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Ms. Patrice Mutchnick

Biological Sciences Lab Director


Contact

Degrees

Advising

Hobbies


CONTACT INFORMATION

Department of Natural Sciences
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, NM 88061
mutchnickp@wnmu.edu
Office – Harlan Hall 112
Phone – (575) 538-6442

 

DEGREES

B.S. University of Main at Orono. 1985; Major: Parks and Recreation Management
M.S.  Ohio University. 1994; Enviromental Studeies: Ethnobotany

Teaching Certificate in Secondary Science Education

ADVISING

Advisor for biology

 

RESEARCH

Guyana, South America, 1996-1997 Plant Collector for the Smithsonian Institution

Guatemala: 1994, 1993, Ethno botany of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Masters Thesis

Vegetation study of upland habitats in subtropical moist forests.  Wildlife Conservationinternational  

Ecuador: 1992, Ecotourism in the Quechua Village of Caipirona, University Research Expeditions, The effect of petroleum exploration on the indigenous communities of Cuyabeno River.

Olympic National Park, 1982, Salmon reintroduction plan in the Hayses and Elwha Rivers, relocation of exotic mountain goats from high alpine meadows, revegetation projects

 

HOBBIES

  • Native Plant Society
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Traveling
 
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