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Tiffany Sprague

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
Tiffany Sprague has devoted her life to protecting our natural world while educating and inspiring others to do the same. She has a B.S. in Wildlife Sciences from University of Arizona and an M.S. in Applied Biological Sciences from Arizona State University. As a wildlife biologist, she has worked with a variety of wildlife and habitat restoration projects with the National Park Service, Arizona Game and Fish Department, and others. She specializes in rare and sensitive species, including bats, Sonoran desert tortoises, northern Mexican gartersnakes, black-footed ferrets, and more. She has also worked with several non-profit organizations, including the Arizona chapter of Sierra Club, seeking to educate the public and policy-makers on environmental issues.

Since 2017, she has worked with McDowell Sonoran Conservancy as the Parsons Field Institute Manager, where she focuses on research and education to manage and protect the largest urban preserve in the nation, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, while informing management throughout the Sonoran Desert. Tiffany oversees more than 15 ecological research projects, including long-term flora and fauna monitoring, habitat connectivity research, non-native plant control, and restoration of degraded lands. She manages a volunteer workforce of nearly 150 citizen scientists, working to empower volunteers from all walks of life to be capable scientists and stewards of the land. Tiffany’s goal in life is simple: she wants to save the world.
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  • Filter By Date 4th Wildlife Viewing & Nature Tourism Academy Feb 21 -25, 2022
  • Filter By Venue The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona
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