Clay Colley, an undergraduate at Auburn formed the Auburn chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers with his peers, and he now serves as the chapter president. Click here to read how it all began!
Vasavi Prakash explores how we can protect tigers through the Global Tiger Recovery Program and related conservation planning efforts. Vasavi is a first year PhD student at Auburn University whose research is on human-tiger conflict landscapes in India. Before coming to Auburn she has worked for forest and wildlife conservation in the Terai forests of Uttar Pradesh, India. To learn more, click here!
Masters candidate Taylor Franklin tells us how people are working across the globe to conserve the endangered whooping crane. Taylor has worked as in the American National Wildlife Refuge system (Aransas National Wildlife Refuge) and the National Parks Service (Grand Teton National Park). She is an enthusiastic young scholar with a knack for science and communications. Click here to learn more about the plans to recover the whooping crane population!
Michael Raleigh, student at Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, covers the House Committee on Natural Resources Roundtable on Zoonotic Diseases. Zoonotic diseases rose to prominence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that more people are aware of the risks, how will policy makers respond? To find out, click here!
Paige Parker, undergraduate at Auburn University, explores and explains the consequences of the Trump Administration loosening restrictions in January 2020 on certain aquatic systems that were once protected by the Clean Water Act. To learn more about the proclaimed benefits and dire implications, click here!