Trent Alvey: Art Frequency

Art Frequency: Trent Alvey uses science and curiosity to create The Westminster Review, March 2017 by Rachel Terran (’18)   Round River board member Trent Alvey was featured in the Spring 2017 issue of The Westminster Review.  Trent studied art and communication at Westminster (’87), and received the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award.  Below is an…

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Historic Gift from Tompkins Conservation Helps Chile Protect 10 Million Acres as New National Parks

In a ceremony in Chile’s Pumalín Park, American conservationist Kris Tompkins (left) and Chilean president Michelle Bachellet announced the historic expansion of Chile’s national parkland by 10 million acres.  Photograph by Jimmy Chin (National Geographic) Historic Gift from Tompkins Conservation Helps Chile Protect 10 Million Acres as New National Parks Pumalín Park, Chile – March…

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Insights from Inuvialuit Comanagement Efforts

Photo credit: Will Tyson Using social-ecological systems theory to evaluate large-scale comanagement efforts: a case study of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region Ecology and Society 22(1):5. New journal article by William Tyson, Round River staff member and alumnus ABSTRACT Comanagement efforts are increasingly tasked with overseeing natural resource governance at a large scale. I examine comanagement of subsistence…

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Save the Yellowstone Grizzly Campaign

A star-studded coalition of scientists, authors, movie stars and conservationists has launched a media campaign and petition to convince President Barack Obama to take executive action, overruling an agency proposal to take the Yellowstone grizzly bear off the Endangered Species list.   Esteemed scientists Jane Goodall, George B. Schaller, Michael Soule, and Edward O. Wilson…

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Northern Gateway pipeline approval overturned

Northern Gateway pipeline approval overturned Federal Court of Appeal finds Canada failed to consult with First Nations on pipeline project By Jason Proctor, CBC News Posted: Jun 30, 2016 9:44 AM PT Last Updated: Jun 30, 2016 2:07 PM PT The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned approval of Enbridge’s controversial Northern Gateway project after finding…

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