Congratulations to Dr. German on becoming the new director for the Center for Integrative Conservation Research! The CICR was founded in 2007 and supports innovative conservation and sustainability research and training through its interdisciplinary collaborations. The CICR also coordinates the Integrative Conservation (ICON) PhD program, which is offered through five UGA departments (anthropology, ecology, forestry and natural resources, geography, and marine sciences). Learn more about Dr. German and the CICR through the UGA Columns feature. Congratulations again to Dr. German on this exciting new position!