Author Archives: matt.berg

Dr. Berg presents research to Lampasas River Watershed Partnership

Matthew Berg recently presented his doctoral research at a public meeting of the Lampasas River Watershed Partnership, coordinated by Texas AgriLife Extension. Dr. Berg was the featured guest speaker and discussed how landscape changes over 75 years have affected water resources in the area. Lampasas River Watershed Partnership

Matt receives teaching and communication award

Matthew Berg, postdoc, recently received the Teaching Award of Merit from the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) for his service in the classroom and beyond. NACTA is a professional organization that strives to advance the scholarship of teaching and learning in agricultural, environmental, and natural and life sciences. Dr. Berg was nominated by the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Lab research featured in statewide popular publication

Latest developments in ecohydrology research challenge long-held perceptions, featured in Texas Wildlife magazine. The Changing Science of Managing Brush for Water Yield  

Cynthia selected for Iso-Camp

Cynthia Wright, PhD student, was one of only 40 students accepted to the competitive summer Iso-Camp at the University of Utah. Iso-Camp brings together students and researchers from around the world, teaching them about stable isotopes in environmental, biogeochemical, marine, and ecological studies. Cynthia will get hands-on experience with quantitative techniques in isotope studies.

Shishir accepted to Amazon Field School

Shishir Basant, master’s student, was accepted into the Applied Biodiversity Science Amazon Field School in Brazil. Shishir will learn about the social and ecological complexities of conservation in tropical ecosystems by engaging in field methods from the biological and social sciences and evaluating the causes, consequences, and solutions to biodiversity loss through the lenses of ecology, culture, and governance.

Invited testimony before Texas Legislature

Dr. Wilcox shares the current state of ecohydrological knowledge with the Texas House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture and Livestock. Testimony begins at 2:12:20. Texas House of Representatives Testimony