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.

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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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Squam Lakes Watershed Plan

The Center for the Environment is partnering with the Squam Lakes Association on developing a new Squam Lakes Watershed Plan. In 1991, the New Hampshire Office of State Planning completed a Squam Lakes Watershed Plan. At that time, this effort was to serve as a model management plan for New Hampshire’s lake watersheds. Now, 25 […]

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Plymouth State Partners with White Mountains Environmental Groups in Climate Change Research

January 11th, 2016 by blyndes Hydrologist Dan Evans installing instruments at the top of the Eddy Flux tower. Mark Green photo. PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Standing high above the hardwood tree canopy of the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, a steel tower glistens in the sun. Scientific instruments mounted to the top of the 110-foot structure work non-stop, gathering […]

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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