Simona Picardi

Simona worked on wood stork movement ecology for her PhD from 2015 to 2019.

2018 Recap for Simona

Here is a little recap of Simona’s 2018 achievements, including a publication and a Scholarship that definitely deserve a mention. Here’s to an even more productive 2019!

ESA 2018 Annual Meeting

On August 5th-10th, Simona was at the Ecological Society of America 2018 Annual Meeting, where she presented the latest results from her research on Wood Storks, was involved as a mentor in the SEEDS program, and did a demo on analyzing tracking data at the Data HelpDesk.

New paper published on Caribbean Naturalist Special Issue

We contributed to the Special Issue of the Caribbean Naturalist on Endangered and Threatened Species of the Caribbean Region with a paper that provides the first-ever evidence of Wood Stork dispersal from the US to Mexico. Check it out!

2018 Florida Wildlife Federation Scholarship

Last week, the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation had their annual awards ceremony at Lake Wauburg. Simona was selected as a recipient of the 2018 Florida Wildlife Federation Graduate Student Scholarship!

Data Carpentry workshop at FLREC

On April 23rd–24th, we hosted a Data Carpentry workshop to teach basic programming and data management skills to people at FLREC and beyond.

Florida Chapter of the Wildlife Society 2018 Spring Meeting

On April 11th–13th, Simona was at the Florida Chapter of the Wildlife Society conference to present her research on Wood Storks. Her talk won the award for the best student presentation!