Dama Valle is a first-generation Chicana. She’s currently completing a Wildlife B.S. at Humboldt State University and is looking to pursue a Ph.D. in wildlife conservation. As a passionate advocate for justice, nature, and animals, her goals include being a leading voice in her field and working towards a more inclusive community of wildlife biologists. Her interests include environmental justice, TEK, animal rights, and non-lethal wildlife management.
Intern Year(s): 2021
Location: San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Program: Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP)
Agency: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service