2012 Mentors and Projects
Plant Systematics, Conservation Biology, and Ethnobotany

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Karen Walker-Meyer

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Karen Walker-Meyer
American Indian Ethnobotany in the Prairie Bioregion of South Dakota, North Dakota and Nebraska. Karen Walker is the Native American Ethnobotany Program Manager at the William L. Brown Center and works on a program developed in collaboration with the Lakota and Dakota Sioux People of South and North Dakota to explore the Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) of that region. The Lakota and Dakota People have accumulated knowledge as well as skills in using plants that grow aroun...
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Dr. Carmen Ulloa

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Dr. Carmen Ulloa
1.) Plants from the Andes. The Andes mountains are one of the most diverse regions of the world. They are still largely unexplored and new species continue to be discovered. Carmen Ulloa has conducted fieldwork for over two decades in the páramos (vegetation above tree line) and Andean forests of Ecuador. Working with colleagues at Ecuadorian institutions, they have generated checklists, field guides, described species new to science, Red Data books, flora accounts. Ulloa is loo...
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Dr. James Solomon

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Dr. James Solomon
Documenting the Plants Collected by Early Explorers of Western North America and Northern Mexico in the MBG Herbarium. James Solomon is Curator of the Herbarium and oversees a staff of 30 full-time project managers, herbarium assistants, plant mounters, specimen filers, specimen digitizers, in addition to working on Cactaceae and Vitaceae.
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