Melinda Mohamed

Ecologist and Project Coordinator


    M.S., Aquatic Resource Management, King’s College London, United Kingdom
  • B.S., Zoology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Melinda Mohamed is an ecologist and project coordinator. She has over 10 years of experience in interpreting local, state, federal, and international environmental policy, writing and presenting scientific information to audiences of varying scientific backgrounds, and independently surveying and collecting data on sensitive natural resources in remote areas.

Ms. Mohamed has a wide variety of consulting experience, including frequent site assessments, authoring sections of CEQA-level and other assessment reports, and biological monitoring for special-status species. She has multiple years’ experience in Northern California conducting surveys, monitoring for high profile special-status species, and preparing reports for state and federal agencies, including National Marine Fisheries Service, USFWS, and CDFW. In addition, Melinda worked for 1.5 years on a high-profile commercial solar energy development project in coordination with local and state agencies.

Ms. Mohamed has a wide range of knowledge and multiple years academic work in freshwater and marine systems. Her undergraduate experience included research into aquatic wildlife communities in the Eastern Sierra Nevada. Ms. Mohamed’s post-graduate work included an internship with Point Blue Conservation Science investigating the role of newly implemented Marine Protected Areas on nearby marine wildlife. She completed her Master’s thesis work with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in the UK investigating international commercial tuna fishing practices.