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  2013 Sarah Barney
School: University of Kentucky
Field of study: She will travel to Indonesia to participate in a Tropical Agro ecology and Sustainable Development program. Her interdisciplinary filed study will focus on exploring the boundaries between the ecology and culture of sustainable agriculture in three unique regions: Sumatra, Java, and Bali.
Project location: Indonesia
 
  2013 Amanda Krow
School: Delaware Valley College
Field of study: Will serve as an intern at ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve in South Carolina and assist with a sea turtle nesting project on Botany Bay. She will conduct research in this area, where hundreds of turtle nests are located, and conduct surveys, relocate nests, and assist in protecting the sites.
 
  2013 Henry Peller
School: Ohio State University
Field of study: Will serve as a Community Gardening intern with the non-governmental organization, Haiti Communitere. His program focuses on gardening education, outreach, and infrastructure expansion in the coastal slum of Cite Soleil.
 
  2013 Andres Valdivieso
School: Yale University
Field of study: Will participate in a two-part program with the School for Field Studies in Karatu, Tanzania. One part of the program will focus on Wildlife Management and Conservation, and the second on Techniques for Field Research
Project location: Africa
 
    2013 William Batt
School: College of the Atlantic
Field of study: His program is titled Revegetation Study of Callahan Mine. He will create an inexpensive, ecologically responsible revegetation plan for this site in Brooksville, Maine, that underwent industrial mining for zinc and copper from 1964-1972.
 
  2013 Jun Shepard
School: Harvard University
Field of study: Will participate in the Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program and conduct research in the earth sciences and atmospheric sciences at Stanford or Yale.
 
  2013 John Dindia
School: Michigan State
Field of study: Will study sustainable tropical agriculture systems in Sri Lanka. The program will encompass traditional, conventional, and organic production of crops, animal products, and post-harvest technology with a focus on the environmental and social issues related to sustainability.
 
  2013 Claire Godfrey
School: Rhodes College
Field of study: Will participate in the program Environmental Field Study in Namibia. She will aim to gain an interdisciplinary view on the effects of culture, history, policy, and research on the current methods of conservation and resource distribution in Southern Africa.
Project location: Namibia, South Africa
 
  2013 Jared Talkin
School: Columbia University
Field of study: He will participate in the SEE-U Brazil program by the Instituto de Pesquisas Ecologias at its Center for Conservation Biology. He will take courses in ecology and biology and conduct field research in Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest.
Project location: Brazil
 
  2013 Julia Allen
School: University of Arkansas
Field of study: Julia Allen of Fayetteville, AR, a sophomore at the University of Arkansas, will participate in the Adelante Abroad Summer Ecology Program. She will travel to Scotland where she will study and perform fieldwork in ecology, conservation, and habitat management.
 
    2012 Ian English Preston
School: Rhodes College
Field of study: A junior at Rhodes College, will travel to Namibia this summer. As part of an Environmental Field Study program supervised by his college, Ian will study biology and the interactions between people and wildlife in South Africa.
Project location: South Africa
 
  2012 Maria Wang
School: Northwestern University
Field of study: A junior concentrating in Biology at Northwestern University, will participate in the Echinacea Project in Minnesota where she will perform field research on habitat fragmentation in a tallgrass prairie. She plans ultimately to return to Malaysia as a conservation biologist.
 
  2012 Abree Lauren Murch
School: Delware Valley College
Field of study: Is a junior at Delaware Valley College. She will participate in Operation Wallacea and serve as a conservation research assistant in South Africa and Mozambique
Project location: South Africa and Mozambique
 
  2012 Margaret Ann Stern
School: College of the Atlantic
Field of study: A senior at the College of the Atlantic, will survey vascular plants in the Rockland-Thomaston Limestone Quarry, Maine, in order to characterize the plant-soil relationship of limestone flora. As a graduate student she would like to apply her experience from this project to her understanding of limestone croppings in her native state of Texas.
 
  2012 Holly Ann Lindberg
School: University of Tennessee
Field of study: A junior at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Her plan is to travel to Atenas, Costa Rica, to attend a four-week study session focusing on sustaining tropical ecosystems: biodiversity, conservation, and development. More specifically, the research will be directed towards integrating conservation, economic development, and climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies.
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    2012 Lydia Rose Horne
School: Lawrence University
Field of study: A junior at St. Lawrence University, will do summer research at St. Lawrence University, surveying wild bee species in an agricultural landscape.
 
    2012 Eden V Brachot
School: Cornell University
Field of study: A freshman at Cornell University, will participate in the Terra Verde program, where she will explore sustainable technologies and methodologies used in Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
 
  2012 Patrick Thomas Oelschlager
School: Juanita College
Field of study: A sophomore at Juniata College, majoring in Environmental Science and will conduct bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) population research and habitat modification with the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. He will study populations in south east Oregon and determine the impact of habitat modification on their ability to compete successfully with invasive species.
 
    2012 Teresa Mae Tymon
School: University of South Carolina
Field of study: A junior at University of South Carolina, will participate in Operation Wallacea. The programs research is aimed at increasing our understanding of the biodiversity of coral reefs and the factors impacting reef systems.
 
    2012 Douglas Carl Wolf
School: University of Arkansas
Field of study: A junior at the University of Arkansas who aspires to a career in environmental consulting. He will study conservation skills and habitat management as part of the Ecological Conservation Summer Program at Oatridge University in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Project location: Scotland
 
  2011 Hannah Froehling
School: College of Saint Benedict
Field of study: teaching environmental education and working towards completeion of wildlife fighting training.
 
