The Ecologist Goes to Washington features the stories and reflections of scientists who have engaged their local, state, or federal governments in addressing the broader implications of their research.
Michael Levy is one of three ESA 2011 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. His Master’s research at West Virginia University focuses on the ecological implications of surface mining and the impacts of existing mining regulations on ecosystems. Michael discusses…Read more ›
Kellen Marshall-Gillespie is one of three ESA 2011 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. Her Ph.D. research at the University of Illinois-Chicago focuses on applying ecological theories to social justice and environmental sustainability. Kellen talks about her experiences in public…Read more ›
Dr. Knute Nadelhoffer, an ecological researcher with 30 years of experience, currently serves as the Director of the University of Michigian Biological Station in Pellston, Michigan in the center of the Great Lakes Basin. He is also a professor in…Read more ›
Alexis Erwin is one of this year’s three ESA Graduate Student Policy Award winners. Her Ph.D. research at Cornell University focuses on plant reproductive strategy and is supported by a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Alexis talks about…Read more ›