Isabel Nykamp

Isabel Nykamp

Lab Tech/Member

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Isabel, also known as Izzy, was born and raised in Western Michigan. Growing up immersed in wooded habitats and surrounded by striking water bodies, she fell in love with Michigan’s aquatic habitats. She graduated from Calvin University of Grand Rapids in December of 2022 with honors and is now pursuing a masters degree through the Harte Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. In her free time, Izzy likes to explore new trails, knit, read, and get coffee with friends.

Learn more at

  • Wetland conservation
  • GIS mapping and analysis
  • Drone photography
  • Restoration planning
  • Invasive species
  • Gardening
  • Aquatic plants
  • Kayaking
  • Folk music
  • B.S. Calvin University 2022 with a Major in Environmental Health & Conservation, Minor in Geography

  • Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Harte Research Institute