Honoring the Best

of the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Spencer Cortright

Spencer Cortright

Forest Management & Ecology

Outstanding Senior

The Outstanding Senior Award recognizes graduating students who have excelled academically and have improved leadership in our College.

Spencer Cortright is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in forest management & ecology, with a minor in environmental science. He worked in Peter Weisberg’s lab on a project studying drought resilience in single-leaf pinyon pine. He will spend his summer working in Sarah Bisbing’s lab on the Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Experiment, a project to identify alternative forest management treatments that will improve conifer forest resistance and resilience to climate change.

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