Sarah Cooke

Position and Affiliation

Graduate Student, University of Florida

Areas of Interest

Ecology and conservation of herpetofauna, invasive species management


B.S. Biology, Minor in Chemistry. Towson University, 2015.

Project Involvement

Sarah is currently involved in the trapping and removal of invasive Argentine black and white tegus. She assists with long-term population monitoring and assessment of American alligators and American crocodiles as indicators for Everglades restoration. She is also an active participant in the CrocDocs's Everglades Invasive Reptile and Amphibian Management Program, where she conducts herpetofaunal surveys throughout southern Florida. Her master's research involves using camera traps to assess invasive tegu occupancy and detectability in south Florida.