CRS Grad Wins Stronach Research Prize

May 15, 2013

Nathan Bickart shows a group of graduate students how to identify and uproot invasive grass.

Conservation and Resource Studies major Nathan Bickart is one of seven graduating seniors selected as recipients of the 2013 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize, it was announced this week.

Bickart, a music minor, was given an award to partner with local residents of Richmond and San Pablo to construct raised bed community gardens and work to restore the natural ecosystem of the Wildcat Creek riparian corridor. Read more about the project. 

The prize, now in its eighth year, offers financial support for research projects and is administered by the Office of Undergraduate Research in the Undergraduate Division of the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Berkeley. Read the complete list of 2013 Stronach Prize recipients.