Bonnie Keeler is a staff scientist at IonE, where she leads the Minnesota-based Natural Capital Project team. Bonnie earned her Ph.D. in economics, policy, management and society in the Natural Resources Science and Management program at the University of Minnesota (2013). She has a M.S. in ecology from the University of Minnesota (2007) and a B.A. in biology from the Colorado College (2001). Her dissertation research investigated the human well-being consequences of changes in water quality.
In her work with the Natural Capital Project, Bonnie is applying ecosystem services approaches to improve water management, quantify the externalities associated with land use change and support decision making in urban and agricultural ecosystems.