Dr. Jessica Rogers, a North Country native, returned to Potsdam after receiving her undergraduate degree at Princeton University and her Masters and PhD at Columbia University. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Biology & Environmental Studies at SUNY Potsdam. Her research interests look at landscape conservation: more traditionally through changes in protected areas caused by deforestation, making use of GIS (Geographic Information Systems), as well as well as examining practical methods of invasive species monitoring and eradication in the North Country. She teaches classes in Environmental Studies, GIS, Environmental Law and Environmental Policy
You can read about Dr. Rogers' background and work at SUNY Potsdam HERE You can hear Dr. Rogers discuss her career for International Women's Day HERE
Jess in Kenya at a Rhino reserve. Morani ("warrior" in Swahili) is an ambassador for his species and was just taking a snooze.