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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Melanie Perello Awarded International Phycological Society’s Paul C. Silva Grant

February 24th, 2015 by blyndes Plymouth, N.H.– A Plymouth State University graduate student has received a prestigious grant to study water quality in New Hampshire’s Ossippee and Squam Lakes. Melanie Perello, a second-year student in PSU’s Environmental Science and Policy program, is the inaugural recipient of the International Phycological Society’s (IPC) Paul C. Silva grant. This […]

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CFE Celebrates Winter

Each year at Plymouth State University, winter is celebrated with Winter Carnival. For a day in February, students, faculty and staff enjoy a day of being outside and having fun in the snow. It is great time to spend time with each other in a relaxed setting, practice winter sports, and just have fun.

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Student Posters Win at NHANRS Meeting

Graduate students Chelsea Berg and Jennifer Bell attended the 2015 New Hampshire Association of Natural Resource Scientists (NHANRS) 2015 Annual Meeting in January where they presented posters on their research as part of a student poster competition. Jen was awarded first prize and Chelsea won second prize in the poster competition. The students also had […]

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Students Present at ACES Conference

In December, two graduate students, Chelsea Berg and Jonathon Loos,  attended an ACES, A Community on Ecosystem Services Conference in Washington DC entitled Linking Science, Practice, and Decision Making.  The week-long conference was packed with amazing presentations about ecosystem services work around the globe. Jonathon Loos presented his thesis work on incorporating ecosystem services into […]

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Spring 2015 Environmental Science Colloquium

The Center for the Environment is hosting The Environmental Science Colloquium this spring. 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. Jan. 28: […]

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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