Spring 2017: ESRM 459 Yellowstone class

Are you interested in traveling to Yellowstone National Park over spring break?  Want to see wolves, explore US National Park Service management, put your GIS and wildlife skills to work, or catch a bald eagle?  If so, then you may be interested in taking ESRM 459 with Professors John Marzluff, Aaron Wirsing and Monica Moskal.
To be considered for the class, please email Dr. 

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – W.F. Thompson Award for Best Student Paper Published in 2015

W.F. Thompson Award for Best Student Paper
Published in 2015
Nominations are open for the W.F. Thompson Award, which will be given by the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB) to recognize the best student paper in fisheries science published during 2015.
The award will consist of a check for up to $1000 as determined by the Board of Control, a certificate and a one-year membership in AIFRB at an appropriate level. 

Mortar Board Membership Applications Due by February 24th, 2017

The University of Washington’s Tolo Chapter of Mortar Board is currently inviting students in their junior year (or equivalent in credits) and seniors with a graduation date no sooner than the end of fall quarter of 2017 to apply for Tolo Chapter’s 2017/2018 class.
Mortar Board is a national honor society recognizing college seniors for their exemplary scholarship, leadership, and service. 

Internship: Science Job & Internship Fair – Wednesday, February 1st, 2-5pm

Hello Huskies,
Are you an undergraduate science student at the UW – physical sciences, biological sciences, environmental sciences, ChemE or BioE, social sciences, and looking for a part-time, full-time, and/or an internship opportunity?  You don’t want to miss the annual Science Job & Internship Fair!
Seattle Campus Science Job & Internship Fair
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
2:00-5:00pm, MGH Commons 

Hawaii cetacean survey invitation

Aloha colleagues,
The Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, in partnership with the Southwest Fisheries Science Center, will be conducting an EEZ-wide survey in Hawaii (main and northwestern Hawaiian Islands) for cetaceans in the summer and fall of 2017. The Hawaiian Islands Cetacean and Ecosystem Assessment Survey, or HICEAS, will take place on seven 25-30 day legs on 2 ships (R/Vs Oscar Sette and Reuben Lasker) from July to December 2017. 

Let’s Talk: drop-in consultation with counselor

What is Let’s Talk?
Let’s Talk is a program that connects UW students with support from experienced counselors from the Counseling Center and Hall Health Center, without an appointment. Counselors hold drop-in hours at two sites on campus.
Talking with a counselor can help provide insight, solutions, and information about other resources.
Let’s Talk drop-in visits are:

No appointment necessary

Winter Quarter 2017 Let’s Talk schedule 

Job posting: Fisheries Biologist

Job Description – Fisheries Biologist
FOCUS:  Restoration monitoring and evaluation
LOCATION:           CFS Watershed Sciences Lab, Issaquah, WA
Overview:  Cramer Fish Sciences (CFS) is a fisheries consulting firm that conducts research and monitoring throughout the Pacific Northwest and California. Our mission is to rigorously apply the scientific method to afford our clients innovative, scientifically robust solutions to address a variety of fisheries and environmental challenges.  

Internship: 2017 USC Summer REU Program

Dear students,
Are you looking for a summer research internship studying ocean, coastal or environmental science? I invite you to check out the University of Southern California’s Summer REU program. Undergraduate students in this summer program spend 10 weeks (June 5 – August 11, 2017) at the Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island to conduct mentored summer research projects related to marine science. 

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Spring Quarter 2017

Hello SAFS Undergraduates:
Chris Grue is recruiting a select group of undergraduates from SAFS or SEFS to assist with the development of a functional predation test using Chinook salmon smolts and smallmouth bass to confirm the safety of a new herbicide for the control of Eurasian watermilfoil.  Students will assist with (contribute to)  the design of the test and validating the test using the facilities at the SAFS aquatic facility (hatchery).  

Job Posting: Beach Naturalist at the Environmental Science Center

Position Description: Environmental Science Center Beach Naturalist
The Environmental Science Center (ESC) is a non-profit organization, offering quality, experiential environmental education programs at local beaches, streams, forested areas, and in classrooms throughout South King County. We are currently hiring Beach Naturalists for our spring 2017 Beach Heroes Programs, to take place at Seahurst Park in Burien.
The Beach Heroes program introduces students to the local Puget Sound beach habitat and the organisms that live there. 

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