Road Ecology Coordinator, Wildlands Network
Mirna Manteca works as Road Ecology Coordinator for Wildlands Network’s Mexico Program.
Her work focuses on mitigating the negative effects of roads and highways in Northern Mexico through science and advocacy. She has experience working with wildlife monitoring, restoration, community engagement, and fostering best management practices with local cattle ranchers and private landowners in Sonora, Mexico. Mirna has a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with a focus on terrestrial resource management from the University of Sonora. Mirna has a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a focus on terrestrial resource management from the University of Sonora. She is a certified wildlife tracker, ambassador for the Women for Wildlife Latin America Chapter, and a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Transboundary Conservation Specialists group. She loves monarch butterflies and nights serenaded by coyote songs.