Gita Bodner

Conservation Ecologist (joined TNC 2005)

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  • Ph.D., 2002, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
  • M.S., 1997, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
  • B.S., 1991, Biological Anthropology, Harvard University

Gita’s focus with The Conservancy is on helping land managers identify and fill their biological information needs and tie this information back into decision making. A major part of this work has been partnering with the Bureau of Land Management to design more informative and efficient ecological monitoring for the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area near Tucson, AZ.

Gita got her start as an Ecologist as a child in the woods of northern New Mexico. She has been active in conservation of the Sky Island-Apache Highlands region since 1993, doing teaching, outreach, policy, and science work with several schools and non-profits. Her Ph.D. research on biodiversity and systematics of tropical jumping spiders indulged her love of the little things that run the planet and taught her to make the most of limited data about an unlimited world.

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Tucson Office
N 32.264768° W 110.948994°
1510 E. Fort Lowell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85719 USA
520-622-3861
Phoenix Office
N 33.542063° W -112.051004°
7600 N. 15th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85020 USA
602-712-0048
Flagstaff Office
N 35.198626° W -111.647055°
114 N. San Francisco St., #205.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 USA
928-774-8892
Lakeside Office
N 34.154444° W -109.972778°
P.O. Box 189
Lakeside, AZ 85929 USA
928-368-6832