  2011 Caitlin Campbell
School: Moravian College - Environmental Studies Major and Writing and Art Minor
Field of study: "Environmental Outreach and Interpretation - Will create educatinal materials and present programs for visitors including a guided nature walk, a children's program and presentations on beavers, coyotes, bears and the natural history of Colorado."
Project location: Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado
 
  2011 Micah Freedman
School: Cornell University
Field of study: "Majoring in Entomology and Plant Science.He hopes to be involved in a project in Columbia, focusing on plant and pollinator interactions in the indigenous plant Physalis peruviana."
 
    2011 Keith Doucot
School: "Roger Williams University, University of Hawii"
Field of study: Human-Environmental relationship
Project location: Turkey
 
  2011 Joshua Scholl
School: Florida Atlantic University
Field of study: "He will study population and habitat of gopher tortoises and burrowing owls at the Preserve, and conduct field work in the Everglades and various other natural habitats in south Florida."
 
  2011 Elliott Chiu
School: Drexel University
Field of study: "Elliott will help to research the primate species found on the island; and perform individual research on the islands population of duikers, several species of small-to-medium-sized antelopes that subsist on fruits dropped from trees."
 
    2011 Erika Kleibrink
School: Cornell University
Field of study: "Plans to participate in Terra Verde 2011: Ecological Design in Scandinavia. Erika will be doing both coursework and field work, and travel to Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm, and Helsinki."
 
  2011 Kimber Jones
School: Rhodes College
Field of study: "Will travel to southern Africa to learn in depth about the interdisciplinary approach Namibia has taken, with some success, to balancing environmental protection with the needs of people."
Project location: Namibia Africa
 
    2010 Sophia Wen
School: Harvard University - Sophomore
Field of study: Will serve as an intern with the Foundation for Sustainable Development. Sophia will work on environmentally-related community development projects.
 
    2010 Casey Martinez
School: Columbia University - Freshman - B.A.
Field of study: Will conduct her summer research on the ecology and environmental sustainability of marine and coastal life.
Project location: Center for Enviornmental Res. and Cons. at the Earth Inst. of Columbia Univ. in the Dominican Repub.
 
    2010 Christopher Valencia
School: Northwestern University - 2 yrs. Prescott College - Sophomore
Field of study: "Cristobal's research program, "Sustainable Nepal: Dreams and Designs," will probe the question of whether Nepal can leapfrog into a ecological and sustainable path."
Project location: Nepal
 
    2010 Simon Vecchioni
School: Brown University - Freshman
Field of study: "Will conduct biodiversity fieldwork & environmental research. His goal is to conduct international health & environmental research, using the tools of anthropology to integrate local communities into the agenda for global environmental preservation."
Project location: Operation Wallacea's Indonesia Expedition 2010
 
    2010 Madalyn Watkins
School: "University of Arkansas-Fayetteville - Sophomore majoring in Environmental, Soil and Water Science"
Field of study: Will focus on community deveopment participating in a multidisciplinary project for developing and maintaining a community garden.
Project location: Near the city of Dangriga in Belize
 
    2010 Talya Ten Brink
School: "University of Washington's College of Built Environments - Honors Program, Bachelor's of Landscape Architecture Program"
Field of study: Talya's goal is to bring the values of sustainability and environmental consciousness to underprivileged communities. She will study hyper-urban spaces for her career in Landscape Architecture.
Project location: Tokyo/Kobe/Awajishima Hyper-Urbanism Program
 
    2009 Taher Fatakdawala
School: Rutgers University B.S. Biotechnology 2010 Middlesex County College A.S. Chemistry 2007
Field of study: Biotechnology Will undertake a research project that addresses the urgent need for developing clean alternative energy sources by harnessing photosynthetic capabilities of microalgae.
Project location: George H. Cook Scholars Program
 
    2009 Megan Starr
School: Harvard University Expected to graduate in June 2010 with a B.A. in Environmental Science and Public Policy
Field of study: Environ. Sci. & Public Policy/Climate Chanage Will explore how gov. can create effect. climate chg. mitigation policy by implement. eco. incent. that will spur bus. to become cleaner & more sustain. thru practices that will reduce their emissions.
Project location: Marine Resource Management Turks and Caicos Islands
 
    2009 Chelsea Clarke
School: Cornell Univesity Junior
Field of study: Science of Natural & Environmental Systems & Int'l. Agriculture Will live with a family in Tanziania attending a four week academic course followed by a 5 week internship in community delveopment focused on urban agriculture & community gardens.
Project location: Tanzania
 
    2009 Zoe Teague
School: "University of Arkansas Junior - Environmental Soil, Water Science and Agribusiness "
Field of study: "Sustainable Agriculture Will focus on how weather events impact farming, including methods to efficiently rehabilitate farms and minimize weather related loss."
Project location: University of Arkansas Summer Community Development Program in Belize
 
    2009 Joshua Bernard
School: Brown University Sophomore - 2011
Field of study: "Political Science, Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies Will travel to Ecuador, as part of the International Scholars Program to administer the creation and passing of environmental legislation."
Project location: Ecuador
 
    2009 Hannah Pullman
School: University of Rochester Junior
Field of study: Ecology She wil study old growth versus new growth forest and vernal pools and the effects of different habitats on amphibians.
Project location: University of Rochester woodlands
 
    2009 Mohammad-Amir Aghaee
School: "University of California-Berkeley B.S. in Environmental Sciences, Genetics and Plant Biology - Minor: Forestry"
Field of study: Aquatic Ecology Will investigate the relationship of the Riberoria trematode to the snail Planorbella tenuis.
 
