Conservation Biologist

Joseph Jenkins is a field researcher with the AL Natural Heritage Program, earning his M.S. in Biological Sciences at Auburn University. Joseph has conducted research on a number of imperiled species across Alabama, including Flattened Musk Turtles, Black Warrior Waterdogs, Indigo Snakes, Hellbenders, and Red Hills Salamanders. An Alabama native, Joseph also has a passion for sustainability through hunting, gathering, and striving to live in harmony with ecological systems rather than via their destruction and partakes in radical organizing towards the protection of people and nature.