PhD, Cornell University | 2020-Current

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Dr. Alex Flecker Lab

BS, Western Washington University | 2016-2019

Environmental Science, Terrestrial Ecology Emphasis

Honors and Awards

• ACEER Conservation Fellow: 2022

• TGF Founders Fund Scholar: 2021

• Cornell University First-year Graduate Fellow in Life Sciences: 2020

• Thomas Henry Huxley Award Recipient – “This award recipient demonstrated exceptional scholastic achievement and has been involved in the community, served Huxley College, and has shown all-around excellence in environmental studies” 2019

• Honorary Commencement Speaker - Western Washington University, Huxley College of the Environment: 2019


Duvall, E., Griffiths, B., Clauss, M., and A. Abraham (In review). Allometry of sodium requirements and mineral lick use among herbivorous mammals.

• Abraham A., Duvall, E., le Roux, E., Ganswindt, A., Clauss, M., Doughty, C., and A. Webster (In review) Anthropogenic supply of nutrients in a wildlife reserve may compromise conservation success.

Duvall, E., Schwabe, E., and K. Steensma (In review). A rare win-win between farmers and apex-predators: investigating the use of anthropogenic resources by eagles on dairy farms

• Abraham, A., Duvall, E., Ferraro, K., Webster, A., Doughty, C., le Roux, E., and D. Ellis-Soto. (2022, In press). Understanding anthropogenic impacts on zoogeochemistry is essential for ecological restoration. Restoration Ecology

Duvall, E. (2022). Spatiotemporal responses of bald eagles to changes in salmon carcass availability in the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Science Vol 95.

• Buchanan, B., Sethi, S., Cuppett, S., Jackman, G., Lung, M., Zarri, L., Duvall, E., et al. (2022) A machine learning approach to identify barriers in stream networks demonstrates high prevalence of unmapped riverine dams. Journal of Environmental Management

Duvall, E. and McLaughlin, J. (In preparation). Measuring restoration progress using river-dependent birds: Lessons from Elwha dam removal


• The Athena Fund for Research at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology 2020

• Sustainable Biodiversity Fund; Atkinson Center for Sustainability 2020

• Dean’s Fund of Sustainability Studies Award; Huxley College of the Environment 2018

• Washington Chapter of The Wildlife Society Research Grant Award 2018


Duvall, E., McLaughlin, J. (2021) Riverbird responses to dam removals on the Elwha River Olympic National Park Science Symposium

Duvall, E. (2019) Nooksack River Bald Eagles: Current Status and Conservation Recommendations. Whatcom Wildlife Advisory Committee

Duvall, E. (2019) Measuring restoration progress using river-dependent birds: Lessons from Elwha dam removal. Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference

Duvall, E., Jones, R., and Pollack, S. (2018) River-dependent bird responses to impacts of dam removal. Western Washington University Scholars Week

Professional Experience

• 2018 – 2020 GIS Program Lead, CASCADE WATER ALLIANCE

• 2017 - 2018 Environmental Intern, CASCADE WATER ALLIANCE


• 2014 - 2017 Outdoor Recreational Guide, COMPASS OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Leadership Positions

• Vice President: Tropical Biology & Conservation GSA, Cornell University

• Treasurur: Biogeochemistry GSA, Cornell University

• Committee Member: North Bend Parks and Recreation: 2014-2016

Activities and Volunteer Work

• Youth Mentor: The Learning Web, Ithaca, NY

• Adviser: BirdBot Artificial Intelligence

• Volunteer: Hawk Watch, Chelan Ridge Raptor Banding site: 2018

• Volunteer: Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference; 2018

• Volunteer: Wildlife Monitoring Technician, WWU Department of Biology: 2017

• Volunteer: Vine Deloria Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium: 2019

• Computational Sustainability Doctoral Consortium Attendee

• High school varsity soccer Captain, MVP, and 1st Team All-Conference Player: 2016

• Co-founder: Be the Change Leadership Conference: 2011-current

Skills and Certificates

• Certificates: River Studies and Leadership; River Science; ACA Swiftwater Rescue Certificate: Level 2

• GIS software: ArcGIS Pro; ArcGIS Online; ESRI Products; QGIS

• Statistical languages/programs: R, RStudio, Python, SQL, MATLAB

• Other software: Dragonfly, Google Earth engine, Ableton

• Spatial data processing: Remote sensing; image analysis; LiDAR; radio telemetry

• Wildlife survey methods: songbirds, riverbirds, raptors, carnivores, amphibians

Organizations and Affiliations

• Washington Chapter of the Wildlife Society

• River Management Society

• Puget Sound ESRI User Group

• ArcUser