Trista Patterson

Ecological Economist

Pacific Northwest Research Station

Headshot of Dr. Trista Patterson.

My favorite science experience is kind of “the darkness before the dawn.” So many times I’ve been hashing over a difficult problem for weeks, months, years, and then one day some missing piece falls into place. Usually when this experience occurs, I am not in my office or in front of a computer. I am hiking with a colleague or having a conversation about something totally different and unexpected with someone I’ve just met!


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