Susanne Marczak

Blogger Profile: Susanne Marczak

Susanne Marczak is a research technician for the Applied Animal Ecology Division of the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research and also assists with administration of the Cocha Cashu Biological Station in the Peruvian Amazon. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, with degrees in ecology, behavior and evolution (B.S.) and economics (B.A.). Throughout the year she provides support for a variety of local research projects but works primarily on efforts to restore grassland habitat through the reintroduction of California ground squirrels.
A New Nature

A New Nature

I grew up in a very different place than San Diego; I was born and raised in Nova Scotia, Canada, where towns were smaller and times seemed simpler, and seeking entertainment outdoors was the standard. Nintendo hadn’t yet been invented, car phones were the next big thing, and nobody could have imagined that something like the Internet could ever exist.   read more