Category: Featured News

Suraj Upadhaya, featured scholar on WCN website

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ICON & Forestry and Natural Resources PhD student Suraj Upadhaya was recently profiled on the Wildlife Conservation Network’s (WCN) website. Suraj, a third year student in the ICON program, was selected to receive WCN’s Sidney Byers Scholarship earlier this year. … More ›

ICON’s Walker DePuy publishes in PLoS ONE on land tenure

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Congratulations to Walker DePuy, ICON & Anthropology student, and colleagues on publication of their article, titled “Considering land tenure in REDD+ participatory measurement, reporting, and verification: A case study from Indonesia” in PLoS ONE earlier this year! Access the full-text … More ›

Kristen Lear blogs her summer research in northeast Mexico

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ICON and Forestry & Natural Resources PhD Candidate Kristen Lear returns this summer to northeast Mexico (Nuevo Leon and Coahuila) to continue her fieldwork. Kristen is exploring opportunities for “bat-friendly” agave harvest and management in an effort to conserve the endangered Mexican … More ›

Suraj Upadhaya awarded WCN scholarship

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Congratulations to ICON & Forestry and Natural Resources PhD student Suraj Upadhaya, who was recently selected to receive the Sidney Byers Scholarship from the Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN). Read more about the WCN’s scholarship programs.

4th Annual Symposium on Integrative Conservation

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The 4th Annual Symposium on Integrative Conservation (SIC) was held Friday, January 27, 2017 at the UGA Coverdell Center. Featuring 14 presentations by ICON students, as well as a keynote lecture by Dr. Mara Goldman (CU-Boulder), the event showcased integrative … More ›