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Jensen Montambault


Jensen Montambault

Interdisciplinary Scientist

Jensen Montambault serves on the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAP Partnership) leadership team and investigates the link between new science ideas and outcomes.

She joined The Nature Conservancy in 2008, researching questions where nature conservation meets human wellbeing. Previously, Jensen served in Peace Corps-Nicaragua, managed grants for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s USAID Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Program and coordinated Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program.

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Articles & Presentations

Publications

2016

Reddy, S.M.W., Montambault, J., Masuda, Y.J., Gneezy, A., Keenan, E., Butler, W., Fisher, J.R.B. & Asah, S.T. (2016). Advancing conservation by understanding and influencing human behavior. Conservation Letters, doi:10.1111/conl.12252

2015

Alavalapati, J.R.R. & Montambault, J.R. (2015). Multiple-use management. In: Encyclopedia of science, technology, and ethics (ed. Mitcham, C.). Macmillan Reference, Detroit, pp. 183–185.

Montambault, J.R., Wongbusarakum, S., Leberer, T., Joseph, E., Andrew, W., Castro, F., Nevitt, B., Golbuu, Y., Oldiais, N.W., Groves, C.R., Kostka, W. & Houk, P. (2015). Use of monitoring data to support conservation management and policy decisions in Micronesia. Conservation Biology, 29, 1279–1289.

2014

Petersen, B., Montambault, J. & Koopman, M. (2014). The potential for double-loop learning to enable landscape conservation efforts. Environmental Management, 54, 782–794.

2012

Lindenmayer, D.B., Gibbons, P., Bourke, M., Burgman, M., Dickman, C.R., Ferrier, S., Fitzsimons, J., Freudenberger, D., Garnett, S.T., Groves, C., Hobbs, R.J., Kingsford, R.T., Krebs, C., Legge, S., Lowe, A.J., Mclean, R., Montambault, J., Possingham, H., Radford, J., Robinson, D., Smallbone, L., Thomas, D., Varcoe, T., Vardon, M., Wardle, G., Woinarski, J. & Zerger, A. (2012). Improving biodiversity monitoring. Austral Ecology, 37, 285–294.

Montambault, J. & Groves, C. (2012). Making monitoring work for conservation: lessons from The Nature Conservancy. In: Monitoring for improved biodiversity conservation in Australia (eds. Lindenmayer, D. & Gibbons, P.). CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Australia.

2011 

Hamilton, R.J., Potuku, T. & Montambault, J.R. (2011). Community-based conservation results in the recovery of reef fish spawning aggregations in the Coral Triangle. Biological Conservation, 144, 1850–1858.

2010 

McDonald-Madden, E., Baxter, P.W.J., Fuller, R.A., Martin, T.G., Game, E.T., Montambault, J. & Possingham, H.P. (2010). Monitoring does not always count. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 25, 547–550.

Montambault, J. & Groves, C. (2010). Improving conservation practice by investing in monitoring strategy effectiveness ( No. 2). Conservation Measures Working Paper. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA.

2009 

Steadman, D.W., Montambault, J.R., Robinson, S.K., Oswalt, S.N., Brandeis, T.J., Londoño, A., Reetz, M.J., Schelsky, W.M., Wright, N.A., Hoover, J.P., Jankowski, J., Kratter, A.W., Martínez, A. & Smith, J. (2009). Relative abundance, habitat use, and long-term population changes of wintering and resident landbirds on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 121, 41–53.

2007 

Montambault, J.R. (2007). Conservation status and potential of West Indian endemic bird species in a rapidly suburbanizing landscape, Middle Caicos, Turks & Caicos Islands. Doctoral dissertation. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

 

 

Jensen Montambault serves on the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAP Partnership) leadership team and investigates the link between new science ideas and outcomes.

She joined The Nature Conservancy in 2008, researching questions where nature conservation meets human wellbeing. Previously, Jensen served in Peace Corps-Nicaragua, managed grants for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s USAID Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Program and coordinated Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program.

Her M.S. and Ph.D. in interdisciplinary ecology from the University of Florida assessed influences of socioeconomics on conservation attitudes in Nicaragua and rapid suburbanization on endemic land birds in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Contact

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Director of Science Communications
Phone: 208-350-2203
E-mail: m_miller[at]tnc[dot]org

Areas of Expertise

  • Human Well-Being in Conservation
  • Human Behavior

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