Lake Champlain from UVM’s research vessel the Melosira

My advisor, Kris, thought writing up a development plan — a type of reflection on the work grad students are doing, and what they want to do with their career — would be helpful in preparation for my comprehensive exams. She was right! I really enjoyed putting my thoughts into words, and thought it would make a great blog post, so here it is! Enjoy.

Throughout my research and job experiences, I have sought to involve communities in environmental decisions. …

Holden Sparacino

Graduate research student at the University of Vermont interested in water quality, community-based science, and #scicomm. Cyclist, hiker.

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