer Institute. CT Post quoted Department Head and Associate Professor Assistant Director Bonnie Burr about the interest in growing hemp and medical marijuana in Connecticut. Burr is part […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today ran an article about Associate Professor Jessica Lubell‘s research in the cultivation of hemp for medical purposes. The article said that Lubell, a member of the plant science and landscape architecture faculty, developed a way to maximize the production of Cannabis sativa female flowers, which produce significantly higher quantities of cannabinoids than male […]