About CFE

Center for the Environment: Environmental scholarship informed by the world with a regional focus and local engagement.

Squam LakeThe Center for the Environment at Plymouth State University addresses fundamental environmental issues in northern New England through scientific research, education, and collaboration. We engage on and off campus partners in projects using science-based knowledge to promote informed decision making. CFE provides future educators, researchers, and leaders with a comprehensive environmental education that includes real-world research experience, an understanding of how the natural and built environments are integrated, and knowledge of the community we live in and the economy in which we participate.

Recent News

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Mark Green Studies Benefits of Reduced Road Salt

PLYMOUTH- Reducing the use of road salt through research, citizen science, and innovative technologies may soon protect public health and water resources while saving municipalities money. After a long winter, summer is especially sweet and thinking about winter road salt is not appealing. But increasingly, the use of road salt as a deicer is jeopardizing […]

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Student Research Presentations

This spring, a number of students are completing the Master of Science degree. As part of their degree requirements, the students are presenting their research. Please join us for these presentations! May 5 – 9:30 am – Boyd 001: Jen Bell, Testing the Floristic Quality Assessment as an Indicator of Human Disturbance in Forested Wetlands […]

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Research Grants Awarded to Melanie Perello

Melanie Perello, a second-year graduate student in PSU’s Environmental Science and Policy program, has been awarded research grants from the Geological Society of America (GSA) and Sigma Xi. She is also the inaugural recipient of the International Phycological Society’s (IPC) Paul C. Silva grant. These grants are supporting Perello’s Master of Science thesis research which […]

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Shannon Rogers is Speaker at Newfound Business Summit

Newfound Business Summit Sets Stage for Economic Master Plan By Boyd Smith, Newfound Lake Region Association On Monday April 13, 2015 more than forty attendees generated a soft roar of energetic conversation in the usually quiet Minot-Sleeper Library as they waited for the first Newfound Business Summit to begin. The purpose of the Summit was […]

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Art from Environmental Data

The Lamson Learning Commons at PSU is hosting an exhibit, Art from Environmental Data, from April 4th – June 26th, 2015. The exhibit is located on the main level of Lamson. Please join us for the opening reception and gallery talk on Tuesday, April 21st, 4-6 pm. The exhibit is coordinated by Mark Green and PSU’s […]

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January 9th, 2013 by Michael

Center for the Environment

Plymouth State University
Samuel Read Hall Building, 2nd Floor
MSC #63, 17 High Street
Plymouth, NH 03264

phone (603) 535-3179
fax (603) 535-3004