Meet #ScienceWoman Anne Secord

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region

Anne Secord BrandedCelebrate Women’s History Month with us! This year, we’re looking forward by honoring women across the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and female conservationists who are making history in our agency and in conservation. With each #ScienceWoman, we’ll share a photo and a couple questions and answers about her work. Stay tuned for posts throughout the month!

Meet Anne Secord, the chief of the environmental quality branch in our New York Field Office in Cortland. Anne led a team that secured $19.4 million of restoration funds from parties responsible for releasing hazardous substances into the St. Lawrence River since at least the 1950s.

Anne and fellow New York Field Office biologist Sandie Doran getting ready to conduct winter census of bat hibernaculum in New York. Photo courtesy of Anne. Anne and fellow New York Field Office biologist Sandie Doran getting ready to conduct winter census of bat hibernaculum in New York. Photo courtesy of Anne.

She studied wildlife biology and Cornell University and Virginia Tech. Her female conservation hero is Anne LaBastille, an ecologist who…

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