Dr. Shakira Azan — HATSEO Research and Development Officer
Dr. Shakira Azan is an ecologist with more than 10 years’ experience in the environmental industry. Prior to joining Friends of the Muskoka Watershed, she spent 11 years with the National Environment and Planning Agency in Jamaica, where she worked as a Conservation Biologist managing and protecting the island’s natural beauty. Shakira holds a PhD in Biology from Queen’s University, Canada, where she investigated the individual and joint effects of the invasive Bythotrephes longimanus (spiny water flea) and calcium decline on zooplankton communities in Canadian Shield lakes.
"I am excited to be the HATSEO Research and Development Officer and working in beautiful Muskoka!"