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Afsari Banu, MS (2017)
Email: afsari@ufl.edu
Thesis: Morphological Differentiation and Herbicide Control of the Ludwigia uruguayensis Complex in Florida


Brett Bultemeier, PhD (2012) now a Water Resource Manager with Clarke Environmental Products and Services
6416 NW 168th Street
Alachua, FL, 32615
Phone: 352-240-5560
Email: bbultemeier@clarke.com
Thesis: Herbicide Release and Plant Uptake Dynamics of Selected Granular Aquatic Herbicides (PDF)


Jon Gosselin, MS (May 2017) now a Technical Specialist with SePRO
Email: jong@sepro.com
Thesis: Growth and Biology of Illinois Pondweed (PDF)


Jeff Hutchinson, PhD (2010) now an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio
College of Science
Environmental Science Program
FLN 4.02.56
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249
Phone: 210-458-5396
Email: jeffrey.hutchinson@utsa.edu
Thesis: Physiological Characteristics of Herbicides and Management of Old World Climbing Fern (Lygodium Microphyllum) (PDF)


Heather VanHeuveln, MS (2016) now employed with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Gainesville, FL)
Email: heathervanheuveln@gmail.com
Thesis: Chinese Tallow Tree (Triadica sebifera) Management and Seed Biology by Heather VanHeuveln (PDF)


Leif Willey, MS (December 2012) now employed with Aquatic Systems Inc.
Research Biologist
Pompano Beach, FL
Phone: 800-432-4302
Email: leif.willey@aquaticsystems.com
Thesis: Biology and Control of the Invasive Aquatic Plant Crested Floating Heart (Nymphoides cristata) (PDF)


Kate Wilson, MS (2012) now an Invasive Species Outreach Coordinator for the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC)
Helena, Montana
Phone: 406-444-2951
Email: kate.wilson@mt.gov
Thesis: Florida Freshwater Boater And Anglers’ Awareness And Perceptions Of Aquatic Invasive Species And Adoption Of Preventive Behaviors (PDF)


Joshua Wood, MS (May 2017) now a Regulatory Affairs Specialist with SePRO (Carmel, IN)
Email: joshuaw@sepro.com
Thesis: Biology and Mangement of Monoecious Hydrilla (PDF)