Accomplishment: New College research project receives major funding grant

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced $2.2 million dollars in conservation grants given to 58 community-led wetland, stream and coastal restoration projects across the nation. One of those grants, in the amount of $43,422, was awarded to Senior Sustainability Scientist and New College Assistant Professor of environmental chemistry Beth Polidoro, whose project will monitor and conserve urban waterways and lakes in the Phoenix metro area.