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Spring 2021 Capstone Symposium: May 26

The Program on the Environment will host the Spring 2021 Capstone Symposium on Wednesday, May 26, online.  All are welcome to attend and support students as they present on the culmination of their hard work over three quarters. 

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April 12-16: Capstone Conversations

Everyone is welcome to attend one or more of the Capstone Conversations (CapCon) scheduled during the week of April 12-16. During these sessions capstone students host small group discussions to share about their experience. 

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Autumn 2020 Capstone Symposium: December 2

The Program on the Environment will host the Autumn 2020 Capstone Symposium on Wednesday, December 2, online.  All are welcome to attend and support students as they present on the culmination of their hard work over three quarters. 

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Spring 2020 Capstone Symposium: May 27

The Program on the Environment will host the Spring 2020 Capstone Symposium on Wednesday, May 27, online.  All are welcome to attend and support students as they present on the culmination of their hard work over three quarters. 

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Autumn 2019 Capstone Symposium: November 20

The Program on the Environment will host the Autumn 2019 Capstone Symposium on Wednesday, November 20, in the Fishery Science Building.  All are welcome to attend and support students as they present on the culmination of their hard work over three quarters. 

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Spring 2019 Capstone Symposium: May 29

The Program on the Environment will host the Spring 2019 Capstone Symposium on Wednesday, May 29, in the Fishery Science Building.  All are welcome to attend and support students as they present on the culmination of their hard work over three quarters. 

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UW Environmental Studies major, Corina Yballa.

Empowering young women through nature excursions

Corina Yballa interned with Young Women Empowered for her Capstone, where she led a backpacking trip for young women of color to build connections with each other and with nature.

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Rachel Fricke preparing zooplankton samples on the shores of Lake Kulla Kulla in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Crunching data to trace the impact of recreational fishing on the movement of aquatic invasive species

Double major Rachel Fricke is using iBobber, a sonar fish-finding tool to distinguish pathways for invasive aquatic species, including the areas where recreational fishing occurs.

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Brooke Stroosma fielding questions about recycling at a Waste Management info fair.

Activating behavior change for proper waste disposal in WA

This summer, Brooke Stroosma interned with Waste Management, the largest environmental solutions provider in North America. She learned all about effective waste disposal and conducted outreach to encourage citizens to organize their trash correctly.

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Who’s paying for WA state parks, who’s not visiting, and what can we do to provide access for all?

Joy Shang is interning with the WA State Parks Foundation to examine possible disparities between Washington’s increasingly diverse population and park visitors. She’s creating infographics to be shared with the public and policy makers in an effort to raise more funds for our state’s beautiful parks.

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