School of Natural Resources and Environment

  1. January 20, 2016

    Minority, low-income neighborhoods targeted for hazardous waste

    Minority and low-income neighborhoods and communities in transition are disproportionately targeted for hazardous waste sites and other polluting facilities, U-M research concludes.

  2. December 1, 2015

    Innovative gardens help manage stormwater, beautify Detroit

    A U-M pilot project shows how vacant property in Detroit can be converted to “bioretention gardens” that help manage stormwater drainage while beautifying neighborhoods.

  3. September 16, 2015

    $3M to aid study of Detroit River phosphorus, green infrastructure

    A $3 million grant from the Erb Family Foundation will allow the U-M Water Center to study the Detroit River’s contributions to Lake Erie algae blooms.

  4. August 17, 2015

    U-M’s Saginaw Forest offers adventure, beauty and escape

    While Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum offer a satisfying Ann Arbor nature experience, lesser-known Saginaw Forest, on the city’s west edge, offers a more untamed adventure.

  5. August 11, 2015

    U-M part of new network to build sustainable, livable cities

    U-M is one of nine research universities in a new international effort, funded by a $12 million National Science Foundation award, to build better cities of the future.

  6. April 15, 2015

    SNRE professor will become school’s interim dean

    Professor Daniel G. Brown will serve as interim dean of the School of Natural Resources and Environment beginning June 1. The Board of Regents approved his appointment Thursday.

  7. November 10, 2014

    Students create comprehensive Detroit greenhouse gas inventory

    Student researchers from U-M have compiled the first comprehensive inventory of greenhouse gas emissions in Detroit.

  8. November 3, 2014

    Environmental influences on autism is focus of $1.6M federal grant

    University researchers will use a new $1.6 million federal grant to probe potential social and environmental links to autism, collecting location-specific information from tens of thousands of affected individuals and their families nationwide.

  9. February 7, 2014

    U-M ecologists: No magic bullet for coffee rust eradication

    Spraying fungicide to kill coffee rust disease, which has ravaged Latin American plantations since late 2012, is an approach that is “doomed to failure,” according to University of Michigan ecologists.