Lauren Granger is a master’s student in the Environmental Science M.S. degree program at the University of Texas at San Antonio. In Dr. Smith’s Lab, Lauren will investigate the effects of backyard bird feeding on bird movements in San Antonio. She received her B.S. in Resource Biology and Biodiversity at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is eager to grow professionally and apply the skills she has gained over the past eight years as a wildlife technician while serving different research institutions and non-profits including the National Audubon Society, Powdermill Avian Research Center, Virginia Tech, and Klamath Bird Observatory.
Intern Year(s): 2022
Location: Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, North Atlantic-Appalachian Regional Office, National Wildlife Refuge System
Program: Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP)
Agency: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service