First Advisor

Amy Schreier


Regis College

Degree Name

MS Environmental Biology

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Number of Pages

83 pages


This project is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Masters of Science in Environmental Biology at Regis University. Chapter 1 is a literature review on the human-induced threats to the Kemp's ridley sea turtle. Chapter 2 is a grant proposal to assess TED effectiveness in reducing Kemp's ridley bycatch in the Southeast Region. Chapter 3 is a journal manuscript identifying the anthropogenic threats to Avifauna in the Denver metropolitan area using wildlife rehabilitation data. Lastly, Chapter 4 is a stakeholder analysis that identifies economically feasible alternatives to palm oil expansion in Sumatra, Indonesia.

Date of Award

Spring 2023

Location (Creation)

Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)

Rights Statement

All content in this Collection is owned by and subject to the exclusive control of Regis University and the authors of the materials. It is available only for research purposes and may not be used in violation of copyright laws or for unlawful purposes. The materials may not be downloaded in whole or in part without permission of the copyright holder or as otherwise authorized in the “fair use” standards of the U.S. copyright laws and regulations.