Jen Smetzer

Department of Environmental Conservation, Dave King

My research will investigate the risk that offshore wind development poses to songbirds during migration. My work will be focused in the Gulf of Maine.

Jen received a Bachelors degree in biology from Bard college, and a Masters in wildlife conservation from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She has done field work with spotted owls in California, saw-whet owls in Pennsylvania, scrub-shrub birds in Vermont, and bobwhite quail in Mississippi. She has also had positions doing vegetation mapping in Colorado, and forest ecology work in Massachusetts and New York.