Human Dimensions in Undergraduate Fish and Wildlife Programs

Lara Mengak

Virginia Tech

Lara Mengak is a Master's student in Dr. Ashley Dayer's lab at Virginia Tech. Her research focuses on examining human disturbance and shorebird conservation in order to draft potential management solutions to mitigating or reducing disturbance.


Traditionally, fish and wildlife management and conservation relied heavily on the natural sciences to guide policy and action. In recent years, it has become widely recognized that utilizing a more interdisciplinary approach,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lara Mengak (Virginia Tech)
  2. Ashley A Dayer (Virginia Tech)
  3. Melissa Skirkanich (Virginia Tech)

Topic Areas

Topics: Communication and Education , Topics: Increasing HDFW Capacity


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