Madison Hall

Madison works with the applied ecologist to study, restore, and conserve California’s land.

As a habitat restoration technician, Madison Hall works with the applied ecologist at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden to study, restore, and conserve California’s land. She is involved in restoration trials for ecosystem services in a fire scar, invasive plant control, and long-term live-fuel moisture monitoring. Other aspects of her work include education and outreach activities. She makes seed collections of native plants, which are used for restoration projects and growing the Garden’s Conservation Seed Bank. Hall earned a bachelor’s degree in international studies from the University of Oregon and has worked for the Washington Conservation Corps doing restoration in urban parks as well as backcountry trail work. Most of her fieldwork experience has previously been in Oregon and Washington. 

Research interests: restoration ecology, invasive species impacts, conservation seed banking, community science, urban ecology, geographic information science 

Habitat Restoration Technician