Dr. Sarah Reed is the Director of Applied Conservation Science for the Americas Program of the Wildlife Conservation Society. In this role, she supports WCS field staff to connect science to conservation action, ensuring that our conservation strategies have a robust scientific foundation and that our research is translated effectively to measurable conservation outcomes. Sarah is also an Affiliate Faculty member in the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University, where she leads a team of postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and research associates to investigate how land development and human activities affect wildlife and biodiversity. Sarah currently serves as Vice President for Programs of the Society for Conservation Biology and co-leads the Conservation Development Working Group at the School of Global Environmental Sustainability. In her free time, Sarah enjoys growing and cooking food, traveling and recreating with her husband and dogs, and volunteering as a foster parent and mentor for at-risk youth.
Website: WCS North America program www.programs.wcs.org/northamerica/
Website: Colorado State University www.warnercnr.colostate.edu/fwcb/