SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY
Emily is a Masters student in the Environmental Education program at Southern Oregon University. In collaboration with KBO, American Bird Conservancy, and Center for Natural Land’s Management, Emily is conducting research on the Vesper Sparrow in support of a range-wide study that is currently underway to determine what factors are limiting this declining species. Using genetics,
morphology, and vocalizations, her research is focused on differences among birds in the Willamette Valley, Rogue Valley, and Great Basin populations.