Raelani Kesler

Graduate Student – MSc in Soil Science

email: rkesler@mail.ubc.ca

Education

  • BSc – Environmental Science and Terrestrial Resource Management, University of Washington (2015)

Research Interests

  • Regenerative agriculture and sustainable soil management
  • Mitigation of agricultural impacts on climate change
  • Use of audiomedia in dissemination of scientific research
  • Historic First Nations agricultural practices and role of indigenous ways of knowing in science

Current Research

I am working on the Too Much or Too Little Water project with the SAL lab. We are examining the effects of cover crops and plastic tarps, as well as nutrient management strategies,on soil quality on vegetable farms throughout BC.

Awards

School of Environmental and Forest Science Scholarship, University of Washington, 2014

Mary Gates Scholar, University of Washington, 2014