Nicole is a biologist at the Fort Collins Science Center working on the National Early Detection and Rapid Response Information System for invasive species.
Nicole has experience working with long-term ecological monitoring and invasive species ecology. Her interests include conservation biology, ecosystem restoration, human-wildlife conflict, and science communication. Currently, her work focuses on gathering information resources and aiding in multi-agency collaboration to build a national information system that is aimed at improving awareness of biological threats and supporting effective management practices.
2022 – Present: Biologist, USGS Fort Collins Science Center, Fort Collins, CO
2018 – 2022: Wildlife Biologist, University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2017: Student Contractor, USGS National Wetlands Research Center, Lafayette, LA
Education and Certifications
M.S. Forest Resources and Conservation with a concentration in Geomatics, University of Florida, 2022
Graduate Certificate, Geospatial Analysis, University of Florida, 2022
B.S. Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, 2017
Affiliations and Memberships*
IUCN-SSC Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) Member
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