Jessica Gutknecht

Jessica Gutknecht

How do you explain your work to someone for the first time? The soil is teaming with life and dynamic processes. I love soil! I try to understand how organisms and processes in the soil can inform larger-scale issues such as adaptation to climate change, mitigation of...
Tiffany Wolf

Tiffany Wolf

What does “the environment” mean to you? To me, the environment is the context within which we live. So much of who we are and what we become is a result of our environment, whether that’s our social or natural environment. As a researcher of ecosystem health, when I...
Paul Venturelli

Paul Venturelli

What does “the environment” mean to you? I’m a fisheries biologist. I joke that my job is what people do on the weekend – if people spent their weekends figuring out how to sustainably harvest our fish stocks. The internet defines “the environment” as the “natural...
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