Botany

Delia Marina Acuña Acosta

Soy estudiante de la Licenciatura en Biología de la Universidad de Sonora acabo de terminar el 4to semestre. Eh tenido la oportunidad de ir a una excursión con Sky Island Alliance, también a una de la Primera Reunión de Responsables de Herbarios, eh salido a campo al pinacate y otros lugares. Soy coordinadora del club […]

By |May 21st, 2015|Comments Off

Ednita Aispuro

Soy estudiante de la licenciatura en Ecología en la Universidad Estatal de Sonora. Mis intereses son en las áreas de educación ambiental y recursos naturales enfocándome principalmente a la conservación.
Actualmente me encuentro trabajando en una tesis sobre la proporción de especies vegetales nativas y exóticas presentes en los parques de Hmo, Sonora, con […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Comments Off

Lucila Armenta

Estoy interesada en realizar estudios de las dinámicas poblacionales de las especies omnívoras, principalmente cánidos y úrsidos en las regiones de la Costa Central y Sky Islands.
Trabajo como voluntaria en inventarios y colectas de la vegetación del Desierto de Sonora y conteo de aves en el pico de su etapa reproductiva en el noroeste de […]

By |January 30th, 2015|Comments Off

Anthony Baniaga

I am interested in plant diversity! I study hybridization, polyploidy, population genetics, and systematics in Selaginella taxa found throughout the southwestern borderlands of U.S. and Mexico.

By |January 28th, 2014|Comments Off

Michael Barker

We study the evolution of plant diversity. One of our main study systems is the evolution of the resurrection lycophytes of Selaginella throughout the Sonoran and other deserts.

By |August 8th, 2016|Comments Off

Ursula Basinger

I’m a plant ecologist and desert rat with an active interest in science writing. My research brings me to the Desert Laboratory at Tumamoc Hill in Tucson, Arizona, where I study the community dynamics of tiny winter annual plants under the guidance of Dr. Larry Venable. In my free time, I write about regional art, […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Comments Off

Benjamin Blonder

I am an ecologist focusing on plant response to climate change, past and present. I am the PI of the Macrosystems Ecology lab at Arizona State University. I am also interested in improving science education through experiential approaches. I co-founded the University of Arizona Sky School, a program that provides inquiry-based outdoor science education to […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Comments Off

Peter Breslin

I have spent much of the last 25 years exploring Arizona in search of rare, endemic, cryptic or characteristic flora and have traveled the length of the Baja California peninsula by car 8 times in the past 3 years, attempting to locate, study, photograph and map as many of the cacti of that botanically rich […]

By |May 20th, 2014|Comments Off

Josh Brindley

I am a PhD student at Washington State University. For my dissertation I am studying the flowering plant genus Eucnide, focusing on the the phylogenetic relationships of the species within Eucnide and the phylogeography of species on the Baja Peninsula.

By |January 24th, 2015|Comments Off

Steve Buckley

I am a botanist with the US National Park Service’s Sonoran Desert Network. I have been a farmer, a strawbale-homebuilder, and contract botanist (2002-2008) and have been based in Tucson since 2005. I am a doctoral student at the University of Arizona where I am studying the floristic biogeography of the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Desert […]

By |January 29th, 2014|Comments Off