Title: Education & Outreach Specialist
Publications Committee • Illinois Natural History Survey • 2013–Present
Naturally Illinois Expo Committee • Prairie Research Institute • 2013–Present
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Caroll-Cunningham, C., J. Ellis, P. Marcum, D. Ruffatto, and G. Spyreas. 2015. A selection of common, unusual, and rare plants of Illinois. Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute. Champaign, IL.
Ruffatto, D., D. Zaya, and B. Molano-Flores. 2015. Reproductive success of the gynodioecious Lobelia spicata Lam. (Campanulaceae): female frequency, population demographics, and latitudinal patterns. International Journal of Plant Sciences 176(2):120–130.
Impacts of the Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern Railway Line on Natural Areas in the Western Chicago Metropolitan Area. Heske, E. J., and D. M. Ruffatto, eds. 2014.
Ruffatto, D. 2012. Population dynamics and reproductive ecology of the gynodioecious prairie species Lobelia spicata Lam. (Campanulaceae). MS Thesis. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL.
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Master of Plant Biology • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign • Urbana, IL
Bachelor of Biology & Environmental Science [double major] • University of St. Francis • Joliet, IL
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