Zach Ladin

Zach Ladin
Permits Branch - Manager

300 Westgate Center Drive
Hadley, MA 01035
United States

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About Zach Ladin

Zach leads the Permits Branch for the Division of Migratory Birds in the Northeast Region. He is a quantitative ecologist with interests in applied and basic research related to avian ecology, urban ecology, foraging ecology, and global change factors. He has worked on diverse projects studying diet and physiology of landbirds and Arctic-breeding geese, population genetics, mathematical modeling of complex systems, invasive species invasive species
An invasive species is any plant or animal that has spread or been introduced into a new area where they are, or could, cause harm to the environment, economy, or human, animal, or plant health. Their unwelcome presence can destroy ecosystems and cost millions of dollars.

Learn more about invasive species
spread dynamics, estimating abundance and occupancy for birds, and using eDNA for biological monitoring.

Areas of expertise
Quantitative Ecology
Population Modeling
Data Science and Visualization