March 2012

March 30, 2012

Conservation, sustainability and the great outdoors were center stage as Bill Taylor and Jordan Pusateri Burroughs chatted with Kirk Henize and Russ White from Greening of the Great Lakes radio show.


March 23, 2012

By analyzing vegetation information collected by satellites over time instead of for just one day, scientists in the Michigan State University Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability (CSIS) have developed a novel procedure to assess the composition of plant species in an area.


March 15, 2012





Three CSIS doctoral students, all in Fisheries and Wildlife, have been honored for their work this spring.


March 12, 2012

Edmund Morris, awarded the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for his biography "The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt," will speak at 3 p.m. Monday, March 26, in the Kellogg Center Big Ten Room C.

Morris will deliver “'I am Sorry the Trees Have Been Cut Down,' Theodore Roosevelt the Conservationist," reflecting on the development of Roosevelt’s conservation vision which was the first glimmers of sustainability as a goal of natural resources management.


March 2, 2012

Kelsey Schlee, a zoology senior, will assess inland fisheries in some of the world’s most renowned rivers thanks to The William W. and Evelyn M. Taylor Endowed Fellowship for International Engagement in Coupled Human and Natural Systems.

The award provides $10,000 toward her studies.

Schlee is in the Lyman Briggs College with a science, technology, environment and public policy specialization. She is expected to graduate in May.