Ph.D., Extension Wildlife Specialist-Wildlife Damage Control
Office: 1071 Academic Surge
Ecology, behavior, population dynamics, and control of vertebrates with particular emphasis on those affecting agricultural production and public health. Population simulation and wildlife damage control decision-making models. Development of Integrated Pest Management programs for various wildlife species. Dissemination of information to agricultural producers, wildlife managers and others dealing with both new and existing techniques of reducing wildlife damage.
1. Human health hazards from urban crow roosts
2. Biosonics for control of crows in urban and agricultural areas
3. Ecology of urban crows
4. Trapping to control bird damage in agriculture
5. Ripping as a technique to control California ground squirrels
6. Use of GIS for urban wildlife management
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Renewable Natural Resources. University of California, Davis, 1972.
- Master of Science Degree in Animal Ecology. University of California, Davis, 1976.
- Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Ecology. University of California, Davis, 1979.
- American Society of Mammalogists
- California Vertebrate Pest Council
- National Animal Damage Control Association
- Society for Conservation Biology
- The Wildlife Society