    2009 Allison Stewart
School: Macalester College Sophomore
Field of study: Environmental Stueies & Anthropology Will conduct an independent research of Apiculture and bees with particular focus on Colony Collapse Syndrome (CCS).
 
    2009 Shane Johnston
School: University of Kansas Junior
Field of study: "Entomology & Aquatic Ecology Will be working with the Kansas Biological Survey, Central Plains Center for Bio Assessment, initiated through the EPA, will be developing a more comprehensive water quality assessment of our nation's watersheds."
 
    2009 Claire Menke
School: Stanford University Junior B.A. in Anthropology
Field of study: Environmental Sciences Anthropology/Environmental Sciences/Ecotourism The Effeect of Uneven Trail Usage on Bird Species of the Madre de Dios Region of Peru. Will continue an independent research project on rainforest ecoogy.
Project location: Tambopata River Basin of Madre de Dios region of Peru
 
    2008 Weilin Chen
School: Drury University Sophomore
Field of study: "Ecological Research Evaluating Hikers' Impact on Vegetation, Wolong Panda Reserve"
Project location: China
 
    2008 Brett Ciccotelli
School: College of the Atlantic Junior
Field of study: "Plant Ecology Taxonomy, Phenology, and Ecology of the Flora of Vernal Pools "
Project location: "Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME"
 
    2008 Sarah Gillig
School: Duke Marine Lab (Summer Session) - 2 credits Wesleyan University Junior
Field of study: Environmental Science
Project location: Block Island Foraminifera and Sea Level Rise
 
    2008 Brian Hughes
School: University of Maryland Junior Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in Progress
Field of study: "Landscape Architecture, Sustainable Design and Planning Will participate in a ten week grogram entitled "Sustainable Futures 2008" that will deepen his knowledge of sustainability issues in the field of landscape architecture."
Project location: "Monteverde Institute, Costa Rica"
 
    2008 Andrew Lala
School: "University of Maryland, College Park Junior in Progress"
Field of study: "Landscape Architecture Examination of Urban Parks, Gardens, Pedestrian Spaces and Housing in Munich and Berlin."
Project location: Germany
 
    2008 Megan Starr
School: Harvard University Expected to graduate in June 2010 with a B.A. in Environmental Science and Public Policy
Field of study: Environ. Sci. & Public Policy/Climate Chanage Will explore how gov. can create effect. climate chg. mitigation policy by implement. eco. incent. that will spur bus. to become cleaner & more sustain. thru practices that will reduce their emissions.
Project location: Marine Resource Management Turks and Caicos Islands
 
    2008 Megan Bjella
School: Macalester College B.A. (transferred) Lawrence University B.A.
Field of study: Environmental Studies (major) Geology and Government (minors)
Project location: "From the Ground UP Appleton, WI"
 
    2008 Melissa Kendall
School: Rutgers University Camden College of Arts and Sciences - Honors College B.A. in Progress
Field of study: Biology with Ecology Concentration - Natural Resource Management/Sustainable Development Will participate in an internship and collect data for ecosystem monitoring and conservation.
Project location: Central Caribbean Marine Institute on Little Cayman Island
 
    2007 Emily Brioch
School: University of Pittsburgh
Field of study: Environmental Policy and the Textile Industry
 
    2007 Sarah Conlin
School: University of Florida Junior
Field of study: Will study the effects of temperature on the thermal physiology of Colorado River cutthroat trout fish.
 
    2007 Marshall Morales
School: Swarthmore College
Field of study: "Will participate in a Permaculture Internship in Portland and a Design Course in Orcas island, Washington."
 
    2007 Dan Jerke
School: Cornell University
Field of study: Developing a Vertiebrate Monitoring Program
Project location: "Hudson River Valley, Eastern New York"
 
    2007 Jonathan Breton
School: University of Massachusetts/Dartmouth
 
    2007 Virginia Wolking
School: "Warren Wilson College Ashville, NC"
Field of study: Will learn organic growing techniques and small farm management at Klawitter Farm.
Project location: "Euclid, MN"
 
    2007 Evreda Rice
School: University of Arkansas Sophomore
Field of study: Will study the development and implementation of a sustainable farm.
Project location: "Dangriga, Belize"
 
    2006 MaryKate Hanlon
School: Stanford Univ/BS (2007)
Field of study: Anthropology/Biological Sciences
 
    2006 John Williams
School: Lafayette College BS (2007)
Field of study: Engineering School for Field Studies
Project location: "Queensland, Australia"
 
    2006 Keri Heniff
School: "Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA Senior BS (Dec. 2006)"
Field of study: Rainforest Ecology/ Primate Behavior/Anthropology Project: La Suerte & Ometepe Biological Stations.
 
