Escondido resident Steffani Clark-Jijon has been awarded the T.K. Wilson & W. Hardy Eshbaugh Scholarship of $500 from Miami University’s Department of Biology.
Clark-Jijon, who was accepted into the Global Field Program in 2016, has studied conservation research in Baja. This summer Clark-Jijon will study steppe ecology, with a focus on the Pallas’ cat, Przewalski’s horse and participatory conservation media, in Mongolia. Clark-Jijon works as a graduate researcher for the Institute for Conservation Research at San Diego Zoo Global.