Natural Resources & the Environment

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Tree Hugger: Alyssa Cleland Learns the Arborists’ Ropes

One of few females in the field, Alyssa Cleland soars to new heights in her training to be a licensed arborist

Young Black girl using a metal watering can to water purple flowers.

Recalling the Past to Shape the Future: A Podcast on Environmental Injustice

Recent graduate Meg Sanders ‘22 (CAHNR) created a podcast to show just how connected environmentalism is to other societal issues

UConn’s Gilman Scholars Samantha Valle ’24 (CLAS), Marissa White ’25 (CAHNR), Geraldine Uribe ’23 (CLAS), Guerlina Philogne ’24 (CLAS) (BUS), Rose Pacik-Nelson ’23 (CLAS), and Grace Coburn ’23 (CLAS) posing in the lobby at UConn Hartford.

UConn Produces An All-Time High 17 Gilman Scholars

Each Gilman Scholar is required to complete a service project upon their return from studying abroad in their campus or home community

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Reflecting on the Impact of Conservation Training Partnerships

While UConn’s unique Conservation Training Partnerships program has concluded its five-year run, the environmental projects it inspired and relationships it established continue to support Connecticut communities

CAHNR Honors Sandy Bushmich’s Decades of Service to the College

The College celebrates Bushmich's transformational leadership and dedication to an inclusive student experience

UConn Ph.D. student Raul Flamenco.

An Unapologetic Love of Nature

How representation helped set a UConn Ph.D. student on the path to rediscover his truest self

Kristen Govoni Appointed Associate Dean of CAHNR Academic Programs, Director of Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture

A three-time UConn alum, Govoni brings extensive teaching and research experience to this leadership role

UConn Supports Connecticut’s Greenhouse Industry – An Integral Part of Agriculture

Through research and extension outreach, UConn supports the state's greenhouse industry and its $390 million annual economic impact

ACORN Helps Connecticut Use GPS Faster and More Accurately

ACORN uses cutting-edge positioning technology to provide centimeter-level accuracy for CTDOT and other projects in the state.

UConn Team Impresses in EPA RainWorks Challenge with Eco-Conscious Redesign of Avery Point Campus

The team presented a redesign of the Avery Point campus that uses native plants and green infrastructure features to mitigate the effects of stormwater pollution on the terrestrial and marine ecology of Long Island Sound