Jessie Levine

Jessica Levine

Biography

Jessica Levine works for Nature United, the Canadian affiliate of The Nature Conservancy, as a Senior Conservation Advisor and Coordinator of the Staying Connected Initiative, a program of the binational landscape conservation organization Two Countries, One Forest. Her work focuses on developing and implementing tools to sustain connected forest and freshwater habitats and addressing conservation and community challenges posed by climate change. Previously, she worked with the Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science, fostering collaborative research and aiding in the transfer of biodiversity science into the policy and planning domains. For eight years, Jessica was an independent environmental policy and science consultant on a range of topics, including sustainable development, watershed management, biodiversity, land use, environmental justice, monitoring, and renewable energy. Her clients ranged from community based NGOs to national and international conservation/environmental organizations. Jessica has also worked in rural community development, cross-cultural education, and experiential environmental education. She holds an M.S. in Energy and Resources and an M.C.P. in City and Regional Planning, both from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
2003
Academic Background:
UC Berkeley, MS, MCP
Current Position:
Expertise:
Architecture & Urban Planning
Conservation Science & Biology
Environmental Policy & Law
Natural Resource Management
Water Resources
Currently Working On:
Landscape conservation, forest and stream connectivity, transportation planning, climate adaptation

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