Amber Childress is one of five ESA 2014 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. A Ph.D. student at Colorado State University, she studies biogeochemical cycling and science-policy interactions. In the podcast, Amber discusses her experiences informing natural resource management decisions with science. She also elaborates on the need for ecologists to engage in the policy making process.
For more on the role of science in natural resource management, see the accompanying post on ESA’s blog, EcoTone.
This is the fourth in a series of episodes featuring graduate students recognized by ESA in 2014 for their work at the interface of science and society. For more information on the GSPA, click here.