B.S., Wildlife Ecology, 2016, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Grace Sowaske graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Ecology and a minor in Environmental studies. After graduation Grace built a tiny house on wheels and was featured on the T.V show Tiny House, Big Living, season 5 episode 5. She then went on to work in the marine aquaculture field at two different facilities in Florida working with larval marine ornamentals.
She started her master’s program at the Tropical Aquaculture lab in July 2018 with an expected graduation of Spring 2020. Her research is funded through Rising Tide Conservation and will focus on developing aquaculture protocols for Flame Hawkfish (Neocirrhites armatus), Yellow Wrasse (Halichoeres chrysus), and Blue Tang (Paracanthurus hepatus).