Who we are

Meet the 2010 EnviroMentors

Brenda I. Castro Voltaggio


Interests: Environmental Management, Water Management, Photography

Experience: Poster presentation at the 93th ESA Meeting in Milwaukee, WI; Santa Barbara LTER Field Trip with SEEDS; undergraduate research relate to limnology, GIS and remote sensing, tropical ecology and biodiversity, marine biology , and water quality

Johanna Colon Lopez


Interests: Social dimension of environmental science

Experience: HACU National Internship Program; UPR-PUPR-ATI Professional Development Program; National Student Exchange Program in Hilo, Hawaii; undergraduate researches relate to: coral reef, resilience, water quality, socioeconomic

Ileana Freytes

Interests: Marine ecology and zoology, marine invertebrates

Experience: 2010 ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting; MIMSUP Internship Program;
undergraduate research projects related to: coastal anemones, coral reefs, and
seagrass communities

Jennifer Toledo Rivera


Interests: Geomorphology; Geography; Paleontology

Experience: Poster Presentation at Geological Society of America at Florida; REU in Biodiversity Conservation at University of North Carolina, Wilmington; Field Work for shell collection at North Carolina with UNCW

Mayra A. Sánchez García


Interests: Costal Science; Human dimensions of environmental science

Experience: Internship HACU Forest Service Coleville,Wa; 38th Benthic Ecology Meeting Corpus Christi, TX; NHEC Training institute Albuquerque, NM

Miriam Toro Rosario


Interests: environmental science; biospeleology; environmental education

Experience: Environmental Education with Puerto Rico Conservation Trust; REU in University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Station, Wisconsin and Michigan; Academic Exchange Program in Trier and Dortmund, Germany; Tropical Biology Summer Course with Organization for Tropical Studies in Costa Rica; undergraduate research relate to: germination dynamics, cave biota