Raven Bier, PI Assistant Research Scientist Savannah River Ecology Lab University of Georgia Graduate and Courtesy Faculty Status at Odum School of Ecology Contact Information: P.O. Drawer E Aiken, SC 29802 rbier[at]srel.uga.edu
Graduate Students Emma Kelsick, M.S. in Ecology student Emma is a M.S. in Ecology student co-advised by Dr. Raven Bier and Dr. Stacey Lance at the Odum School of Ecology and is interested in the influence of land management practices on terrestrial and aquatic microbial structures and nutrient processing. Before joining the lab, she completed a B.A. in Biology from Bard College, where she investigated the effect of species-specific soil feedback on grassland seed germination. She has worked as an Animal Care Technician and served two AmeriCorps terms: 1) Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, where she conducted a visitor use survey to provide feedback for the primitive park management plan, and 2) Sun River Watershed Group, where she worked on watershed restoration projects, field collections, and monitoring as well as community outreach and education initiatives.
Lab Alumni Jon Kindell (Undergraduate Research Program NSURP, summer 2020, College of Charleston, Biology Major, Psychology Minor)