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UBC zoologist is donating $100,000 to help secure Okanagan habitats for at-risk species. (Photo: Graham Osborne, The Nature Trust of BC)

“Genius grant” helps secure Okanagan habitats for at-risk species

Nov. 2, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

University of British Columbia zoologist Sarah Otto is using her MacArthur “genius grant” toward preserving fragile habitats in the South Okanagan region of British Columbia.

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Sarah Otto. Photo courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

UBC biologist wins MacArthur “genius” grant

Sep. 20, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , ,

Sarah Otto, a zoology professor and director of the Biodiversity Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, is one of 22 people to be picked for this year’s round of ”genius grants” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

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