MS student Amanda shares her experience at her first international coral reef conference: Reef Conservation UK in Edinburgh, Scotland! Learn about how she discovered this opportunity and what she learned among top coral scientists from around the globe, here!
We wanted to share our lab’s first and very successful Turkey Bowl event! We had over 40 people participate, half playing in the friendly flag football game and the other cheering them on! This was a great kick-off and we hope to make this an annual tradition for our lab. Click here to read more!
MS student Sabine Bailey won the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Award for her essay on the importance of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice in the conservation and natural resource management field. Sabine attended the 75th SEAFWA Annual Conference on the Minorities and Natural Resource and Conservation scholarship. The award was provided by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Read the essay here. Congratulations Sabine!
MS student Sabine Bailey received a scholarship to attend the 75th SEAFWA Annual Conference in October 2021 for a second year running! As part of her application, Sabine submitted a short essay titled “Respect and Resilience” which focuses on the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of natural resource management and conservation. Read it here!
Welcome Isabelle, a new MNR student in our lab! Isabelle worked on restoring popular hiking trails off the Blue Ridge Parkway in NC with AmeriCorps before joining us. Learn more about her adventures as a crew member and how it led her to coming to Auburn University here!
As summer comes to an end so does our summer mini-series! Check out our last conservation blog on the 2007 Puget Sound Salmon Recovery Plan by MS student Sabine Bailey here!
PhD student Greg Johnson goes to bat for the ESA Species Management Plan of Indiana Bats! As a native Hoosier, Greg grew up observing hundreds of them flying roost to roost, see it here!
MS student Thomas gives a snappy review on The AL State Management Plan for Recreational Red Snapper. This plan also represents a fascinating example of devolution in fish management, check it out here!
Welcome to the lab Catherine!
Welcome to the lab Catherine Cummings! Catherine received a prestigious teaching assistantship fellowship to pursue her PhD at the nexus of wildlife science and policy. Her position is envisioned to strengthen the relationship between the Conservation Governance Lab and faculty in the Auburn Deer Lab, which produces some of the most important cervid science and management scholarships in the United States. Read more about her research and prior experience as a Woods Hole Research Assistant studying attitudes towards seals and sharks in Cape Cod, MA here!
How do you manage and conserve an endangered species in a highly urbanized and wealth area? Tori Spencer analyzes the Florida Panther Recovery Plan implemented in FL and gives her insights. Learn more here!