Sarah Saunders

Quantitative Ecologist, National Science

Dr. Saunders is a quantitative ecologist at National Audubon Society and is based out of her home office in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her work predominantly focuses on the Great Lakes region, where she models occupancy, abundance, and population dynamics of breeding marsh birds as well as common loons. She also works with Audubon’s Climate Watch program data to model how species’ occupancy dynamics are shifting with climate change.

To contact Dr. Saunders, please email her at or 708.220.6590