The National Park Service is conducting research on multiple carnivore species in the Santa Monica Mountains, including bobcats, mountain lions, coyotes and gray foxes. Projects are designed to assess the effects of habitat fragmentation/urban encroachment on the ecology of carnivores and focus on presence, abundance, survival, causes of mortality, disease prevalence, diet, movement, reproduction, and dispersal.
Major Duties: (You will increase skills in, or learn to)
  • Conduct radio telemetry (including triangulation) on carnivore species
  • Download GPS location data from carnivore collars in the field
  • Conduct monthly scat surveys for bobcats and coyotes
  • Assist with the pl

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