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Natural Resources faculty and staff are unmatched in their diversity of expertise in natural resources and environmental sustainability. Expertise ranges from conservation genetics to global ecological processes, and from individual and group environmental behavior to influences of institutions and social systems as drivers of environmental change. They are dedicated to applying their expertise to teaching, research, extension and outreach responsibilities, including advising policy makers.

Faculty Spotlight

Joseph Yavitt

Joseph Yavitt

Joseph Yavitt

Professor Yavitt is an ecosystem ecologist. His research examines the factors that link plant diversity and soil microbial diversity in terrestrial and wetland ecosystems, including northern wetlands, local and tropical forests.