MTRI (DRAFT SITE)

Jeffie McNeil
Co-Director / Species at Risk Biologist

Jeffie McNeil has been working with Blanding's turtles since 1995 when she did her honor's thesis at Acadia University, followed by her MSc thesis. Upon graduation she continued working with Blanding's turtles and other reptiles as recovery coordinator. She is a co-chair of the Reptile and Amphibian Recovery Team and manages the species at risk resource site. She appreciates the privledge of getting to know these long-lived turtles and working with amazing volunteers, staff and students along the way. She enjoys meandering through  wetlands with her sniffer dog, Boomer, and spending time with her husband and son at the family cabin.