Scientific Staff

Kate Good, MS

Tree Conservation Research Assistant II

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As a researcher in the Global Tree Conservation Program, Kate Good works on projects that prioritize species for conservation action.

Good develops and applies qualitative and quantitative methods for assessing the most urgent conservation needs for threatened tree species. This includes preparing and updating IUCN Red List threat assessments, creating species distribution maps using spatial analysis software, and developing conservation gap analyses. She also leads conservation planning activities and capacity building with international stakeholders.

Good has a background in higher education. She worked managing environmental science teaching laboratories at universities in New York and New Jersey. She especially enjoys introducing students to field work and how to successfully collect, manage, and analyze data.


BS, Environmental Science

University of Illinois
Urbana-Champaign, IL

MS, Environmental Science

University of Canterbury
Christchurch, New Zealand

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