Leandra Gonzalez

Leandra Gonzalez

Leandra Gonzalez is a junior at FIU pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies with a focus in Agri-Science. As an FCCAgE student, she contributed to research on the parasitoid relationships of beneficial caterpillars at FIU as well as coffee berry bower behavior at the USDA ARS Beltsville Agricultural Research Center in Beltville, Maryland. She is currently an iCATCH scholar and is working on developing a research project to look at the impact of climate change on bee pollination at the Rocky Mountain Biological Station in Colorado under the advisement of Dr. Berry Brosi. As she furthers her career, Leandra wishes to delve into climate change issues and understand what kind of environmental repercussions may take place in terms of plant development as well as what growers can do to prepare themselves.