B.S., Biology and Env. Studies, Bowdoin College, Maine M.S., Ecology, University of California - Davis Ph.D., Land Resources, Institute for Env. Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Phone: (603) 899-4322
koningc -[at]- franklinpierce dot edu
ES103 Introduction to Ecosystems and Wildlife Conservation
ES104 Introduction to Natural Resource Conservation
ES202 Sustainability Seminar
ES222 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
ES302 Sustainability Project
ES310 Environmental Impact Assessment
ES320 Wetland Ecology and Protection
ES480 Junior Seminar in Environmental Science/Studies
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
Wetland ecology and hydrology
Lake water quality management
Invasive plant ecology
Conservation biology Honors & Awards
1992: Best Paper Award, Society of Wetland Scientists 13th Annual Meeting 1991-1992: American Association of University Women Doctoral Fellowship 1991: Sigma Xi Small Grant Award 1991: Lois Almon Small Grant Award 1990,1991: National Audubon Society Graduate Research Award 1985: Distinguished Scholar Research Award, University of California-Davis 1985-1987: University Fellowship, University of California-Davis 1983: MaComber Prize in Biology, Bowdoin College
Publications and Presentations
Koning, C. and S. A. Ashworth. Wading Right In: Discovering the Nature of Wetlands. In
press: University of Chicago Press. Expected publication 2018.
Koning, C. and J. Bell. 2014. Impact of Rapid Infiltration Beds on Hydrology, Vegetation
and Chemistry of a Forested Wetland. Wetland Science and Practice 31(4):17-21. Available: http://issuu.com/societyofwetlandscientists/docs/december_2014_wsp/21?e=9901281/10455128
Lundsted, B., R. Balke and C. Koning. 2014. Management Plan for Pearly Pond, Rindge,
NH. NH Dept. of Env. Services, Concord NH.
Koning, C. and R. Singleton. 2013. Effects of Moderate Densities of Glossy Buckthorn
on Forested Plant Communities in Southwest New Hampshire, USA. Natural Areas Journal
Koning, C. 2011. Water Resources of Pisgah State Park. In NH Dept. of Resources
and Economic Development. Management Plan for Pisgah State Park. Concord, NH. Available:
New Hampshire Natural Heritage Bureau. 2006. Enriched Wetlands in New Hampshire: Field
Benchmarks, Analysis and Modeling. DRED Division of Forests and Lands and The Nature
Conservancy, Concord, NH. Dan Sperduto, Heather Herrmann, Catherine Owen Koning,
Scott Bailey, project participants.
Koning, C., R. Goodby and J. Harris. 2010. Place as a Catalyst for Engaged Learning
Franklin Pierce University. In Cenkl, Pavel. Nature and Culture in the Northern Forest.
University of Iowa Press.
Ecological Society of America
New England Wildflower Society
Society of Wetland Scientists
Natural Areas Association
New Hampshire Association of Natural Resource Scientists
NH-INBRE. 2017, 2016. Annual Meeting of the NH Idea Network for Biomedical Research
Excellence. Bretton Woods, NH.
NH-INBRE. 2015. Annual Meeting of the NH Idea Network for Biomedical Research Excellence.
Wentworth by the Sea, NH.
Society of Wetland Scientists. 2015. Annual Meeting. Providence, RI
Wisconsin Wetlands Association. 2015. Annual Meeting, Madison, WI.
NH Dept. of Environmental Services Watershed Protection Program/EPA Section 319 Grant
Awards: 2013, 2016.
Franklin Pierce Faculty Affairs Research Awards, 2016, 2005, 2001-2003.
The Nature Conservancy Small Grant Award 1997.
National Science Foundation Research in Undergraduate Institutions Grant 1997.
USAID Contractor, Homeland of the Cranes, Russia (under Dr. Robert Horwich), 1995.
Rindge Council, Secretary, 2017-present
Rindge Council, at-large representative, 2016-present
Natural Sciences Division Director, 2017-present
First Year Experience Committee, 2016-present
Associate Editor, Natural Areas Journal 2008-2017
Environmental Science Program Review, 2012-2014
Environmental Science Dept. Coordinator, 1998-2014
Environmental Studies Faculty Search Committee, 2012-2013
Vice Chair, Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place and Culture 1996-present.
Sustainability Council Co-Chair, 2007-present.
Technical Advisory Committee Member, Pisgah State Park Management Plan
Faculty Governance Task Force, Co-Chair, 2012-2013
FYI Steering Committee, 2011-2013
Advisory Committee, FPU MBA Energy and Sustainability Track, 2012-present
Advisory Committee, Professional Science Master's, Antioch University, 2012-present
Academic Showcase Divisional Representative, Spring 2012
Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting Planning Committee
President, New England Chapter of the Society of Wetland Scientists
Vice Chair, Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place and Culture
New England Wildflower Society Rare Plant Task Force
Member of the Peterborough Conservation Commission