Matt Cover
Associate Professor
Director, Ecology and Sustainability M.S, Program

Alfred Brennan
MS Graduate Student
Stream community and ecosystem dynamics in the Red Hills, Tuolumne County

Sue Ellen Gleaves
MS Graduate Student
Stream ecosystem condition following the Rim Fire, Stanislaus National Forest

   Elena Lombardo
   MS Graduate Student
Aquatic invertebrate community dynamics in temporary streams of       the Diablo Range, central California

    Elias Lopez

    MS Graduate Student
    Aquatic insects, stream restoration

    Christine Parisek

    MS Graduate Student
    Community ecology of Sierra Nevada lakes

Christina Robinson

  MS Graduate Student
  Population dynamics of New Zealand Mud Snail in Corte Madera 
  Creek, Marin County

Diku Sherpa

MS Graduate Student
Biological integrity of Sierra Nevada meadows

Undergraduate Researchers

Nathan Nguyen-
Phylogeography of the fishfly Neohermes

Hou Mai Xiong- Community monitoring of the Tuolumne River
Georget Oraha- Biology of the water penny Eubrianax Edwardsii
Patty Baker- Aquatic Diptera in intermittent streams
Ethan Skiles- Stoneflies in temporary streams

Lab Alumni

Adam Fleenor
, M.S. 2015
Thesis: Assessment of floodplain and riparian habitats in the Lagunitas Creek watershed (Marin Co.) using LiDAR
Current position: PhD Student at U.C. Merced

Felisha Walls
, M.S. 2014

  Thesis: Comparability of bioassessment protocols in urban streams
    of the eastern San Francisco Bay Area

   Current position: Living Arroyos Program Manager, Zone 7 Water         Agency, Livermore, CA

Julie Wallace
, M.S. 2014
Thesis: Soil chemistry and micobial ecology in restored and remnant riparian floodplain forests, San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge
Current position: Quality Engineer, E+J Gallo Winery, Modesto, CA

Bryan Shragge
, M.S. 2013
Thesis: Mistletoe input, decomposition, and utilization in the Stanislaus River
Current position: Environmental Specialist, City of Roseville, CA

Former Undergraduate Researchers

Julianna Avalos-Gracia Phylogeography of Neohermes
Samantha Kotelnicki (B.S. 2016) Phylogeography of Neohermes
Marlin Rosales: (B.S. 2015) Phylogeography of Neohermes
Dominic Walker
(B.S. 2014) Water quality in the Tuolumne River
Joy McDermot
(B.S. 2013) Native grassland restoration.
Current: PhD student at UC Merced
Brandyn Antolak (B.S. 2012) Dynamics of a eutrophic stream. Current: EH+S, Lawrence Livermore National Lab