Annie is an active local member of the Native plant society of New Mexico, the National Grange, the Mycological Society of America and the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program (BEMP).
Annie graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Botany from University of California, Davis in summer of 2015. After graduating, Annie worked as an ecologist for the Bureau of Land Management in New Mexico. She began her MS work at University of New Mexico in Fall of 2018. She currently researches the persistence of pinyon-associated ectomycorrhizae. The results of her studies will help with management of pinyon-juniper woodlands in the Southwest. Annie's broad interests include plant identification, foraging for mushrooms, and soil health.
Presentations and publications
“Persistence of Pinus edulis-associated ectomycorrhizal fungi in New Mexico”, Biennial Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado Plateau & Southwest Region. Flagstaff, AZ. September 2019.
“Persistence of Pinus edulis-associated ectomycorrhizal fungi in New Mexico”, University of New Mexico Biology Brown Bag Series. Albuquerque, NM. May 2018.
“Colors of New Mexico”. Native Plant Society of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM. 2018.
“Blossoms transform the New Mexico desert”, BLM Daily. Bureau of Land Management. Albuquerque, NM. 2018.
“Pots of happy”, Good Day! Magazine Vol. 1, Issue 4. National Grange. Albuquerque, NM. 2017.
“What is black root rot of strawberry and how do we manage it?”, Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. Hershey, PA. February 2017.
“Characterization and pathogenicity of black root rot of strawberry pathogens in the Mid Atlantic USA”, American Phytopathological Society Potomac Division Conference. Richmond, VA. March 2016.
“Biological controls and managing plant pests”, Graduate student guest lecturer, University of Maryland. College Park, MD. 2016.
“All you could possibly want to know about strawberries”, Lecturer’s Program in a Box, National Grange. Washington DC. 2016.
“The effect of genetic variation of Fusarium circinatum on virulence”, Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Conference. Davis, CA. March 2015.
“Biofiltration, fighting with greens!” Butte College California Student Sustainability Conference. Oroville, CA. 2012.