Kevin Krasnow, Ph.D., Research & Graduate Faculty, Teton Research Institute of Teton Science Schools: Kevin works as graduate and research faculty at the Teton Research Institute and Graduate Program of the Teton Science Schools. He is a disturbance ecologist and educator who seeks to better understand how to live sustainably with the natural world. His research focuses on understanding how and why ecosystems change and identifying opportunities for increasing ecosystem resilience. He currently teaches ecology courses to TSS graduate students, but has taught high school and instructed outward bound courses in the Beartooth Mountains.
In his research, he examines how human management, climate change, or natural disturbances such as wildfire impact habitat quality, vegetation dynamics, ecosystem services, and human values at risk. His past research has focused on aspen ecology and management as well as fuels mapping, fire history, fire effects, and wildfire simulation modeling in the Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada.
About the Teton Science Schools (Jackson Hole, WY): Teton Science Schools’ mission is to connect people, nature and place through education, science and stewardship. TSS is an organization in northwest Wyoming and Idaho comprised of seven program areas sharing a common vision of education. We have been teaching about the natural world and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem since 1967. TSS is deeply rooted in the outdoors as place anchors and enriches our understanding of the world. Our organization has educated, trained and inspired thousands of children, youth and adults, bringing them together through the study of nature and place-based education. We serve students from across Wyoming, the Intermountain West, the nation and around the world.