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Saira Haider

Saira Haider is a quantitative ecologist that develops ecological models and provides decision support tools for natural resource managers, primarily in Florida's Everglades.

Before joining USGS, Saira worked in central Mexico on payments for ecosystem services and grassroots conservation efforts. She completed her Master's of Environmental Management at the Nicholas School of the Environment, where her research focused on the impacts of climate change on the livelihoods of small holder coffee producers in Latin America. 


Education and Certifications

  • M.E.M., Ecosystem Science and Conservation, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, 2015

  • B.A., Physics with minors in Mathematics and Environmental Science, Knox College, 2010

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