Sneha Suresh

Sneha Suresh is pursuing a Human Ecology degree with the hope of becoming a wildlife veterinarian in the future. The scholarship will help fund her research project focussing on the common loon. Suresh will necropsy loon cadavers, collect tissue samples, and analyze those samples for microplastics. She will also work with Somes-Meynell Wildlife Sanctuary to monitor loon behavior on Mt. Desert Island lakes.

Sneha is a recipient of a 2021 Maine Sea Grant Undergraduate Scholarship in Marine Sciences.