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Alexandra "Sasha" A Bozimowski

Sasha Bozimowski is an Ecologist specializing in Great Lakes Coastal Wetland restoration and monitoring.

Sasha has expertise using traditional methods of community assessment for multiple wetland species including aquatic benthic invertebrates, fish, and vegetation. She also uses advanced monitoring technologies (remote water quality monitoring and sample collection, hydroacoustic sonar and machine learning) to achieve a greater understanding of essential Great Lakes coastal wetland functions over diurnal, seasonal, and annual timescales.

Professional Experience

  • Ecologist, Restoration and Conservation Science Branch, USGS - Great Lakes Science Center | 09/2019 to Present

  • Fishery Research Program Associate, Great Lakes Fishery Commission | 11/2017 - 09/2019

  • Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Wetland Technician, Central Michigan University | 12/2011-11/2017

Education and Certifications

  • M.S. (Biology: Conservation) from Central Michigan University - 2017

  • B.S. (Biology: Environmental Studies and Natural Resources, Hydrogeology) from Central Michigan University - 2012

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Member, Society of Wetland Scientists

  • Member, International Association for Great Lakes Research

  • Member, Society for Freshwater Science

  • Member, American Fisheries Society

Abstracts and Presentations

  • 2021. Bozimowski, A. A. et al. Hydroacoustic sonar data quantify fish passage in a hydrologically reconnected wetland at the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, Saginaw, MI, USA. Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting. June. Virtual Presentation.

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government