Conservation Scientists

Taza Schaming

Will climate change spell the end of the Clark’s Nutcracker in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem?

Taza Schaming is studying the impacts of climate change and an invasive species on whitebark pine trees and Clark’s Nutcracker populations in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. She aims to help design management solutions to protect and restore these key ecological communities.

Susan Cook-Patton

Susan Cook-Patton Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: Understanding interactions of native and exotic species


Susan Cook-Patton studies plant diversity and communities both above and below ground. Her work in central New York State is an important step towards understanding our changing landscape. 


Mike Booth

Creative problem solving with technology: Using new tools to study fish movement and behavior


Mike Booth has used technology in creative ways to study how the movement of fish influences the ecology of the Gila River in the Southwestern U.S.

Anna Savage

Hunting for an invisible killer: How do genes determine susceptibility of frogs to a deadly fungus?


Anna Savage is studying the evolution and genetics of declining leopard frog populations in the Southwestern United States.

Nate Senner

How do you conserve what you can't follow? Tracking Hudsonian Godwit migration across the globe.


Nate Senner studies the migratory patterns and survivorship of Hudsonian Godwits. To do this, he travels to the tip of South America and north to Alaska and the Canadian Arctic.

Marita Davison

Marita Davison Remote and precarious: How do Flamingos affect lake ecology in the Bolivian Andes?

Marita Davison designed exclosure experiments in the mountains of Bolivia in an attempt to understand how flamingos rely on these fragile ecosystems and ways we can maintain their ecological integrity

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