Title: Wetland Plant Ecologist
Wetland assessments; plant surveys; wetland mitigation monitoring; educational outreach
Wetland and plant communities; Sustainable agriculture; Ecological restoration.
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Mortar Board Honorary Society
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Society of Wetland Scientists
Grand Prairie Friends
Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
Seed Saver Exchange
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I have been lead author on over 32 IDOT wetland delineation and monitoring projects and reports submitted for regulatory compliance. I have also assisted with over 57 additional IDOT projects and reports.
Plant and Invertebrate Community Changes by Flood-Pulsing in a Constructed Riparian Wetland. Caiassa, MK, Nieset, JE, Romita, A, and deSzalay, FA. American Geophysical Union, Spring Meeting 2005, abstract #NB32F-03.
The Effect of Protozoan Predation on Four Bacterial Communities. Nieset, J. E. University of Akron Master Thesis. May 2006. Document number: akron 1145300999, University of Akron library.
Drinkard, M., Kershner, M., Romito, A., Nieset, J, and De Szalay, F. Responses of Plants and Invertebrate Assemblages to Water Level Fluctuation in Headwater Wetlands. Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 30(4):981-996. 2011.
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I initiated and coordinated a schoolyard wetland project at Dater Montessori School, completed September 2012. In addition to constructing a small wetland we had wetland and water quality related educational activities for the elementary school students at Dater. For more information as well as pictures see: http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/research/wetlands/projects/dater
Society of Wetland Scientists North Central Chapter: President-Elect/Program Committee Chair/Regional Coordinator of Wetland Treasures Program 2015-present; Treasurer/Secretary/Membership Committee Chair 2013-2015.
M.S. Biology, University of Akron
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