The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Elise Gornish

Elise Gornish
Cooperative Extension Specialist
PhD, 2013, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL
MS, 2009, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL
BS, Hunter College, New York NY
Mailing Address: 
1064 E. Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Program: 
Ecology, Management, and Restoration of Rangelands
Research: 
Current research foci include addressing restoration & weed management strategies that mitigate effects of climate change (particularly warming & decreasing precipitation), & designing financially & logistically feasible restoration strategies.
Teaching: 
I employ a variety of strategies to facilitate knowledge exchange, including organization of workshops & field days, development of online information portals & best management guidelines, public presentations & a strong social media presence.
Research Topics: 
Climate Adaptation and Sustainability
Ecology Management and Restoration of Rangelands
Invasive Species
Plant and Soil Ecology
Restoration Ecology