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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New Habitat Guidelines for Six Species of Eastern Wildlife

The American marten, Bicknell’s thrush, Canada warbler, rusty blackbird, scarlet tanager and wood thrush – six beleaguered northeastern forest animals – should get a boost from a new series of publications explaining how best to create and manage habitat for them. Guidelines for Managing Habitat for Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need describe landscape and […]

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MS Thesis Defenses in May 2017

Over the next few weeks, students will be giving presentations about their research projects. Please join us for the following talks and learn more about our students’ work. May 3, 12 pm at Frost Academic Commons: Carolyn Greenough – Understanding how stakeholders value scenic views: Lessons from the Lakes Region and White Mountains of NH […]

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Environmental Science and Policy Students Host Science Brew Café

On May 8th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. experts in the fields of sociology, forestry, and economic development will participate in What’s In Store for Northern New Hampshire — a science café at Biederman’s Deli and Pub on Main Street in Plymouth.  The event will focus on the changing trends within forest management and their impacts […]

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Spring 2017 Environmental Science Colloquium

The Center for the Environment announces speakers for the Spring 2017 Environmental Science Colloquium. The Colloquium series is for students, faculty, and the public and we invite all to come hear the latest on environmental science topics of interest to our region. The Colloquium presentations are held at 4-5 pm in Boyd Science Center, Room […]

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Graduate Student Carolyn Greenough Receives Award at NALMS International Symposium

Center for the Environment graduate student Carolyn Greenough was awarded a Judy Connor Student Award honorable mention for presenting an outstanding poster at the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) 36th International Symposium in Banff, Canada on November 1-4, 2016. Each year NALMS judges student posters and presentations given at the Symposium and awards are given to […]

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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