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Sylvia Fallon

Sylvia Fallon Director of the Wildlife Conservation Project, Land & Wildlife Program

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Wildlife, conservation biology, genetics, endangered species.


Sylvia Fallon is a senior scientist for NRDC's land and wildlife program. She provides scientific expertise for policy and regulatory decisions regarding endangered wildlife. Her work has included research on the use of genetic data in the Endangered Species Act. Some of the issues she has worked on include wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains and the Midwest, whitebark pine in the western US and whitenose syndrome in bats. Prior to joining NRDC, Sylvia was a Science and Technology Policy Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Sylvia is based in NRDC’s Washington D.C. office. She has a PhD from the University of Missouri, St. Louis and a BS and MS from the University of California, San Diego.

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