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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MS ES&P Alumna Jamie Sydoriak Featured on Plight of the Grassland Birds

Jamie Sydoriak, a 2014 graduate of PSU’s MS in Environmental Science & Policy program, is featured in the New Hampshire Public Televisions documentary on Plight of the Grassland Birds, which will air on October 8 at 9 pm. While at PSU, Jamie worked with CFE and advisor Len Reistma on a project with the Vermont […]

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Fall 2015 Environmental Science Colloquium

The Center for the Environment is hosting The Environmental Science Colloquium this fall. 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 […]

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New England Surfers Care about Water Quality, According to Preliminary Survey Data

New England Sustainability Consortium Media Release Contact: Evelyn Jones, NH EPSCoR, evelyn.jones@unh.edu Up and down the Maine and New Hampshire coastline researchers from Plymouth State University have been on a summer “surfari”, scouring beaches and vigilantly watching for primo weather forecasts. They want waves (not just ankle biters). Because they know when the surfs up, […]

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Michele Pruyn

After a long illness, Michele Pruyn passed away on July 17, 2015 surrounded by family and friends. Michele was an Associate Professor of Plant Biology and an affiliate faculty member in the Center for the Environment. Prior to coming to PSU in 2006, Michele earned her PhD in Wood Science and Forest Science from Oregon State University, […]

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STEM-Health Camp

5th Annual STEM-Health Camp at White Mountains Community College: Exploring Temperature and Links to Human Health White Mountains Community College and the North Country Health Consortium recently held the 5th Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) – Health camp in Berlin, NH in June. STEM – Health camp is a project-based camp for students […]

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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