Rebecca joined Terra Verde in 2022, bringing 8 years of experience in wildlife biology, with 3 of those years in the environmental consulting industry conducting rare and endangered species surveys, habitat assessments, and biological compliance monitoring.
She has extensive experience with sensitive species of the San Joaquin Valley and Sierra Nevadas including blunt-nosed leopard lizard, giant kangaroo rat, San Joaquin kit fox, American badger, San Joaquin antelope squirrel, Swainson’s hawk, Yosemite Toad and Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog. She has been approved by state and federal agencies as a Qualified Biologist and monitor for Yosemite toad and Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog and is a level II surveyor for blunt-nosed leopard lizard.
Rebecca achieved her B.S and M.S degrees in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in addition to a GIS certificate from Tulane University in New Orleans. She has been a member of The Western Section of the Wildlife Society (TWSWS) and presented her research on barn owl nest box occupancy at the 2021 TWSWS conference.