Dr. Alexandra Kosiba
Alexandra (Ali) is a forest ecologist and tree physiologist who specializes in understanding tree response to climate and other environmental change. She is the former Research Projects Coordinator for FEMC where she oversaw and analyzed data for regional and state projects. Ali received her PhD and MS degrees in Natural Resources (Forest Science) from the Rubinstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at UVM, after which she worked as a Research Specialist analyzing regional forest disturbance data, and then the Instructor for Dendrology and Natural Resource Ecology and Assessment. Currently, Ali is the Climate Forester for the State of Vermont where she helps provide scientific expertise to the Department, guide forest adaptation strategies, and create resources for education and outreach.