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Hands-on conservation biology training for undergraduates, graduates, professionals, and high school students

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SMSC’s First Three-peat Semester

June 21, 2018 - Kristal Miller holds a unique record at the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation. While more Mason students are taking…

NSF Workshop

SMSC to Host NSF-funded Workshop

June 7, 2018 - The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation will host an NSF-funded workshop entitled "Linking remote animal detection and movement data…

Camille Goblet

SMSC Awards 2018 Jacquemin Family Foundation Fellowship

May 10, 2018 - The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC) is pleased to announce Camille Goblet has been awarded the 2018 Jacquemin…

Black Bear

SMSC Workshop: Camera Trapping Tools for Landowners

May 4, 2018 - SMSC is excited to announce the second offering of this workshop, specifically designed for local landowners looking to…

SMSC Awards ConocoPhillips Conservation Research Fellowship

May 4, 2018 - The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC) is pleased to announce Charles Coddington has been awarded the 2018 ConocoPhillips…

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