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Joy Damon

Catskill Science Collaborative Coordinator

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Joy is a past fellow of the Catskill Science Collaborative, where she studied perceptions of trail risk and difficulty in hiking areas within the Catskill Forest Preserve. In 2014 she completed a BA degree in Environmental Studies, Biology, and English at Guilford College in North Carolina, and in 2023 completed an MS degree at SUNY ESF in Natural Resources under Dr. Diane Kuehn. Her main research interests and goals include using place-based education and local community collaboration to encourage human and ecological resilience in the face of climate change.