Natural & Cultural Stewardship

Sewanee: Zanmi ak Ayiti (“Friends with Haiti”)

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Associate professor of biology Deb McGrath is working toward a potential solution to the massive deforestation problem in Haiti: payment for ecosystem services (PES). PES is a system whereby incentives are offered to land owners to manage their land for ecosystem services such as watershed protection, reduced erosion, and carbon sequestration. McGrath, recent graduate Keri Bryan (C’12) and a handful of current students are doing extensive work with Zanmi Agrikol (Haitian Creole for “Partners in Agriculture,” a sister organization to Paul Farmer’s Partners in Health) to make PES a reality for the struggling farmers of the Haitian Central Plateau.

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Sustaining Sewanee's Water

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The Southeastern US experienced extreme drought in 2016, and you can see what that looked like in Sewanee in the video "Sustaining Sewanee: A Visual Exploration of Our Water".

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