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Ron Smith

Instructor, Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science Director, DESLA Summer Program

Ron Smith

Email: rvs33@drexel.edu


Education

  • BS, Biology, Boston College
  • MS, Biology, Rutgers University

Research Interests

Shorebird Ecology and Conservation; Amphibians of the NJ Pine Barrens; Restoration Ecology; Climate Change – Regional Effects and Education

Biography

Ron Smith is a BEES instructor and teaches environmental science in the Haddonfield School District in Haddonfield, NJ. Ron researches shorebird abundance and disturbance along the NJ coast, surveys amphibian diversity in the NJ Pine Barrens and practices ecological restoration, with focus on riparian corridors, along the Cooper River in the Lower Delaware Watershed. Centered out of Pinelands Preservation Alliance in Southampton, NJ, Ron leads the Life Science Field Training Institute for educators during the summer.