Senior Conservation Advisor
Jessie Levine joined Nature United in 2013. She is a Senior Conservation Advisor and Coordinator of the Staying Connected Initiative, a binational partnership of conservation organizations and provincial and state agencies working together to sustain forested landscape connections across the northern Appalachian region of southeastern Canada and the northeastern US. Jessie is a Coordinating Committee member for the Network for Landscape Conservation and is the Eastern North American lead for the IUCN Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group.
Prior to joining Nature United, Jessie worked in a range of positions across North America, including managing and coordinating programs for local and international environmental organizations, facilitating biodiversity research at McGill University, and directing environmental education programs in the US and Latin America. Jessie has an MSc in Energy and Resources and an MCP in Environmental Planning, both from the University of California, Berkeley.