Heather has a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Conservation from Juniata College and a Master of Environmental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently a Teaching Assistant and Ph.D. Candidate in Environmental Science at Drexel University. Heather’s current research focus is on biodiversity in urban green spaces. She has additional research projects on the biogeography of Jamaican land snails; and the biodiversity of a multi-habitat nature preserve in Chester County, PA. Heather can be contacted at HLK35@drexel.edu. Find Heather on Instagram where she shares research, personal, and other updates and information.
Research Interests: conservation, ecology, biodiversity, terrestrial mollusks, birds, resource management, science communication
- Kostick, H. L. and Koenig, S. 2021. Immediate conservation concerns for terrestrial jamaican mollusks – why SML-173 will be a problem for Cockpit Country. Tentacle March 2021 (29): 5-7. Link: https://www.hawaii.edu/cowielab/Tentacle/Tentacle_29.pdf
- Kostick, H. L. and Rosenberg, G. 2020. Dispersal and vagility of Jamaican terrestrial molluscs. The Malacologist (74): 15.
- Kostick, H. L. 2019. Interesting finds in Jamaica – report from the field 2018. Tentacle Feb. 2019 (27): 26-27. Link: https://www.hawaii.edu/cowielab/Tentacle/Tentacle_27.pdf
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