Urban Ecology Archives - State of the Planet

That’s a Wrap for SIPA’s 2021 Summer Ecology Courses

Students in the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program learned about the ecology of NYC and other cities around the world this summer as they completed courses in Principles of Ecology and Urban Ecology.

by Alexis Earl |September 28, 2021

Video: Student Discusses the Importance of Urban Ecology With a Member of the U.S. Forest Service

Their conversation focuses on monarch butterfly conservation efforts in Chicago and the value of engaging immigrant communities in urban habitat restoration.

by Frederique Fyhr |May 6, 2021
Rain, stormwater, Water, drain

When It Rains, It Pours: The Effects of Stormwater Runoff

Stormwater runoff can cause a lot of problems in aquatic ecosystems. Here’s how you can help mitigate those effects.

by |April 3, 2018