Associate Professor, Fort Lewis College
Colorado, United States
Dr Heidi Steltzer is a dedicated environmental scientist who sparks conversations that illuminate the connection of science and society. As an Associate Professor of Biology at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, Heidi promotes collaboration and the development of new approaches to increase success in science communication, education and environmental research. Living in this spectacular mountain region and writing and teaching about its multi-faceted environmental issues, including a recent op-ed on river health, has strengthened Heidi’s commitment to discuss the impacts of environmental changes on ecosystem health and the well-being of future generations. Her research has been published in Nature and featured in the New York Times.