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Black-capped Chickadee

(Poecile atricapillus)

BirdHabitatBot Team

Nancy Marek, Founder

Nancy is currently developing a robot prototype under the National Science Foundation's Small Business Innovation Research grant. She is developing a new method to work with unpiloted aerial systems and robotics to map and monitor non-native invasive plants in the deciduous forest understory. She received a B.A. in biology from Mount Holyoke College, a Master of Forest Science from the Yale School of the Environment, and a Ph.D. from the Dept. of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Connecticut. 

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Amber Agnew, Assistant Manager

Amber, a current master's student at UConn, will assist in project management, drone flights, web design, and   community outreach, encouraging curiosity and problem solving for scientists-in-training.

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