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Sara Levy, Botanist and Wildlife/Range Technician Sara Zya Levy

Botanist and Wildlife/Range Technician


  • Planning, leading, and conducting biological surveys and
  • Environmental monitoring for botany, wildlife, and range needs 
  • ArcMap, ArcPad
  • Global Positioning Systems (GPS)


  • Bachelor of Science in Botany, Humboldt State University
  • Minor in Fine Arts



Sara has excellent taxonomical knowledge of western United States flora and is proficient at using a variety of reference materials. She has experience surveying for northern spotted owls, flammulated owls, pileated woodpeckers, willow fly catchers, northern goshawks, and Townsend's bats.

Sara has led several years of range monitoring in the Southwest grasslands and is an expert at Parker 3-step scoring. She is proficient with ArcMap, ArcPad, and the operation of state of the art GPS equipment. 

Sara's undergraduate experience included one year of international exchange to Massey University in New Zealand, a one semester national exchange program in Puerto Rico, where all courses were instructed in Spanish, and a semester of directed study investigating ethnobotany in Central America.               

Sara has worked on projects for the Tahoe, San Bernardino, Los Padres, San Jacinto, Plumas, Shasta-Trinity, Lolo, Sawtooth, Coconino, Cibola, and Prescott National Forests and on the Kiowa Rita-Blanca National grasslands.            

Sara has worked for TEAMS since June 2003.

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