A close encounter with an Alaska senator and a fish called ‘Walter’ while advocating for NSF

Treuer (1) (2)Timothy Treuer is one of six 2016 ESA Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. A Ph.D. student at Princeton University, he into tropical forest regeneration in Costa Rica. In the podcast, Timothy discusses his research and his various policy engagement activities, including meeting Sen. Lisa Murkowksi (R-AK) during the Biological and Ecological Science Coalition congressional visits.

For more on his experience in Washington, DC, see the accompanying post on ESA’s blog, EcoTone.

This is the second in a series of episodes featuring graduate students recognized by ESA in 2016 for their work at the interface of science and society. For more information on the GSPA, click here.


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