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Get to know our newest John Muir Institute Fellow, Brandi Goss!

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The John Muir Institute of the Environment has recently announced Brandi Goss among the recipients of the 2021 Muir Institute Scholars Program! Brandi Goss is a Master's Student under Dr. Robert Lusardi in the Center for Watershed Sciences at UC Davis. Her work is centered on aquatic community ecology research with real-world conservation applications. ​Read on to learn more about this sprouting collaborative project!


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Featured Project

Ecology of Delta Smelt

Arguably one of the most imperiled and controversial fish species, recent record-low abundance of threatened delta smelt is responsible for dramatic reductions in freshwater allocated from the Delta and San Francisco Estuary to central and southern California.

Featured Publication

Authors: N.M. Aha; P.B. Moyle; N.A. Fangue; A.L. Rypel; J.R. Durand
Journal Article 2021