    2006 David Droppers
School: University of Washington-Seattle BS (2009)
Field of study: Environmental & Conservation Biology 2006 - North Cascades Institute Summer Seminar on Butterflies. 2007 - Will study the distribution of butterflies using GIS/GPS.
Project location: "Seattle, Washington Stehekin, Washington"
 
    2006 Megan Lawson
School: "Lee University, Cleveland, TN BS (2008)"
Field of study: Biology/Pre-Med Project: Hellbenders Salamanders of Southeast Tennessee
 
    2006 Mary Jordan
School: University of GA Junior (2008)
Field of study: Landscape Architecture Project: Nature & Environmental Design
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    2006 Jenny Ace
School: University of CA - Berkeley BS (2007)
Field of study: Foresty/Natural Resouces Project: Comanagement between the Native Americans & the NPS.
 
    2006 Rebecca Korfhagen
School: Prescott College BS (2007)
Field of study: "Environmental Education & Eco Design Attend Tom Brown, Jr. Tracker School - decicated to environmental awareness."
Project location: Pine Barrens of New Jersey
 
    2006 Brail Stephens
School: University of West Florida BS (2007)
Field of study: Environmental Studies Project: Wave Attenuation and Sediment Transport through Estuarine Seagrass Beds.
 
    2005 Nicole Klosterman
School: "Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts Junior 2006"
Field of study: Environmental Studies/English/Marine Studies Work with Outward Bound and the Dept. of Coastal Zone Management to retore a salt marsh and pond.
Project location: Thompson Island in Massachusetts
 
    2005 Megan Sharretts
School: University of Pittsburgh Sophomore BS (2007)
Field of study: "Environmental Studies Project: Study the geological, ecological and human aspects of Yellowstone National Park."
Project location: University of Pittsburgh Honors College/Yellowstone Field Course
 
    2005 Jayme Lentz
School: University of West Florida BS (2006)
Field of study: "Microbiology Investigate the positive effects of the invasive weedy plant, Dioscorea bulbifera, as a medicinal plant as well as its impact on local flora."
 
    2005 Rachel Silverstein
School: Columbia University BS (2006)
Field of study: "Ecology, Evolution & Environmental Biology Research extrinsic and intrinsic factors affecting the resilience of corals to climate change and their use in the creation of marine reserves."
 
    2005 Paige Evans
School: "St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY BS (2007)"
Field of study: "Biology/Global Studies Project: Study the ecology of a medicinal herb, Coptis trifolia, in undisturbed old-growth and post-disturbance hemlock forests in the Adirondack National Park."
 
    2005 Inna Sokolyanskaya
School: Barnard College/Columbia University BS (2006)
Field of study: Environmental Policy Project: Barnard College Environmental Science Dept. Intenship conducting research which will lead to the compilation of a detailed report on the state of the Hudson River estuary.
 
    2005 Aimee Milarski
School: Carlow Univ/BS (2006)
Field of study: Organismal & Ecological Biology
 
    2005 Stacie Rice
School: "SUNY Binghamton, NY Junior BS (2006)"
Field of study: Chemistry Project: Investigate the sources & concentrations of carcinogenic organic pollutants in soils and river sediments collected from and around the Ganges-Brahmaputra river system.
Project location: Ganges-Brahmaputra river system in Bangladesh
 
    2005 Gil Schwartz
School: Columbia University & Jewish Theological Seminary/(Joint Program) (2007)
Field of study: "Environmental Studies or Political Studies (undecided) Project: Summer Ecosystem Experience for Undergraduates. Lectures, field work, labs as well as an independent research project."
Project location: Columbia University in Brazil
 
    2005 Jeffrey LeVan
School: Texas Christian University BS (2007)
Field of study: Enviornmental Science Project: Population of Leopard Lizards in Rinconada Canyon. Continued research after being awarded Clara Carter Higgins Scholarship.
Project location: New Mexico
 
    2005 Mark Moroge
School: University of Idaho College of Natural Resources BS (2007)
Field of study: Ecology/Conservation Biology & Spanish Research program on sustainable agriculture. Project: Finca Loma Linda Internship Program
Project location: Cost Rica
 
    2005 Jeanell Innerarity
School: New College of Florida Junior BS (2006)
Field of study: Environmental Studies Project: EcoVillage & Permaculture Certificate Program.
 
    2005 Katherine Diana
School: "Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA BS (2006)"
Field of study: Environmental Studies & Writing Project: Building a Community: The Ursinus Organic Garden.
 
    2005 Marina Weiss
School: Amherst College - Massachusetts Freshman Graduates 2008
Field of study: Tropical Ecology Project: Caterpillar Collection Project at the Area de Conservacion Granacaste
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    2005 Desaree Williams
School: Domincan University of California BS (2007)
Field of study: Environmental Studies Research fellowship with the American Society of Plant Biologists studying the affects of Phytophthora ramorum (sudden oak death) on Camellias.
 
    2005 Benjamin Garland
School: Univ of GA/BS (2007)
Field of study: Horticulture & International Agriculture
 
    2004 Thomas Davis
School: Duke University BS (2006)
Field of study: Environmental Science & Policy Project: Intergrated Marine Conservation
Project location: Duke University Marine laboratory
 
    2004 Elizabeth Lotter
School: McGill University2005
Field of study: Environmental & Developmental Studies
Project location: Project: She will work with a Cree Indian tribe in northern Quebec to create a culturally appropriate terrestrial marine protected area in a James Bay community
 
    2004 Miranda Cooley
School: Oregon State University Junior 2006
Field of study: Wildlife Science Project: OSU Fisheries & Wildlife Summer Internship investigating the causes and consequences of brood reduction by Western Bluebirds.
 
    2004 Juan-Pablo Galvan
School: Univ of CA-San Diego
Field of study: "Ecology, Behavior & Evolution"
 
    2004 Benjamin Cassidy
School: Rutgers University-Cook College/2006
Field of study: Landscape Architecture
Project location: Certification course in Permaculture Design at Earthaven in Black Mountain, NC. Will learn and practice the principles, strategies and techniques for re-inhabiting the world sustainably.
 
    2004 Rachel Ferguson
School: "Whitman College, Walla Walla WA BS (2006)"
Field of study: Environmental Studies-Writing Project: Summer Environmental Writing Program.
Project location: University of Kentucky
 
    2004 Katherine Grablow
School: Univ of Central FL/2006
 
    2004 Carolyn Hwang
School: University of Michigan Junior
Field of study: Environmental Science Work with the Nature Conservancy in Belize evaluating the marine protected areas.
Project location: Belize
 
    2004 David Lang
School: University of Houston
Field of study: "Biology Project: Harris County Flood Control District: Water Quantity, Quality and Bioadversity."
 
    2004 Jeffrey LeVan
School: Texas Christian University BS (2007)
Field of study: Enviornmental Science Project: Population of Leopard Lizards in Rinconada Canyon. Continued research after being awarded Clara Carter Higgins Scholarship.
Project location: New Mexico
 
    2004 Cheryl Johncox
School: Ohio St University at Marion Sophomore BS (2006)
Field of study: Ecological Education & Communication Implement a student appreciation program which she designed and conduct research concerning nitrogen inhibition effects on prairie plant species.
Project location: The Prarie Nature Center @OSU/m
 
    2004 Sarah Keller
School: University of Montana Junior BS (2006) Shepard College 2002-03
Field of study: Biology Project: Independent Research at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory exploring the complexities of aspen woodland ecosystems.
Project location: Colorado
 
    2004 Ilan Brandvain
School: University of Michigan BS (2006)
Field of study: Environment Project: Crisis & Transformation/The Food Systems in the U.S. & Cuba.
 
    2004 Sarah Ferriter
School: University of Southern MaineBS (2004)
Field of study: Environmental Science & Policy
Project location: Project: A conservation volunteer with the Russian Environmental Partnership Program and will work in the Altai region Southern Siberia.
 
    2004 Amanda Schiller
School: University of Wisconsin - Madison BS (2004)
Field of study: Zoology & Environmental Studies Project: Effects of Ribelroia ondatrae on Frog Malformations
 
    2004 Evann O'Donnell
School: "Michigan State University, East Lansing/BS (Junior)"
Field of study: Environmental Policy & Political Science Project: MSU sponsored program "Society & Ecology in Kenya".
Project location: Kenya
 
    2004 Kate Furtner
School: Santa Rosa Junior College 2006
Field of study: Anthropology & Ethnobotany Project: Provide Ethnobotany Assistance to the Shipibo Indian Tribe.
Project location: Amazon Rain Forest of Peru
 
    2003 Matthew Schmidt
School: University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point/2004
Field of study: "Wildlife Management, Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Pharmacy Project: Dart-poison frogs in Yasuni National Park in Equador and captive husbandry of frogs at a museum."
 
    2003 Laurel Reichold
School: Brown University Graduate 2004
Field of study: Environmental Studies Project: Analysis of Water Quality & Sedimentation Influx in the St. John River.
 
    2003 Scott Laeser
Field of study: "Biology & Environmental Science Project: Research in Restoration Ecology, spec. stream restoration. How restoration ecology affects adjacent waterways. "
 
    2003 Katie West
School: Penn State University/2006
Field of study: "Environmental Resource Management, International Agriculture Study: With team researching plight of world hunger and investigating sustainable agriculture systems in developing coutries."
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    2003 Lucas Joppa
School: University of Wisconsin-Madison Junior in Wildlife Ecology 2004
Field of study: "Project: Life History Research on the Batler's Garter Snake, a Wisconsin state threatened species, habitat disrupted by developers."
Project location: Wisconsin
 
    2003 Jennifer Sander
School: "Lee University - Cleveland, TN Junior 2005"
Field of study: Biology/Environmental Science & Biodiversity Project: Geographic Pattern Analysis of Pesticide Exposure in Salamander Populations in Great Smoky Mountain National Park
 
    2003 Shanna Huckins
School: "Montana State University, Bozeman, MT Sophomore, "Agriculture Education""
Field of study: "Internship with Natural Resources Conservation Service, Student Career Experience Program under auspices of U.S. Dept. of Agriculture."
 
    2003 Alexander Miller
School: Virginai Technical University Graduate 2004
Field of study: Fisheries Study: Smithsonian expedition to Newfoundland and Labrador to study the geographic change of algal community sturctures. This data will supply information on global change and species dispersion.
 
