Drs. Chris Schalk and Margot Wood both PhD students in Applied Biodiversity Science Program and Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, received their PhD degrees this August.
Chris’s research in Dr. Lee Fitzgerald’s lab examined community ecology, landscape ecology, and conservation of the amphibians and reptiles of the Bolivian Gran Chaco. Visit his website to learn more.
Margot’s dissertation research in Dr. Tom Lacher’s Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring lab focused on government payment for ecosystem services programs, biological corridor policies, and how these policies/programs influence target conservation mammalian species within the biological corridor of Paso de Las Nubes in Costa Rica. Read more about her research on her website.
Congratulations to both of these outstanding scientists!