Alexia LaGrone

Intern: Applied Geoscience Team

Alexia LaGrone is a senior at Louisiana State University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Ecology and Management with a concentration in ecological restoration and a minor in Oceanography and Coastal Sciences.

LaGrone started with The Water Institute in January 2020 and since then has helped work on projects such as the Louisiana Climate Task Force, Gulf Sturgeon project, and various other projects. Her research interests include the interconnectedness of social and environmental justice as it relates to climate change law and coastal mitigation.

LaGrone is currently also a freshwater ecology laboratory student worker, and previously was an Edgar Veillon Conservation Leadership Corps Scholar, an Udall Scholar by the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, and a Save the Manatee Club Policy and Science Intern. Her honor’s thesis examines how channel and bank stability affect fish carbon and nitrogen isotope levels. She is currently president of the state collegiate 4-H in Louisiana and restarted LSU’s 4-H club in 2020.