Degree: Master of Science in Conservation Ecology & Sustainable Development
Thesis: Assessing the Ecological Roles of Nine-banded Armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) on Georgia's Barrier Islands
Environmental Policy Award - Odum School of Ecology, UGA – 2018
Grant-in-Aid of Research - American Society of Mammalogists – 2018
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Fund - American Museum of Natural History – 2018
Exploration Fund Grant - The Explorers Club – 2018
William C. Churchill Fund-Karl T. Fredrick Memorial Fund Grant - American Wildlife Conservation Foundation – 2017
John Spencer Fellowship - Odum School of Ecology, UGA – 2017
Armadillos are stupid animals in many respects.
– F. W. Taber, 1945
Armadillos are a weird species of mammal, not a turtle.
To help conserve threatened wildlife and maintain healthy ecosystems so that future generations have the ability to experience the benefits of wildlife and wild spaces long after my lifetime.
Don’t be afraid of failure, just make sure you learn from it.
Moving to St. Croix for the summer to work with the Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program.