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Blazing a trail with butterflies
October 1, 2007

Keen on conservation biology, grad student Cheryl Schultz 15 years ago began investigating whether habitat corridors were needed for the survival of an Oregon butterfly.

Today Schultz is the acknowledged authority in the Pacific Northwest on butterfly conservation. An assistant professor in the School of Biological Sciences at WSU Vancouver, she built her reputation and her expertise through a series of 35 modest grants from a variety of governmental agencies and conservation groups. 

With her knowledge and experience, Schultz can advise land managers trying to balance the need to preserve rare species with the growing pressures to … » More …

Blazing a trail with butterflies
September 27, 2007

Keen on conservation biology, grad student Cheryl Schultz 15 years ago began investigating whether habitat corridors were needed for the survival of an Oregon butterfly.

Today Schultz is the acknowledged authority in the Pacific Northwest on butterfly conservation. An assistant professor in the School of Biological Sciences at WSU Vancouver, she built her reputation and her expertise through a series of 35 modest grants from a variety of governmental agencies and conservation groups. 

With her knowledge and experience, Schultz can advise land managers trying to balance the need to preserve rare species with the growing pressures to … » More …

Butterflies focus of $50,000 study
January 7, 2004

Washington State University Vancouver has received a $50,000 science fund to focus on the ecology and conservation of Northwest butterflies and their prairie habitats.Officially titled the “WSU Vancouver Science Fund for Ecology and Conservation of Northwest Butterflies and Their Habitats,” the fund was donated by Stuart and Sharon Shultz. “It is our hope and expectation that the funding we provide will help the university conduct research that will become a magnet for additional grants that will help establish WSU Vancouver as a nationally recognized center for ecological research,” said Stuart and Sharon Shultz.Current conservation activities at WSU Vancouver focus on at-risk butterfly species, such as … » More …