Bailey McNichol

Bailey McNichol , Graduate Student

Program Information:

Ph.D., Biological Sciences

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Prior Degrees Earned:

M.S., Forest Resources, University of Georgia, 2018
B.S., Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, 2015
B.A., Spanish, University of Connecticut, 2015

Bill Dahl Graduate Student Research Award, Botanical Society of America, 2020
Great Plains Graduate Fellowship, 2020
School of Biological Sciences Special Funds Fellowship, 2020
Dr. Robert B. Kaul Nebraska Native Plant Research Grant, 2020
Warnell Teaching Award, 2019
First Place Student Presentation, Society of American Foresters - Forest Science and Technology Board, 2018
Warnell Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, 2018

Portrait of Bailey McNichol

Laboratory Association(s):

Dr. Sabrina Russo

Research Description:

I study diversity and change in the Niobrara Forests in North-Central Nebraska. Specifically, I am interested in assessing changes in species distributions and resource allocation along environmental gradients within these forests, from the river floodplain to the forest-prairie boundary.

I am an avid reader, traveler, and outdoor enthusiast. I enjoy running, cooking, and spending time with my partner, Will, and my friends. I am also a tree nerd and will talk to anyone who will listen about the amazing trees around us!