My name is Genevieve Nuttall. I am a Master's student in Biodiversity and Conservation Biology at the University of Connecticut. I completed my Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Connecticut in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. For my Master's degree, I am working on a project to categorize every protected area of the world by efficiency in conserving bird species. As an undergradute, I conducted a study of how pigmentation in bird feather changes over time.
As a conservation biologist, I am primarily interested in protecting habitats for at-risk bird species. Although I am passionate about all organisms, I believe birds are a great system to study and advocate for in conservation.
In the past, I have worked for the nonprofit organization The Connecticut Audubon Society. I organized a citizen science monitoring program of ~600 Osprey nests in Connecticut: