Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students. 


Faculty Erin Kelly Forestry & Wildland Resources

Invited talk at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan: Forestry projects under the cap-and-trade market in California. Symposium paper in the Sophia University Journal, Global Environmental Studies.

Submitted: August 30, 2019

Faculty Erin Kelly & Yvonne Everett Forestry & Wildland Resources

Co-Edited Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, an annual special issue journal. Title: The American West after the Timber Wars. (both also contributed articles to the issue).

Submitted: August 30, 2019

Student Jade Williams, Briana Ramirez, Austin Schenk, Skye Gibney, Eric Malekos, Charlin Duff, Gynell Higby, Nicole Perry, Joshua Maldonado, Johnny Rasnic, Minh Nguyen, Joseph Wertzberger, Ezra Moreno, Daisy Montalvo, Kamila Larripa (adviser) Mathematics

Six students received an Honorable Mention in the International Mathematical Contest in Modeling, and eight others were recognized as Successful Participants for their work in this annual competition.

Submitted: May 17, 2019

Faculty Jianmin Zhong Biological Sciences

Jianmin Zhong, Ph. D. published a manuscript on the journal of “Ticks and tick-borne diseases” in May 2019. The title of the manuscript is “Isolation and characterization of a Rickettsia from the ovary of a Western black-legged tick, Ixodes pacificus”. In addition, there are 10 Humboldt undergraduate and graduate students as coauthors on the manuscript. Zhong is proud of students’ achievements at Humboldt.

Submitted: May 15, 2019

Faculty Rosemary Sherriff (PI) and Lucy Kerhoulas (Co-PI) Forestry & Wildland Resources

Recieved an NSF grant to study conifer drought responses in the Klamath Ecoregion ($399,987).

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Faculty Lucy Kerhoulas, Allyson Carroll, Jim Campbell-Spickler Forestry & Wildland Resources

Featured scientists at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. The exhibit, “Giants of Land and Sea, Redwood Ascent,” will be on display in one of the main galleries for five years.

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Louise Martin, Michael Mees, Kegan Richards, Ivy Sebring-Patton, Mary Scanlan Forestry & Wildland Resources

Five Rangeland Resource Science students have been awarded the Rustici Livestock and Rangeland Scholarship, administered through the California Farm Bureau Federation. These scholarships are worth $5,000 and are renewable each year.

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Faculty Jianmin Zhong Biological Sciences

Published paper in Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases: Isolation and Characterization of a Rickettsia from the Ovary of a Western Black-legged Tick, Ixodes pacificus

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Claire Nasr Wildlife

Humboldt MS student Claire Nasr won an Honorable Mention in the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program competition

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Faculty Mark Colwell Wildlife

Co-edited book Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers. Studies in Avian Biology No. 52

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Faculty Barbara Clucas Wildlife

Awarded Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Grant for project “Monitoring Humboldt’s Flying Squirrels with Novel Techniques”.

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Trinity Smith Wildlife

Graduate student Trinity Smith won best student poster at the North American Society for Bat Research (NASBR) conference for her poster entitled “Patterns of western red bat occupancy across a disturbed landscape in California’s Central Valley”

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Molly Parren Wildlife

Presented poster at the annual meeting of the Western Section of The Wildlife Society entitled “The effects of human disturbance on intraguild interactions of mammalian mesopredators in the Mojave Desert of California”

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Alex Gorman (2018, first author), Lucy Kerhoulas, Wade Polda (2016), and Nick Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Published a paper in Evansia: Epiphyte diversity, abundance, and distribution in an old Sitka spruce crown.

Submitted: May 9, 2019

Student Gabriel Goff Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received scholarship from the California Native Plant Society for his research on conifer encroachment in northern California oak woodlands ($1,500).

Submitted: May 9, 2019

  Louise Martin, Michael Mees, Mary Scanlan, Kegan Richards, and Ivy Sebring-Patton Forestry & Wildland Resources

Humboldt Rangeland Resource students Louise Martin, Michael Mees, Mary Scanlan, Kegan Richards, and Ivy Sebring-Patton have each been awarded a $5,000 Rustici Livestock and Rangeland Scholarship. This scholarship is offered through the California Farm Bureau Federation and is renewable annually. Congratulations!

Submitted: May 8, 2019

Student Brian Murphy Environmental Science & Management

Brian won second place in the Digital Map Competition at the California Geographic Society Annual Conference in Big Bear Lake, CA for his map An Overview of Watersheds of California.

Submitted: May 7, 2019

Faculty Andrew Stubblefield with Co -PI Genevieve Marchand Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received USDA Multicultural Scholars Award to provide outdoor leadership training and scholarships to Forestry Students ($162,000)

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Faculty David Baston, Susan Marshall, & Lucy Kerhoulas Forestry & Wildland Resources

Received Agricultural Research Institute Grant to study Phytophthora ($60,518).

Submitted: April 29, 2019

Student Kevin Soland Forestry & Wildland Resources

Presented poster at Humboldt’s INRSEP/CNRS Scientific Research Symposium: Physiology, growth, and immediate response to thinning in a second-growth redwood forest.

Submitted: April 29, 2019