Dr. Abbey Paulson awarded
Second Century Science Fellowship
Dr. Elizabeth “Abbey” L. Paulson has been awarded the first Second Century Science Fellowship by Schoodic Institute. Dr. Paulson is a newly graduated PhD from the University of Colorado. The announcement was made July 15, 2016 in Bar Harbor, Maine during a celebration of the new science partnership between the American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, the National Park Service, and other institutions.
Dr. Paulson’s research project entitled ‘Environmental DNA analysis of soil and intertidal communities and freshwater habitat connectivity in Acadia National Park’ supports the goals of the Second Century Stewardship Partnership, with a focus on research relevant to informing stewardship and management of Acadia National Park, potential to advance science education, communication, and public engagement. Learn more about the Second Century Science Fellowship here.