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CAHNR in the news

Professor Emeritus John Clausen of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment was named in UConn Today as part of a team of faculty members and students who created a new environmental literacy general education requirement that ensures students graduate having taken at least one three-credit course anchored to environmental topics. CT Mirror published […]

Urban agriculture program brings new farmers and fresh produce to underserved Connecticut communities

This article first appeared in UConn Today, August 30, 2019. It’s a warm summer Saturday, and Partha Loor has come to the Danbury Farmer’s Market to sell the produce she and the other members of UConn Extension’s urban agriculture program harvested the day before. Customers cluster around the tables bearing mounds of eggplants, beets, cabbages, […]

CAHNR in the news

Science Daily reported that a recent study found that a forest’s structural complexity is a better predictor of carbon sequestration potential than tree species diversity. Robert Fahey, an assistant professor in natural resources and the environment, was a collaborator on the study, which may have implications for the mitigation of climate change. UConn Today also […]