Regional

GL climate change
Jul 21, 2022
Michigan has long offered a near-endless number of natural resources to enjoy each summer—and a thriving tourism industry to prove it. But like with the rest of the country, and planet, the effects of climate change not only loom in the distance, but are here and causing real challenges to our ecosystem, and the outdoor recreation it provides, right now. 

Global

Professor Rosina Bierbaum participates in 62nd meeting of the GEF Council
Jun 23, 2022
The 62nd meeting of the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF Council) discussed the negotiations of the eighth replenishment of the GEF Trust Fund (GEF-8) at its meeting in McLean, Virginia, on June 21-23, 2022.

National

wind energy
Aug 10, 2022
Across the United States, local wind and solar jobs can fully replace the coal-plant jobs that will be lost as the nation's power-generation system moves away from fossil fuels in the coming decades, according to a new University of Michigan study led by SEAS Assistant Professor Michael Craig.

Alumni in the News

Landscape Architecture alum Matthew Bertrand: Rain gardens, community and Friends of the Rouge
Jul 14, 2022
Growing up in Tucson, Arizona, may have been an unlikely start for a leading rain garden designer. But perhaps that’s what inspired Matthew Bertrand (MLA ’17) to devote his career to the care and management of water. Bertrand is the Senior Restoration Coordinator at Friends of the Rouge (FOTR), a nonprofit organization that works to restore, protect, and enhance Metro Detroit’s Rouge River.