Heinke Jäger

Restoration Ecologist

Heinke started to work in the CDRS in 1998, first on the introduced quinine tree (Cinchona pubescens) and then on rare and endangered plant species.

After receiving her PhD from Technical University Berlin, Germany, she carried out her postdoctoral research on invasive species at Brown University, USA.

She is now a senior scientist at CDRS and her research is focused on investigating terrestrial plant and animal species in Galapagos. This includes the distribution, impacts and control of these species, as well as the restoration of invaded ecosystems.

Articles

Researching the Introduced Fowler’s Tree Frog In Santa Cruz Island

The Galapagos Islands include a large biodiversity of vertebrates including mammals, reptiles, birds and fish. However, as far as amphibians are concerned, the only one found on the islands is...

Satellite Images Donation to Help Control of Invasive Plant Species in Galapagos

The Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) received a donation of high resolution satellite images from the DigitalGlobe Foundation through Brown University, US. This donation has been received by ...

CDF Takes Part in Galapagos Symposium in San Francisco

The symposium “Galápagos 2015: Science, Conservation, and History in the 180 years since Darwin” gathered about 60 researchers, experts, students and passionate audi...

Monitoring Effects of Blackberry Control at Los Gemelos

The unique animals and plants of the Galapagos archipelago have experienced few extinctions, mainly due to the late colonization of the islands by humans and the high level of protection of mos...

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