Jennifer Ackerfield

Jennifer AckerfieldJennifer Ackerfield has been studying the flora of Colorado for 20 years, and most recently wrote a Flora of Colorado, a comprehensive guide to all species of plants in Colorado. She is currently a curator at the Colorado State University Herbarium, teaches Plant Identification and Grass Taxonomy, and is passionate about educating students on the wonderful world of botany. She received her Master’s in Botany 2001 and is currently working on her PhD in Botany. Jennifer has worked with the Colorado Native Plant Society, Colorado Natural Heritage Program, U.S. Forest Service, Colorado BLM, and Mesa Verde National Park.