Dr. Falkowski contributes to a USDA project

ESS’ newest faculty member, Dr. Michael Falkowski, is contributing to a USDA project, The Sage Grouse Initiative to better target invasive species that are damaging sage grouse habitat and associated rangeland. He has created a Tree Canopy Cover layer of their new interactive online map, which shows where conifers are degrading sagebrush, and where predators might be lurking in Western states.

Laituri encourages participation in Jefferson Science Fellowship

Professor Melinda Laituri recently completed a year as a Jefferson Science Fellow in Washington D.C. working as a science advisor for U.S. Foreign policy to the US. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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2015 Woman of Vision

ESS affiliate faculty member Jill Baron has been named 2015 Woman of Vision by   Colorado Women of Influence -- congrats Jill! Thank you for your work at NREL, with ESS, and for championing women in science! The full article can be found here.