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.
Johanna Varner is one of five ESA 2014 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. A Ph.D. student at the University of Utah, she studies pika behavioral responses to disturbances caused by climate change and wildfire. In the podcast, Johanna discusses…Read more ›
Brittany West Marsden is one of five ESA 2014 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. A Ph.D. student at the University of Maryland, she studies submerged aquatic vegetation in the Atlantic. In the podcast, Brittany discusses her research as well…Read more ›
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Sarah Anderson is one of five ESA 2014 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. A Ph.D. student at Washington State University, she studies atmospheric nitrogen deposition. In the podcast, Sarah discusses her meetings with policymakers on Capitol Hill and elaborates…Read more ›
Matthew Hurteau is Assistant Professor for Forest Resources at the Pennsylvania State University Dept. of Ecosystem Science and Management. His research focuses on climate change mitigation and adaptation in forest systems. Here, he reflects on meetings he had on Capitol Hill…Read more ›