Generating knowledge to help make informed conservation decisions
Enhancing our understanding of natural resource and wildlife management
Finding solutions that improve human-environmental relations and their application to conservation, particularly biodiversity conservation
Sharing stories of people's connection to their environments
Using qualitative and quantitative methods to study human attitudes, values and behaviors towards natural resource and wildlife management
Looking at cultural complexities and power dynamics surrounding the management and exploitation of natural resources and wildlife
Integrating local and/or Indigenous resource management and knowledge with wildlife management
Developing community-based conservation planning
Analyzing management strategies of protected areas and the role of rangers
1. Continuing my capstone thesis, I am interested in the growing role of indigenous rangers as environmental stewards and their impact in managing protected areas.
2. Project Proposal - Exploring unique case studies that suggests more universal ideas of what it means to be stewards of the environment and wildlife in our own backyard.
* Project in collaboration with Madison McClintock, Producer & Co-Founder of Nestbox Collective.
3. Continuing Education - Enrolled in University of Denver, Colorado GIS Certificate program