Jessica Halofsky

A research ecologist with the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences was awarded one of seven Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards for Natural Resources from the Association for Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

Jessica Halofsky, who works with SEFS and at the USDA Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station, received the award in the Individual Achievement Category.

According to the Association for Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ website, the Climate Adaptation Leadership Award, established in 2016, recognizes exemplary leadership by individuals, agencies, businesses and other organizations to reduce impacts and advance adaptation of the nation’s vital natural resources and the many people who depend on them in a changing world. Recipients were selected from 20 nominations representing activities from individuals and federal, tribal, state, local, and non‐governmental organizations from around the country.