Tiffany Pereira is a field biologist and scientific illustrator specializing in the flora and fauna of the desert southwest. For the last eight years she has worked as a wildlife biologist, and botanist in the Mojave and Great Basin Deserts. Her masters thesis research focused on seed ecology and germination as well as evaluating long-term change in soil seed banks, fertile islands, and plant communities of conservation-priority gypsum rare plant habitat of the eastern Mojave Desert. Currently, her work involves conducting research and providing guidance on natural resource management in Nevada. As both a researcher and artist, she is also interested in graphic design and illustration for science communication. She provides these services to DRI and has completed commissions for the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, publications, and private entities.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Biological Sciences, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Southern California
Environmental Studies, Minor in Fine Arts