As Senior Policy Analyst for Climate Adaptation in the Center for Conservation Innovation at Defenders, Aimee develops and analyzes policies to help land managers protect wildlife and habitat threatened by the impacts of climate change. Her areas of focus include the impacts of climate change on imperiled species, the development of adaptation strategies for wildlife and habitat, and helping agencies incorporate climate science into their decision-making processes.
Aimee’s other main area of interest is helping to ensure that the transition to renewable energy is done in a wildlife-friendly manner, by supporting smart-from-the-start siting and advancing a research agenda to avoid and minimize impacts to wildlife.
MS in Environmental and Forest Biology
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
BS in Biology
University of Notre Dame