    2003 Stephen Stern
School: University of North Carolina - Ashville 2005
Field of study: 2003: Will identify key areas of botanical significance to determine which pristine areas are key to save from logging or farming. 2004: Will return to Guyana to collect & doc. the var. flora & bring back to the Smithsonian Herb. Collect.
Project location: Guyana
 
    2003 Shanna Hackins
School: Montana State University 2005
Field of study: Agriculture Education/Extension) Project: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services Student Career Experience Program
 
    2003 Amanda Sesser
School: Florida Institute of Technology Junior
Field of study: Ecology She will study vines in tree plots on an elevational gradient to provide baseline data for future studies in climate change.
Project location: Peruvian Andres
 
    2003 Nicole Walter
School: "Millsaps College, Jackson, MS Sophomore - 2005"
Field of study: "Environmental Studies/Studio Art Study: Part of a design team exploring the historical, cultural and environmental issues of the Yucatan from the manan to the present. "
 
    2003 Maureen McKenna
School: Warren Wilson College Junior - Graduate 2004 Lawrence University 1998-00
Field of study: "Environmental Studies/Environmental Education Study: 1st month, volunteer on small family farm in Costa Rica that practices organic farming, 2nd month, internship with Tropical Forestry Initiative in Cost Rica. "
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    2003 Nathaniel O'Meara
School: "Universtiy of Arizona, Tucson/2003 "
Field of study: Ethnobotany Project: American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity & Conservation Program on Coral Reef Ecosystems
Project location: Bahamas
 
    2002 Amy McNally
School: SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry/BS 2002
Field of study: Environmental & Forest Biology
 
    2002 Mark Mueller
School: Eckerd College BS 2003
Field of study: Environmental Studies & Computer Science Project: Ford Apprentice Scholar Summer Research Study: An analysis of the policies involved in the recovery plans of endangered species.
Project location: "St. Petersburg, FL"
 
    2002 Vana Reid
School: "Haskell Indian Nations University - Lawrence, KS Sophomore BS 2004"
Field of study: Biology in Fish Conservation Project: Continuing research comparing different species of fish of the genus Schizothorax from Nepal.
 
    2002 Jennifer Cash
School: "SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, Syracuse, NY BS 2003"
Field of study: Environmental Studies/ Biological Applications Project: Internship/Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals of Northern Arizona University & the EPA
Project location: Arizona
 
    2002 Julian Dautremont-Smith
School: Lewis & Clark College - Portland OR BS 2003
Field of study: Environmental Studies Project: C ollege Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory/Methodology & Emissions Reductions Opportunities
 
    2002 Casey Fagre
School: "Lewis & CLark College, Portland, OR BS 2003"
Field of study: Environmental Studies Project: Repeat Photography/Documentation of Changing Alpine Vegetation
 
    2002 Shawn Kelley
School: Univ of Arizona Honors College BS
Field of study: Amer Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity & Conservation- Coral Reef Ecosystems Study (anthropology)
 
    2002 Patrick Leighton
School: "McGill University, Montreal, Canada BS 2003"
Field of study: Biology Project: Study of the Indian Mangoose As A Predator On Sea Turtle Eggs in Barbados
Project location: Barbados
 
    2002 Scott Sapoznick
School: "Lee University, Cleveland, TN Junior BS 2003"
Field of study: Biology Major Study: To create a greater awareness of the plight of the endangered Golden Frog among Panamanians and the world.
Project location: Cleveland TN
 
    2002 Katie Villano
School: Whitman College BS 2003
Field of study: "Biology Study: Research concerning the fen and peat bog ecosystem on the Tanana River Flats near Fairbanks, Alaska"
Project location: "Fairbanks, Alaska"
 
    2002 Karol Jankowski
School: University of New England
Field of study: Marine Biology; Environmental Studies
Project location: "Biddeford, ME"
 
    2002 Shawn Kelly
School: University of Arizona BS 2002
Field of study: Anthropology Project: American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity & Conservation Coral Reef Ecosystems Study
 
    2001 Kathryn Freund
School: Pomona College 2003
Field of study: Biology; Public Policy Analysis Project: Northwest Ecosystem Alliance Internship learning forest management policies and conservation research methods.
Project location: "Bellingham, WA"
 
    2001 Han Kang
School: University of California-Irvine Junior BS 2002
Field of study: Biological and International Studies Study: Biological research in tropical soil biology and chemistry.
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    2001 Elizabeth Mills
School: Yale School of Forestry/Environmental Studies MS 2004 University of Miami BS 2002
Field of study: Ph.D. student in Natural Resources at the University of Vermont studying New England environmental history, 2013. Teaches community college classes in ecology, field botany, and environmental science.
Project location: Env. Science; International Studies Project: Council Study Abroad in Thailand
 
    2001 Christina Bacogiannis
School: Florida International University -BS 2001
Field of study: Environmental Policy Project: Dept. of Environmental Research Management Internship
 
    2001 Julia Gustine
School: Scripps College/BS 2002
Field of study: Environmental Studies
 
    2001 Courtney Morgan
School: Universtiy of Idaho BS 2004
Field of study: Natural Resource Ecology; Conservation Biology Project: Rain Forest Ecosystem Study
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    2001 Paul Payne
School: University of Southern California Junior in Environmental Studies and Ecomonics BS 2002
Field of study: Study: A program in cost Rica emphasizing strategies for sustaining tropical ecosystems by working with the native people to preserve their own environment.
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    2001 Kristen Pomponio
School: Bucknell University BS 2002
Field of study: Environmental Studies; Political Science Project: Conserving Marine Resouces & Coastal Rain Forests
Project location: "Vancouver Island sponsored by the School for Field Studies, Boston University"
 
    2001 Kyle Schlachter
School: University of Denver Sophomore BS 2003
Field of study: Environmental Science Study: Research microscopic fragments of charcoal from lake sediment cores to reconstruct fire history on Grand Mesa in western Colorado
Project location: "Keck Undergraduate Summer Research - Grand Mesa, Colorado"
 
