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Leah Skare

Ecosystem Projects Specialist



Leah Skare serves as the Ecosystem Projects Specialist for the Northwest Straits Commission. She received her B.S. degree in Environmental Science from Drake University and is currently pursuing her M.S. in Land Resources and Environmental Sciences through Montana State University. Previously she has worked on field research projects in Midwestern prairie and forest ecosystems and for the water quality program in Whatcom County monitoring bacteria pollution.

For the Northwest Straits Initiative, she provides support and helps coordinate the European green crab and forage fish spawn monitoring projects!