Katie finished her BS this spring (2008) at SUNY-ESF in the department of Environmental and Forest Biology. She received REU funding for her work during the summer of 2007 investigating C and N cycling in northeastern forests. On the left Katie and Erik Hobbie collect a soil sample at the Bartlett Experimental forest in New Hampshire. In the middle Katie is holding a large cup fungus (Peziza) during a two week mycology field course with Dr. Tim Baroni at Raquette Lake. On the right she stands with her poster at the Spotlight on Student Research at SUNY-ESF in 2008.