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Conservation Biology major Katie Oram receives grant to return to Kenya

Conservation Biology major Katie Oram '11 received a grant from the SLU Mellon Initiative to travel to Kenya during the summer to launch her senior research project on the compatibility between wildlife conservation and the Maasai pastoralist lifestyle in Kenya.The work involved organizing and supervising game counts inside and outside of protected areas in Maasailand, interviewing Maasai herders, conservationists, and others.