Graduate Student’s Research Earns National Recognition

June, 2009

Nick Stevenson

Nick Stevenson, a student in the Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy program, recently won the 2009 Student Poster Competition at the National Water Conference in St. Louis, MO, with his poster, “Changing Homeowners’ Lawn Care Behavior to Reduce Nutrient Losses in New England’s Urbanizing Watersheds: The Role of  Social Science.” Stevenson’s poster, which was selected from a field of nearly 40 posters submitted by master’s and doctoral students nationwide, highlights a multi-year project to protect water quality by reducing homeowners’ over-fertilization of lawns.

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