Sara Weaver, M.S.
M.S., Wildlife Ecology, Texas State University
Lecturer of Biology
Central Academic Building 338I
Mrs. Weaver earned a B.S. in Biology (2009) and M.S. in Wildlife Ecology (2012) from Texas State University, San Marcos. She is currently working towards her Ph.D. studying wildlife impacts and wind energy in south Texas. She teaches classes on Wildlife Management, Ornithology, Evolution, General Biology, and Life Sciences. Mrs. Weaver has published in peer-review journals such as Herpetological Review, The Southwestern Naturalist, and California Fish and Game. She has also served as an external reviewer for The Southwestern Naturalist.
In addition to her scholarly achievements, she has served on several committees for the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society and currently is co-chair of the Exhibitors Committee. She also spends time volunteering for Bat Conservation International, a non-profit dedicated to conservation of bats worldwide. Currently, Mrs. Weaver works as a consultant for a global environmental consulting firm, AECOM, in which she conducts threatened and endangered species habitat evaluations, wetlands and waters of the U.S. delineations, and pre- and post-construction monitoring of wind energy facilities. She holds a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 10(a)(1)(A) scientific research permit for the federally endangered Houston toad and has conducted extensive surveys for Golden-cheeked Warblers and Black-capped Vireos.
Research interests: Population ecology, conservation biology, anthropogenic impacts on wildlife populations, avian and bat ecology, and herpetology.