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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2017 NH Water & Watershed Conference

March 24, 2017 at Plymouth State University Planning is underway for the 10th Anniversary of the New Hampshire Water & Watershed Conference on March 24, 2017 at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH. Each year, this popular event addresses current issues around our water resources and watersheds. The conference will feature a plenary speaker, approximately […]

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The arrival of spring is changing in New Hampshire

Spring is but a distant memory but in a few months, as winter fades, temperatures will rise, ice will melt and frost heaves will buckle our roads.  Scientists refer to the transition from winter to the growing season as the “vernal window” and a new study shows it’s changing. New Hampshire researchers investigating how climate […]

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Fall 2016 Environmental Science Colloquium

The Center for the Environment announces speakers for the Fall 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 science topics of interest to our region. The Colloquium presentations are held at 4-5 pm in Boyd Science Center, Room […]

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Two Master’s students Awarded Plan NH Scholarships

Plymouth State University students Carolyn Greenough and Laura Getts have been awarded 2016 Plan NH scholarships. Plan NH’s Scholarship and Fellowship Program recognizes and honors outstanding New Hampshire students who are interested in aspects of the built environment and its impacts on the social, economic, and/or environmental capital of a community. Both Greenough and Getts are graduate […]

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June 22: “Changing Climate, Changing Forests” Talk by Dr. 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 Dr. Lindsey Rustad on “Changing Climate, Changing Forests: Linking global and local perspectives on how a changing climate sculpts forests of New Hampshire.” Rustad is a research ecologist […]

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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