Meet #ScienceWoman Mariana Bergerson!

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region

Mariana BrandedOur #ScienceWoman campaign kicked off during Women’s History Month, and we’re going to keep on rolling! 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 more posts!

Meet #ScienceWoman Mariana Bergerson, deputy refuge manager of John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum.

Mariana studied biology and environmental studies at Ursinus College and Saint Joseph’s University. Her female conservation hero is renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall.

Tree swallow at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: Ken Sturm/USFWS Tree swallow at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge.
Credit: Ken Sturm/USFWS

Q. How did you get interested in conservation? A. Growing up in the city of Philadelphia, I always loved the times when I was able to explore the nature in my neighborhood. Through classes and experiences…

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