Clara Buchholtz grew up in Chico, CA and holds a BA in Neuroscience and German from Wellesley College and an MS in Biology from California State University, Chico. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior at Boise State University. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor adventures, gardening and playing violin.
Clara’s research interests broadly center around understanding which conservation and restoration actions can help ecological communities adapt to a changing climate. She is particularly interested in examining the combined effects of different kinds of disturbance and how a holistic picture of impacts to a landscape can inform strategic approaches for maintaining resilient, diverse ecosystems.