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Urban Wildlife & Conservation Education Lab

@CPP

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Adrianna Elihu and Jennifer Flores joined the Ortiz lab as Master's students this Fall 2021 semester! Learn more about their projects.

The Cal Poly Wild camera trapping project on the Voorhis Preserve is starting mid-October 2021. Read more about it here!

 

ABOUT

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Dr. Janel Ortiz (she/her/hers) is an Assistant Professor at Cal Poly Pomona in the Center for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching and the Department of Biological Sciences.

Dr. Ortiz completed a diversity postdoctoral fellowship at the University of San Diego in the Department of Biology. She earned her Ph.D. in Wildlife Science from Texas A&M University-Kingsville in May 2018. Prior to that, she completed her M.S. in Biology and a certificate in GIS from Cal State LA. She is a graduate of UC Davis with a B.S. in Animal Science. She is most interested in engaging students in nature through formal and informal learning environments.

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Our research findings fit a variety of journals because of our multi-disciplinary approach to research. From science and biology education to wildlife science, find the most recent publications here!

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FEATURED IN

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NEWS AND MEDIA

Check out articles and news clips about our research...

 

Interested in joining our research team?