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Awards & Recognition
Amanda Kindred, majoring in Animal Ecology at Iowa State University, was a participant in Science with Practice this fall. Science with Practice is a learning and work experience program in researc...Fall 2017Verified by Iowa State University
Iowa State University
Field and Laboratory TechnicianApril 2017 - Present
Assisting in an entomological field study of native bee species, including field sampling, identification, taxonomy, and data entry. Utilizing dissection microscope to effectively identify specimens to species level using morphological traits. Creating and organized insect collection following proper specimen processing techniques.Expand ▾
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
InternMay 2014 - August 2014
Observed and assisted resident Natural Resources Biologist in daily responsibilities.
Gained basic knowledge of common sampling techniques including electrofishing.
Assisted in trout stocking in streams.
Projects, Publications & Classwork
Science with Practice Poster (Presentation)Poster presentation outlining experience as a field and laboratory technician aiding in the study of native bees.