Vaughn named a 2023 Smith Fellow

Congratulations to Vaughn for being one of five outstanding scientists receiving the 2023 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship . Vaughn will use this prestigious award to develop an integrative framework for rapid conservation assessments for insects. Vaughn will join Dr. Laura Melissa Guzman's lab at University of Southern California and continue to work with Dr. Rob Guralnick at University of Florida - Florida Museum of Natural History and Dr.

Paper published: Monarch demographics and conservation

A spatially explicit demographic model for North American monarchs and implications for conservation by Dr. Ries and colleagues was published by Ecological Entomology. The model results indicate that conservation actions in multiple regions will allow for the best population recovery and stability.

The full article is available from Wiley Online Library.