Chloe Thompson

NE CASC Graduate Fellow

Consortium Institution: 

University of Massachusetts

Affiliations: 

UMass Department of Environmental Conservation

Education: 

B.S.: (2017) In Biology. Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

Experience: 

Junior Wetland Scientist, Freshwater Wetland Services, Granville, MA (2017-present)
Undergraduate Student Independent Research, Survey of Celastrus orbiculatus establishment, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA (Spring 2017)
Field Assistant, Culvert Stream Assessment, Westfield State University, Chester, MA (Summer 2016)

Research Interests: 

My research interests consist of invasive plant ecology and their impacts on native species on a community level. I will be studying the effects of mitigation strategies for the invasive forb Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) on seed bank diversity in New England.