The American alligator and its importance to the Florida Everglades

Adam Rosenblatt Adam Rosenblatt is one of three ESA 2012 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. His Ph.D. research at Florida International University focuses on American alligators and their role in the Florida Everglades ecosystem. Here, he discusses his research, its relevance to human society as well as his interactions with policymakers at various levels of government.

For more on American alligators, see the accompanying post on ESA’s blog, EcoTone.

This is the second in a series of three episodes featuring graduate students recognized by ESA in 2012 for their work at the interface of science and society. For more information on the GSPA, click here.

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