First authorship! Lab member Sushmita Poudel publishes in Ethnobotany of the Himalayas and also receives the “STARS Re-entry” fellowship
Conservation and policy impact! Erika Zavaleta named newest commissioner for California Fish and Game
Diversity recognition! The Ecological Society of America honors Erika Zavaleta with the 2021 “Commitment to Human Diversity in Ecology” award
Welcome! Lab member Kat Bernier and partner Eric Stoorza welcome their tiny addition to the Conservation Science and Solutions Lab. Their son, Taiga, was born October 24.
Congratulations! Lab member Kyle Reid has been awarded the NSF: Graduate Research Fellowship Program. This program provides a five-year fellowship, includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000 to the institution.
Welcome! Dr. Abe Borker is the new director for the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, as founding director, Dr. Justin Cummings, transitions his focus to Mayor of the City of Santa Cruz. Congratulations to both!
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has awarded renewed funding for the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at UC Santa Cruz with a grant of $2.63 million over the next four years.
Lab member Tim Brown received the Mildred E. Mathias Graduate Student Research grant from the UC Natural Reserve System for his work on Gray-Crowned Rosy-finch species in The Sierra Nevada mountain range
Lab member Kyle Reid successfully passes the Comprehensive Exam
New UCSC Coastal Science and Policy M.S. Program
Learn more about Bronwen Stanford’s research on the uneven distribution of coastal stream restoration projects in California.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Erika Zavaleta an HHMI Professor!