George Melendez Wright Climate Change Fellowship, National Park Service – Krista Slemmons

Krista Slemmons, a Ph.D. student in the Climate Change Institute and EES program, is one of eleven graduate students across the nation to receive a George Melendez Wright Climate Change Fellowship from the National Park Service. The goals of this student fellowship program are to support new and innovative research on climate change impacts to protected areas and to increase the use of scientific knowledge to further resource management in parks. The $12,372 award will support research and field activities in Glacier National Park to study the effects of rapidly melting glaciers on lake habitat conditions. Additional information can be found at: