Wald to Speak on Citizen Science

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Assistant Professor Dara Wald will serve as a panelist at an upcoming ISU workshop on “Pluralities, Publics, and Citizen Science.” She will be exploring the use of effective communication in engaging the public about natural resource management. The panel, moderated by Janet Heesh, associate dean of faculty at California State University, is slated for Nov. 3 from 3-5 p.m. at Farm House Museum, 601 Farm House Lane, Ames.

Wald was also part of a collaborative Letter of Intent submitted to the USDA Agriculture and Natural Resources Science for Climate Variability and Change Challenge Area: Climate and Land Use.

Wald reports a student publication success concerning her class, JLMC 347: Science Communication. Kelsey Faivre, senior in agriculture and life science education, was published in the October issue of FeedStuffs magazine.