MS student Sabine Bailey wins best essay and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Award

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!

A Short Essay: Respect and Resilience

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 to the Lab!

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!

Welcome Catherine!

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!