Forest Ecologist, The Morton Arboretum
Dr. Christy Rollinson
Dr. Christy Rollinson is the Forest Ecologist at The Morton Arboretum, where her research focuses on investigating impacts of both weather and climate on tree life cycles, growth, and forest change. Christy’s work uses a variety of approaches to understand the challenges facing trees in a variety of managed and unmanaged systems in the past, present, and future. Christy holds a B.A. in Biology and Environmental Studies from Oberlin College and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Ecology from the Pennsylvania State University. At The Morton Arboretum, Christy has been highly involved with science and climate change communication to a variety of professional and non-professional audiences.