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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 ext. 301
Bram Gunther Co-Director NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061
Novem Auyeung Senior Scientist NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061 x 312;
212-360-1465
Ryan Baker-Urzua Research Assistant & Lab Manager NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061 x310
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. 303

Laura Landau

Project Manager, Stew-Map

FS NRS Contact 212-637-3576
Heather McMillen  

Postdoctoral Research Social Scientist

FS NRS Contact  
Ellen Pehek Principle Ecologist NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061
Clara Pregitzer Ecological Assessment Field Coordinator NAC Contact  
Ruth Rae Associate Staff Analyst and Facilities Manager NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061
Brady Simmons Research Ecologist NYC Parks Contact 718-225-3061

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.