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Dr. Haldre Rogers

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Fish and Wildlife Conservation

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Haldre Rogers standing in field attire standing in front of a tree

Haldre Rogers joined the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation in the fall semester of 2022 . Previously an associate professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology at Iowa State University, Rogers’s research explores the role of animals as pollinators, seed dispersers, and predators in forest systems. She also examines the cascading effects of species loss from forests and works to develop strategies for restoring ecological function by conserving existing species and rewilding degraded ecosystems.

The Rogers Lab works to combine comparative studies with manipulative experiments to understand the role of vertebrates in terrestrial systems and to develop effective conservation strategies in today's changing world. Much of their research is conducted on the Mariana Islands, where due to the introduction of the brown tree snake, Guam's forests are now functionally without birds. 

Rogers received a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University.