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Program founder Erika Zavaleta, left, and program director Justin Cummings.

Program founder Erika Zavaleta, left, and program director Justin Cummings.

Conservation program aims to build diversity

UC Santa Cruz has received a $2 million grant for a conservation scholars program to recruit 20 exceptional students each year over four years for intensive hands-on field experiences leading to careers in conservation.

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