Over the course Spring 2014 ES&P seniors helped the town of Haverhill advance their desire to improve recreational opportunity. Student reviewed the town’s master plan and meet with the town administrator to identify an existing need that could be addressed with the student’s skills and resources. The students then created aand designed informative signage for a local conservation area, Kinder Forest. Both efforts aimed to cultivate stewardship and increase awareness and enjoyment of the rich natural resources of the region. View the full Haverhill Brochure here!
“Meat Production, Processing and Market Demand in New Hampshire,” a research project facilitated by CRP, exploring whether New Hampshire residents raising livestock would be well served by a state certified meat processing plant, has gained national attention in recent weeks. The research team is lead by Rachelle Lyons and includes two student researchers, Jessica Wilhem and Taylor Dillingham. The article has been picked up by the associated press and newspapers nation wide! Here is a link to the article published in The Republic, of Columbus Indiana!
In January 2014 Plymouth State University’s Center for Rural Partnerships traveled to Acadia National Park with a group of students to search for snowy owls and collect data for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s eBird program.
Field experiences like this provide a unique opportunity for students to conduct actual field work and discover what is like to work as an Environmental Scientist. Campus videographer Jeremy Gasowski, accompanied by student assistant Roy power, joined the FEP to document the expedition. Watch the video to learn more!