Nicholas School Blogs

Community-based environmental management in action: Samish Indian Nation’s living shoreline

When I was applying to graduate programs, one of the things that drew me to the Nicholas School was the […]

Guest lecturer highlights ‘America’s dirty secret’

What makes a great guest lecturer? In past courses, guest lecturers meant an excuse to spend the entirety of the […]

CHP plant, spring revival?

What’s the update since the holiday season regarding the proposed Combined Heat and Power (CHP) natural gas plant? Before we […]

Who is Linda Behnken?

Linda Behnken says, “Small-scale fishermen are tremendously strong voices for sustainable fisheries. They’re people who care about having healthy oceans and productive fisheries to pass on to the next generation…And when people from rural communities lose access, they lose a way of life, they lose self esteem.”

The Magnolias have blossomed

Warm winters invite guilty pleasures.


I cannot help but think that, like humans, birds are happier when they are well fed. 

Snorkeling in Key West’s protected marine areas

snorkel, nature, florida

In mid-January, I hopped on a boat from a Key West, Florida, harbor with my colleagues from the Natural Resources […]

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