Associated Personnel

The following people are associated with the ESU Natural Areas in a teaching, research, or advisory role.  Please visittheir individual home pages to learn more about their specific interests and projects and for contact information.


Natural Areas Committee

  • William Jensen, Biological Sciences, Director of Natural Areas -- Conservation biology, behavioral ecology, ornithology
  • Michael Morales, Earth Science, Director of Johnston Geology Museum -- Geology, paleontology
  • James Aber, Earth Science -- Geomorphology, Quaternary geology, remote sensing and GIS
  • David Edds, Biological Sciences-- Ichthyology, Aquatic Biology
  • Marcia Schulmeister, Earth Science -- Hydrogeology and geochemistry
  • Greg Sievert, Biological Sciences -- Herpetology, wildlife photography
  • Richard Sleezer, Earth Science -- Hydrology, soils, pollution risk assessment, GIS
  • Marshall Sundberg, Biological Sciences -- Plant anatomy/morphology, science education
  • Eric Wilson, Biological Sciences -- Graduate student naturalist

Other Associated Scientists

  • Thomas Eddy, Biological Sciences -- botany, entomology
  • Elmer Finck, Chair of Biological Sciences, Fort Hays State University -- behavioral ecology, wildlife biology, grassland ecosystems
  • Brenda Koerner, ecosystem ecology, soil ecology
  • Dwight Moore, Biological Sciences -- mammalian systematics, ecology
  • Richard Schrock, entomology, science education
  • Lynnette Sievert, Biological Sciences -- animal physiology, herpetology