Melissa Roach


Melissa joined the Bird Banding Lab as a Biological Science Technician in January of 2019. She has 10 years of experience researching birds through various field studies. She earned a bachelor’s in biology from Lynchburg College in Virginia. She then completed her master’s degree in natural resources from the University of Missouri in 2016. She is responsible for etching all worn bands sent to the BBL. She also manages encounter data within the BBL’s database.