2010 Summer Interns
Read more about Lauren & Daniel's summer 2010 project.
Lauren spent her childhood partly in Baltimore, Maryland and partly in Indonesia, where she traveled and grew to love the outdoors and wildlife. She studied biology and environmental studies at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, and has worked and volunteered at a wildlife rehabilitation center, the Maryland Zoo, the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, and the New York League of Conservation Voters. Lauren is now a first-year Master’s of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, studying problem solving and the policy sciences as applied to wildlife and habitat conservation. She is spending the summer doing research on interdisciplinary problem-solving workshops on grizzly bear management in Banff National Park.
Daniel, a native of San Antonio, Texas, grew up hunting and fishing in Frio County, where he developed an appreciation for biodiversity. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he pursued environmental studies and anthropology, Daniel spent two years working as a research associate at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, DC. There, he conducted research on wildlife habitat policy and local land use planning; and organized events on issues ranging from wetland mitigation banking to conservation planning. He is currently a first-year, Master's of Environmental Management candidate studying policies and the social process for wildlife conservation at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.