View this email in your browser

See more on
October 12, 2022

Why should we protect nature?

As some scientists view the current rate of wildlife loss as the sixth mass extinction, a researcher considers the value of biodiversity and its protection.

Locations of rare species identified

Researchers are using new modeling techniques to locate areas where threatened species exist outside of conservation areas.

Fewer hunters hurt deer management

The decline in hunters requires new white-tailed deer management strategies to keep the animal's population in a healthy range.

Maintaining habitat for bee health

Large tracts of land with natural grasses and flowering plants may improve bee health by mitigating the detrimental effects of climate change.
Erika Machtinger, ​Jesse Kreye, and their team are studying how prescribed fires impact wildlife stress and how that stress may increase tick populations.
Build, connect, and grow with us:
 Blog  Podcast
 Twitter  Jobs

Event Highlights

A Conversation with His Excellency Saad Sherida Al Kaabi
October 14, 2022
Materials Day 2022
October 20–21, 2022
Webinar: High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometry—Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality Applications
October 25, 2022
Fall 2022 Water Community Event
October 25, 2022


Research Technologist: Soil Science
Open Position
Assistant Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics
Open Position
Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research
Deadline: October 19, 2022
Landscape Scale Restoration Grant Program 2023 Northeast and Midwest
Deadline: November 10, 2022
Call for members of the science definition team for the Arctic-COLORS field campaign
Deadline: December 2, 2022
Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment

The Connection is a weekly email newsletter published by the Institutes of Energy and the Environment.
Copyright © 2022 Institutes of Energy and the Environment, All rights reserved.

Want to change how you receive email communications from IEE?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from all email communications.