Jaime Zambo (Class of 2003)
Jaime Zambo received his master's in biology from Shippensburg University in 2003. His thesis was entitled "Direct and Indirect Effects of Acidification on Amphibians and their Invertebrate Predators." Zambo's past occupations in the field include an animal care internship, an animal rehabilitation volunteer, a biological monitoring intern, a shorebird banding volunteer, a field technician for Entrix Environmental Consultants, a researcher for The Wetlands Institute, an environmental educator, and a naturalist and volunteer coordinator.
Currently, Zambo works as a Regional Wildlife Diversity Biologist for the Pennsylvania Game Commission in south central Pennsylvania. His job entails providing technical assistance to private landowners and developing wildlife habitat management plans. These management plans target species of special conservation concern associated with wetlands, grasslands, riparian forests, early successional habitats, woodlands and vernal pools. He conducts presentations and workshops for private landowners and interested conservation partners on species of concern and related habitat management. Zambo also coordinates and advises/consults with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, Bureau of Forestry, County Conservation Districts, conservancies and land trusts, watershed organizations, and other conservation partners on wildlife resource management. Lastly, Zambo participates in research and management activities related to species of concern and initiated a statewide Barn Owl Conservation Initiative.