Erin White

Zoologist and Project Coordinator
+1 (518) 402-8955

New York Natural Heritage Program
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
625 Broadway, 5th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-4757

Erin White is a Zoologist and Project Coordinator for the NY Natural Heritage Program where she began as an Assistant Zoologist in 2006. She graduated from Kalamazoo College with a BA in Biology and Antioch New England with an MS in Conservation Biology. Erin is a generalist who does rare animal surveys for all taxonomic groups, and has a special interest in invertebrates, freshwater science, project coordination, and educational workshops. She has coordinated inventory projects such as the Empire State Native Pollinator Survey (2018-2020), New York Dragonfly and Damselfly Survey (2005-2009) and Plum Island Biodiversity Inventory (2015) as well as spatial analysis projects such as the Statewide Riparian Opportunity Assessment (2018), Hudson River Valley Stream Modeling Project (2014), and the NYS Freshwater Blueprint (2011). Erin also works on a variety of projects with the Program including traditional inventory work on State Lands and State Parks and performs core Zoology work such as record transcription, conservation status ranking, writing conservation guides, and supervising other staff and interns.