Palm Sunday Connection: Deforestation in Belize
As a class project in Professor Evans' Conservation Biology course this semester, we are studying how the demand for palm leaves by churches on Palm Sunday has created a market for illegally harvested palm leaves from the rain forests of Belize and leading to deforestation and land degradation.
Island Ecology Program graduates publish paper
Three graduates of Sewanee's Island Ecology Program are co-authors on a new paper recently published in the open-access journal called Natural Resources.
New field study course offered this spring and summer: Iceland
Dr. Russell Fielding is leading a two-part course exploring the effects of climate change and natural hazards in Iceland.
OESS to manage the University Farm and the Greater Domain
The University has recently expanded the Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability under Assistant Provost Jon Evans to oversee management of the outer Domain and the University Farm as part of the University's strategic vision for environmental education.
Sewanee Bees Produce a Sweet Treat for the Farm
After several months out in the fields pollinating, our honey bees produced enough honey for us to harvest. Click here to read about it and see some pictures!
Classroom to Farm, Farm to Table
Senior Farm Intern, Elizabeth Sega, gives an insight about her involvement with agriculture at Sewanee.