    2000 Yi Yi Wong
School: Barnard College-Columbia University BS 2002
Field of study: "Environmental Science and Anthropology Study: Graduate level courses at Columbia University in geology and water quality, with field work in the Central Park Soil Laboratory under the supervision of the Central Park Conservancy."
Project location: Central Park Soil Lab with the Central Park Conservancy
 
    2000 Lynette Cheah
School: Northwestern University BS 2001 Raffles Jr. College 1996
Field of study: Environmental Engineering/Policies for Dam Removal
Project location: "Elwha Restoration Project Office, Olympic National Park, WA"
 
    2000 Katherine Sharaf
School: Harvard University BS 2002
Field of study: Biology Project: Independent Research Internship Program/Plant Growth and Pollinations in Regards to Deer Herbivory
Project location: Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Colorado
 
    2000 Christine Hancock
School: Swarthmore College BA 2002
Field of study: Psychobiology; Spanish Literature Study: Analyzing DNA samples of the endangered Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep to identify remaining sheep and create a pedigree for isolated populations.
Project location: "White Mountain Research Station at Bishop, CA in the Sierra Nevada Mountains"
 
    2000 Ramona Walls
School: Penn State University BS 2001
Field of study: Environmental Resource Management/Horticulture Project: Conduct independent research on growth rates of woody plant seedlings under different sedimentation and hydrologic regimes.
Project location: Penn State Cooperative Wetlands Center
 
    1999 Corrie Robb
School: "Sonoma State University, California Junior Graduate 2001"
Field of study: "Ecology, Global Stueies and Political Science Project: Rain Forest Ecology of Costa Rica."
Project location: LaSuerte Biological Field Station Costa Rica
 
    1999 Christopher Solomon
School: "Cornell University Sophomore (2001) University of Wisconsin, Center for Limnology, Postdoctoral Research "
Field of study: Natural Resources Project: Site Conservation Planning Intern with The Nature Conservancy of Texas
Project location: Nature Conservancy of Texas
 
    1999 Loren Byrne
School: Hiram College (OH)/2000
Field of study: Ecological Artistry Project: Bronx Zoo Horticultutal Internship & Research Project./Plantings & Landscaping Environmentally & Biologically Beneficial
Project location: "Bronx Zoo, NY"
 
    1999 Katherine Cox
School: University of Central Florida 2000
Field of study: Environmental Studies Project: Environmentally Aware Golf Course Design @ University of Central Florida
Project location: University of Central Florida
 
    1999 Katherine Cox
School: University of Central Florida
Field of study: Environmental Studies & International Relations Project: Golf Course Design With Environmenal Perspective
Project location: University of Central Floida
 
    1999 Matthew Condiotti
School: University of Colorado-Boulder Chemical Engineering 2001
Field of study: Chemical Engineering Project: Ethnobotany with Tlahui
Project location: Mexico
 
    1999 Eden Luz
School: College of the Atlantic BS 2004
Field of study: Ethnobiology Changed Project To: Observing the Effects of Transnational Argribusiness on the Indigenous Cultures'
Project location: "Uripichallay Organization in Marcara, Peru"
 
    1998 Elanor Abrams Chapin
School: Brown University
Project location: "Project: Field research, will write conservation plan for globally rare plant species. New England"
 
    1998 Shawna Miller
School: "Rhodes College, Tennessee Freshman, Marine Biology Major"
Field of study: "Study: Field study of coral reef ecology on the Roatan Island in Honduras, investigating the phenomenon of coral bleaching."
Project location: Roatan Island in Honduras
 
    1998 Dena Pedynowski
School: "Drew University, NJ Junior - Biology Major"
Field of study: "Study: Marine resources and conservation of the coastal rainforest on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada"
Project location: "Vancouver Island, BC, Canada"
 
    1998 Jennifer Wong
School: "Barnard College, Columbia University "
Field of study: Study: Field research on the environmental history of marshland sites through examination of pollen grains and macrofossils.
Project location: "Piermont Marsh-Hudson River & Linsley Pond, Connecticut"
 
    1997 Marisa Martin
School: "Northwestern University, Illinois BA"
Field of study: Restoration (Prairie) ecology study
Project location: Iowa Lakeside Lab
 
    1997 Amber Dufseth
School: "Reed College, OR "
Field of study: Environmental Law
Project location: "North Alaska Environmental Center, Fairbanks"
 
    1997 Sarah Marcotte
School: University of North Carolina BS
Field of study: Project: Symbiosis Between Sunflowers & Ants
 
    1997 Sarah Muffelman
School: Davidson College (NC)
Field of study: Sea Turtle Biology/Ecology
Project location: VA Institute of Marine Science
 
    1997 Tae Nosaka
School: Colorado State University
Field of study: Tropical Reforestation
Project location: "Center for Rainforest Studies, Queensland Australia"
 
    1996 Jeff Myrom
School: Michigan Tech MS 2000 Coe College BA 1998
Field of study: Analysis of water-methods of bioremediation
Project location: "Cedar Lake, IA"
 
    1996 Karla Trester
School: "Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois"
Field of study: Wetland Ecology
Project location: "Wilderness Field Station, Ely, MN"
 
    1996 Leila Salazar
School: University of California - Santa Barbara
Field of study: Project: Ecotourism To Learn More About Tropical Forests and Indigenous Peoples
Project location: Jatun Sacha Biological Reserve Ecuador
 
