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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June 22: “Changing climate, Changing forests” Talk by Lindsey Rustad

The Center for the Environment and Plymouth State’s Museum of the White Mountains are co-hosting a talk on June 22, 2016 at 4:30 – 5:30 pm by Lindsey Rustad on “Changing climate, Changing forests: Linking global and local perspectives on how a changing climate sculpts forests of New Hampshire.” Lindsey is a research ecologist with […]

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Upcoming Research Presentations

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 10, 12:30 pm, Frost Commons: Sophia Scott, Knowledge into action: Water quality, risk, local ecological knowledge, and decision making in Maine and New Hampshire’s surfing population […]

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Register Now for the NH Water & Watershed Conference

Plymouth State’s Center for the Environment Hosts 2016 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference March 18 Plymouth, N.H. – In the past 100 years, the northeastern United States has experienced a 50 percent increase in annual precipitation. The frequency of extreme precipitation events in the region is projected to more than double by the end […]

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Spring 2016 Environmental Science Colloquium

Please join us for the Spring 2016 Environmental Science Colloquium. The Colloquium series is for students, faculty, and the public and we invite all to come hear the latest on environmental research and topics of interest to our region. Talks are at 4 pm in Boyd Science Center, Room 001. We look forward to seeing […]

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Environmental Science & Policy Teaching Assistant Positions

Plymouth State University (PSU), Plymouth, NH, is inviting applications for its MS program in Environmental Science and Policy (ES&P). We offer expertise in areas such as watershed ecosystems, hydrology, climate change, ecological economics, landscape ecology, and land use planning. Our curriculum emphasizes the relationships between science and policy, decision making for social and ecological sustainability […]

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Contact Us

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