Jessica is a Fish Biologist with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service at the Green Bay Fish & Wildlife Conservation Office in New Franken, Wisconsin. Jessica is the branch lead for the Partnerships and Habitat program focused on assisting with species and habitat restoration and conservation across the Lake Michigan basin.
She received her Master's degree in Conservation Biology from Central Michigan University focusing on coastal wetland refuge habitat for native freshwater mussels and a PhD from the University of Toledo where she developed habitat suitability models to reintroduce state-endangered lake sturgeon to the Maumee River (OH).
Jessica is passionate about Great Lakes conservation and she is an avid gardener, runner, and stain glass artist.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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