Marit Wilkerson

About Marit Wilkerson

As an AAAS S&T Policy Fellow, Dr. Marit Wilkerson serves as a climate change advisor for the Africa Bureau for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Washington, D.C. With the University of California, Davis, her dissertation work centered on invasive plants in conservation corridors, and her motivating passion is to promote conservation science and ethics to a broader public through applied research and real-world outreach. To learn more, please visit

Connectivity approaches in state wildlife action plans

2016-10-14T10:10:53-04:00 March 18th, 2014|

Written by Iara Lacher and Marit Wilkerson In a study recently published in Conservation Biology, authors Lacher and Wilkerson used 50 State Wildlife Action Plans (SWAPs) [] to evaluate how the U.S., as a whole, addresses [...]

Managing plant invasions in corridors

2016-10-14T10:11:07-04:00 June 26th, 2013|

Just recently, Conservation Corridor posted notice of a new paper in Biological Invasions by Glen, Pech, and Byrom about invasive species and connectivity, and now there’s another paper on the topic that delves more into [...]