Michelle is a licensed Forester. She finished her Bachelor of Science in Forestry, major in Forest Biotechnology from the University of the Philippines Los Baños and is currently taking her Master of Science in the same university.

Prior to joining the Museum, Michelle worked for the Foundation for the Philippine Environment, Quezon City as a Partnership Building Specialist; Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation as forester; and the San Carlos Development Board, Inc. as an agroforestry management coordinator. 

Michelle is skilled in environmental restoration work such as invasive removal, soil stabilization and erosion control, stream restoration, trail maintenance and volunteer management, and use of GPS and GIS for surveying and digital mapping. 

Recent Publications

Gojo Cruz, P.H.P., Afuang, L.E., Gonzalez, J.C.T., Tabaranza, D.G.E., Alejado, M.D., Cajano, M.A.O. and Afuang, D.L.E. 2016. Diversity and distribution of herpetofauna in Balesin Island, Polillo, Quezon, Philippines. Sylvatrop, The Technical Journal of Philippine Ecosystems and Natural Resources 25 (1&2): 37-56. [Download]

Hadsall A.S., Alejado M., Larona A.R., and Lambio I.A.F. 2016. Strongylodon juangonzalezii, a remarkable new species of Strongylodon (Fabaceae) from Mulanay, Quezon Province, Philippines. PhytoKeys 73: 1–12. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.73.10055 [Download]

Hadsall., A.S., Cajano, M.A.O., Lambio, I.A.F., and Alejado, M. 2015. A new distribution record of Hoya espaldoniana Kloppenburg, Siar & CAjano (Section Acanthostemma: Apocynaceae). Asia Life Sciences, Volume 24, Number 2, 469-476. [Download]

Recent Conference Papers

Abasolo, A.O., de Guzman, L.E.P., +Zamora, O.B., Varquez Jr., J.G., Aquino, A.L., Hadsall, A.S., San Pascual, M.A., Nacorda, H.M., Parcon, J.A., Roble III, J.L.R., Hostallero, C.D.V., and Doplito, N.G. 2019. The Livelihood Resilience of the Ivatan amidst Climate Challenges. Presented during the 2nd International Conference on Integrated Natural Resources and Environment Management (INREM); 20-22 November 2019; Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City, Philippines.

Fujinuma, et.al. Beta diversity of woody plants in East Asian tropics and temperate insular biotas: the roles of geohistorical and ecological processes throughout the Philippines, Taiwan and Japan. Presented during the 56th Annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation. 30 July - 3 August 2019; Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Hadsall, A.S. and Alejado-San Pascual, M.D. A Preliminary Survey on the Diversity and Distribution of Wild Food Plants in the Philippines. Presented during the Flora Malesiana Symposium 11; 30 June - 5 July 2019; Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei.

Barbecho, N., Lit, Jr., I.L., Hadsall, A.S., and Alejado-San Pascual, M.D. Hiding in Plain Sight: Vicarious Collection of Odonaspidine Armored Scale Insects (Diaspididae: Odonaspidin) from Specimens of Bamboos Deposited at a Natural History Museum. Presented during the 27th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium and General Assembly of the Biodiversity Conservation Society of the Philippines; 16-20 October 2018; Pampanga State Agricultural University, Magalang, Pampanga, Philippines.

Hadsall, A.S., Cabili, T.M., and Alejado-San Pascual, M.D. 2018. Consuming Alternative Food Sources as Climate Change Adaptation. Presented during the 40th Annual Conference Ugnayang Pang-Agham Tao (UGAT); 8-10 November 2018; Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines.

Rayos, Jr., A.L., Salamanez, K.C., Hadsall, A.S., Alejado-San Pascual, M.D., and Mangao, A.M. Preliminary Investigation of the floral pigments of Strongylodon juangonzalezii (Fabaceae) in Masungi Georeserve, Baras, Rizal, Philippines. Presented during the 23rd Annual Convention of the Natural Products Society of the Philippines; 6-7 December 2018; Batac City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines.

Alejado, M., Hadsall A.S., Larona A.R., and Lambio I.A.F. Herbarium Techniques for Selected Groups of Plants. Presented during the BIOTA 51st Annual National Convention and Scientific Sessions; 7-9 April 2016; University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines.

Hadsall A.S. and Alejado, M. Formulas and Diagrams: Communicating Floral Diversity. Presented during the BIOTA 51st Annual National Convention and Scientific Sessions; 7-9 April 2016; University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines.

Hadsall A.S., Gonzalez, J.C.T., Alejado, M. And Lambio, I.A.F. The EphyCenter as a Teaching and Learning Laboratory of the Museum of Natural History. Presented during the BIOTA 51st Annual National Convention and Scientific Sessions; 7-9 April 2016; University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines.