Biology student wins best poster

Kathryn E. Becker received the Elsie Quarterman-Catherine Keever Award, which is given by the SE Chapter of the Ecological Society of America for the best ecological poster presented by a student at the annual meeting.

Becker won for her poster entitled “Effects of Florida flatwoods ecosystem restoration and management on carbon stock.”

The purpose of the fund is to encourage excellence in research by young ecologists. The fund shall be administered and invested by the Business Manager of the Ecological Society of America. Income from the fund shall be used each year to finance a suitable plaque and cash award to be given to the student (from those who have applied) judged to have presented the best poster on a clearly ecological topic at the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists.

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