Bree Yednock became the Reserve Manager at the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve in 2017. Prior to that she was the Reserve’s Lead Scientist and Research Coordinator since 2014. She received her PhD in Biology from the University of Louisiana in 2013, her Master of Science degree in Coastal Marine and Wetland Studies in 2005, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Oregon in 1998.