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New York City Urban Field Station Staff

The New York City Urban Field Station is a partnership between the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station (FS NRS) and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation (NYC Parks) and includes core staff from the Natural Areas Conservancy (NAC).

 

Name Title Affiliation Email Telephone
Erika Svendsen Co-Director and Research Social Scientist FS NRS Contact 212-637-3598 or

718-225-3061 x102
Bram Gunther Co-Director NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061 x101
Novem Auyeung Senior Scientist NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061 x117
Ryan Baker-Urzua Research Assistant & Lab Manager NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061 x113
Lindsay Campbell Research Social Scientist FS NRS Contact 212-637-4175
Helen Forgione Senior Project Manager of Ecological Assessment NAC Contact 718-225-3061
Richard Hallett Research Ecologist FS NRS Contact 718-225-3061

Michelle Johnson

Research Ecologist FS NRS Contact

718-225-3061 ext. 104

Laura Landau

Project Manager, Stew-Map

FS NRS Contact 212-637-3576
Jamie Ong Project Manager, Wetlands and Riparian Restoration NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061 x116
Ellen Pehek Principle Ecologist NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061
Clara Pregitzer Ecological Assessment Field Coordinator NAC Contact 718-225-3061
Brady Simmons Research Ecologist NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061 x114
Lauren Smalls-Mantey Heat Resilience Project Coordinator NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061 x115

More Information

Affiliation of staff members are indicated in the table above:
FS NRS = Forest Service Northern Research Station
NYC Parks = City of New York Department of Parks & Recreation
NAC = Natural Areas Conservancy, a not-for-profit partner of NYC Parks.


Erika Svendsen, Lindsay Campbell, Rich Hallett, and Michelle Johnson are part of Research Work Unit NRS-08, Urban Forests, Environmental Quality, and Human Health.