Lynsey White Dasher
Director, Humane Wildlife Conflict Resolution
Lynsey White Dasher is The HSUS's Director of Humane Wildlife Conflict Resolution.
White Dasher helps lead The HSUS's efforts in working with community leaders across the country to humanely resolve conflicts with coyotes, deer, Canada geese, bears, beavers, and other wildlife species.
Since joining The HSUS in 2010, White Dasher has engaged community leaders in hundreds of communities across the country, giving information, advice, and instruction in humane methods for resolving conflicts with urban wildlife, particularly Canada geese and coyotes. She has led dozens of Coyote Hazing Training workshops for animal control officers and police officers, as well as educational seminars for the public on resolving conflicts with coyotes.
Before her arrival at The HSUS, White Dasher completed research and data analysis for The Cook County Coyote project in Chicago, Ill., analyzing the movements and patterns of coyotes in urban areas. She also published an analysis of coyote attacks on people throughout the U.S. and Canada.
In addition to working for The Nature Conservancy in Ohio, White Dasher has completed research on human-wolf conflicts for Defenders of Wildlife and international human-wildlife conflicts for The Bushmeat Crisis Task Force.
White Dasher obtained an M.S. in conservation biology and sustainable development from the University of Maryland in 2006 and a B.S. in zoology from The Ohio State University in 2002.
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