Megan Whiteside

Megan is an environmental scientist with seven years of professional experience collecting and analyzing biological data. In addition to her work with NSD she works as the conservation project manager for the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy, a land trust in Yakima, WA. In the past, she has performed biological research and monitoring for the Prince William Sound Science Center in Cordova, AK, the US Forest Service in Winthrop WA, a biological research nonprofit in Jackson WY, and an environmental consulting firm in Bothell, WA. Her project experience includes GIS mapping and analysis, riparian forest restoration planting design and implementation, riverine habitat evaluation, snorkel surveys, spawning surveys, electrofishing surveys, topographic surveying, instream flow measurements, botanical population mapping, radio telemetry tracking of raptors, nest searching and call surveys for raptors, remote camera trapping of mountain lions, and small mammal mark-recapture surveys. Megan has a B.S. in Environmental Science from Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University. During her time at Huxley, she took a broad range of ecological coursework with a special focus on GIS/remote sensing.

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Megan Whiteside

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Environmental Scientist