Jaime oversees implementation of KBO’s long-term monitoring and applied ecological research programs. Through this position, she works with diverse partners to integrate bird conservation within land management processes, specifically designing studies through the adaptive management framework and delivering results through multiple products and mechanisms. Her recent work has focused on wildfire and fuel reduction, oak woodlands, and riparian systems, while working with interdisciplinary teams to guide on-the-ground actions and evaluate short- and long-term ecological change.
Jaime joined KBO in spring of 2002 as a Master’s student at Southern Oregon University, where she completed a thesis comparing the effects of various timber harvest prescriptions on songbirds. She earned her BS in Zoology and Conservation Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jaime is the Chair of the Partners in Flight Western Working Group and an active member of Oregon-Washington Partners in Flight Chapter.