    1996 Gabriel Wilmoth
School: University of Texas-El Paso Virginia Tech
Field of study: Tropical Rainforest Ecology
Project location: LaSuerte Biological Station in Costa Rica
 
    1995 Tamara Clark
School: University of ME - Orono BS
Field of study: "Project: Observation, Research and Analysis of the Effects of Tourist and Boat Activity in Newly Estableished Puffin Community"
Project location: Eastern Egg Rock off of New Harbor ME
 
    1995 Carrie Cox
School: Duke University BS
Field of study: Biochemsistry of Marine Animals
Project location: Duke University Marine Lab
 
    1995 Jamie King
School: University of Califiornia at San Diego
Field of study: "Animal Behavior, Marine Pollution and Underwater Research"
Project location: Shoals Marine Lab
 
    1995 Naomi Santos
School: University of Hawaii-Hilo
Field of study: Project: Thesis Work: The History of Efforts to Save The Severly Endangered Hawaiian Crow
 
    1994 Tara Martinez
School: "Santa Rosa Junior College, CA UC @ Davis BS"
Field of study: Tropical Rainforest Expedition-Ethnobotany
Project location: "Corcavado National Park, Costa Rica"
 
    1994 Kevin Cody
School: Colgate University
Field of study: Field Biology & Ecology of Mammals
Project location: Flathead Lake Biological Station
 
    1994 Mary James
School: University of the South
Field of study: Research Project
Project location: "Chamela Biological Station, Jalisco, Mexico"
 
    1994 Jason Hoeksema
School: University of California - Davis Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan
Field of study: "General Ecology, Ornithology, Conservation Biology"
Project location: "University of Michigan Biological Station - Pellston, MI"
 
    1993 Julie Filipski
School: University of MA
Field of study: Environmental Bology & Ecology
 
    1993 Arlene Olivero
School: University of Michigan
Field of study: Natural Resource Planning & Management
Project location: University of Michigan's Biological Station
 
    1993 Mr. Scot D. Medbury
School: University of California at Berkeley
Field of study: Project: Summer Field Program-Department of Forestry & Resource Management
 
    1992 Mark Ambrose
School: NC State University
Field of study: Tropical Managed Ecosystems
Project location: Org. of Tropical Studies- Costa Rica
 
    1991 Wendy Hudson
School: Duke University MS
Field of study: Environmental Management Program Project: Tropical Diversity and Conservation/Course canceled-she retained award for further education at Duke.
 
    1990 Robyn Spencer
School: University of California at Santa Barbara
Field of study: Tropical Cloud Forest Ecology
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    1989 Lynne Warren
School: University of Florida
Field of study: "Courses in Ecology, Conservation, Florida History, Botany"
 
    1988 Christine Ray
School: University of California at San Diego
Field of study: Environmental Journalism
 
    1986 Elysa Hammond
School: Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Field of study: Environmental Studies Project: Plant Resources of the Tropics
Project location: Fairfield Botanical Gardens
 
    1985 Beverly Winkler
School: University of Texas
Field of study: Project: Effects of Hazardous Wastes on Coastal Shellfish and Wetlands ()
Project location: "School of Field Studies,Notheastern University, Narragansett Bay, RI"
 
    1984 Carol Starnater
School: Texas A&M
Field of study: Intensive course-hazardous materials and oil spill clean up and control
 
    1983 John Bernitz
School: Tufts University MA
Field of study: Project: Field Program (Mappiing) through University of MI
Project location: Near Jackson Hole WY
 
    1982 Walter Reid
School: University of Washington
Field of study: Project: Tropical Studies Course
Project location: Costa Rica
 
    1981 Paul Schissler
School: Western Washington University
Field of study: Project: Explore Energy and Its' Aspects
Project location: Huxley College of Environmental Studies Energy Institute (WA)
 
    1981 Christie True
School: Huxley College of Environental Studies (WA)
Field of study: Internship at a wastewater treatment plant
 
    1979 Edmund Feyh
School: Ulster County Community College
Field of study: Marine Science
Project location: Shoals Marine Lab (off the coast of NH)
 
    1978 Robert Bukantis
School: Cornell University
Field of study: Project: Plant-Animal Interactions.
 
    1978 David Loughlin
School: Lake Forest College
Field of study: Animal behavior
 
    1977 Constance Blair
Field of study: Chappaquiddick Island & Weepecket Islands
Project location: Chappaquiddick Island & Weepecket Islands
 
    1975 Robert Bergen
School: Appalachian State University (NC) MS Biology
Field of study: Biology
 
    1975 Donald Richardson
School: Florida Atlantic University
Field of study: Historical Vegetation
 
    1975 Cherri Smith
School: Duke University
Field of study: Barrier Island Ecology
 
    1974 B. Horn
School: "University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources"
 
    1974 Phil Kreitner
School: "University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources"
 
    1974 Richard Willhite
School: "University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources"
 
    1968 John Wellman
School: "University of Michigan, School of Natural Resources"
 
    1967 Mary Burke
School: "University of MI, School of Natural Resources"
 
    1967 Gerald Gastony
School: Harvard University
Field of study: Cambridge & Dominican Republic
 
    Donald Crawley
School: Delta State University
Field of study: Marine vertebrate zoology & ichthyology
Project location: Gulf Coast Research Lab
 

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