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Jessica Gorzo

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Professional title

Landscape Ecologist


Primary research interests are ornithology and landscape ecology. Currently a research associate working on a NSF Macrosystems project related to the effects of anthropogenic change on wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region (PPR). Specifically investigating how connectivity and wetland dynamics will change with future climate and land use scenarios in the central U.S. Interested in how habitat changes will ultimately affect waterfowl populations.

2008 B.S. Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech
2012 M.S. Wildlife Biology, Clemson University
2016 Ph.D. Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison