Dana Bauer is an interdisciplinary researcher with particular interests in conservation and sustainability. She applies economic and ecological theory towards the assessment of ecosystem services and the analysis of policies and programs that aim to protect them. Her current research focuses on: (1) integrated pollinator-pest management, specifically farmer willingness to engage in pollinator conservation activities, and (2) the conservation of vernal pools and other small natural features that provide large ecosystem functions. Her research has been funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the National Science Foundation. She holds a PhD in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics and an MA in Urban and Environmental Policy.
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Land, Open Space, Smart Growth
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Policy
Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477