Daniel J. Larkin, Ph.D.Adjunct Associate Professor
Conservation Scientist and David Byron Smith Family Curator of Native Habitats, Chicago Botanic Garden
Program of Landscape Architecture
- Ph.D. Botany, University of Wisconsin–Madison
- B.A. Biology, University of California Santa Cruz
Research & Major Accomplishments
- Selected participant, Science Environment for Ecological Knowledge (SEEK) Early Career Faculty Workshop in Ecoinformatics, National Science Foundation (2007)
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scientific Teaching Fellow, Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching (2005-2006)
- Vilas Travel Fellowship, University of Wisconsin (2005)
Selected PublicationsTuchman, N.C., D.J. Larkin, P. Geddes, R. Wildova, K.J. Jankowski, and D.E. Goldberg. 2009. Patterns of environmental change associated with Typha x glauca invasion in a Great Lakes coastal wetland. Wetlands 29:964-975.
Larkin, D.J., J.M. West, and J.B. Zedler. 2009. Created pools increase food availability for fishes in a restored salt marsh. Ecological Engineering 35:65-74.
Zedler, J.B., C.L. Bonin, D.J. Larkin, and A. Varty. 2008. Salt marshes. Encyclopedia of Ecology, S.E. Jorgensen and B.D. Fath, eds. Elsevier, Oxford, pp. 3132-3141.
Larkin, D.J., S.P. Madon, J.M. West, and J.B. Zedler. 2008. Topographic heterogeneity influences fish use of an experimentally restored tidal marsh. Ecological Applications 18:483-496.
Zedler, J.B., D.A. Falk, and D.J. Larkin. 2007. Upstart views of restoration icons. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 88:104-112.
Larkin, D.J., G. Vivian-Smith, and J.B. Zedler. 2006. Topographic heterogeneity: Theory and ecological restoration. Foundations of Restoration Ecology, D.A. Falk, M.A. Palmer, and J.B. Zedler, eds. Island Press: Washington, D.C., pp. 142-164.
Professional Society Memberships
- Botanical Society of America
- Chicago Wilderness
- Ecological Society of America
- Society for Ecological Restoration
- Society of Wetland Scientists
- Wisconsin Wetlands Association
Editorial Board Service
Professional Society Service
Grants and Fellowships
- 2010-2012. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. $115,712. Enhancing the Capacity of Wetland Programs to Assess and Manage Habitat for Secretive Marshbird Support (sole PI)
- 2010-2011. Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant. $10,000. Ecological Genetics of Phragmites australis Invasion in Southern Lake Michigan Coastal Habitats (Seed) (PI, w/ J. Fant)
- 2010-2011. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. $45,000. Testing Restoration Effectiveness under a Changing Climate (Co-PI, w/ J. Fant, K. Skogen, and E. Yates)
- 2009-2012. National Science Foundation. $305,389. MRI: Acquisition of a Conservation GIS Laboratory (Co-PI, w/ P. Vitt, K. Havens, K. Skogen, and J. Fant)
- 2008-2010. USEPA. $75,000. Biodiesel Education: Green-collar Recruiting and Environmental Education for the Next-generation (Co-PI, w/ N.C. Tuchman, A.K. Varty, and S. Lishawa)
- 2008-2010. Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant. $80,000. How Do Plant Species Invasions Affect Water Quality Services Performed By Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands? (Co-PI, w/ N.C. Tuchman, P. Geddes, and D. Goldblatt)
- 2007-2008. US EPA. $10,000. P3 Phase I: Innovative Biodiesel Production: A Solution to the Scientific, Technical, and Educational Challenges of Sustainability (Co-PI, w/ N.C. Tuchman and P. Geddes)