Striving to Understand Urban Wildlife Ecology and Human-Wildlife Interactions Throughout Metro Atlanta
Our field team rocked the show! Not only was this team full of young buddying scientists, it was also exclusively full of dedicated, excited, and inspiring women! We successfully deployed all 15 GPS collars, deployed all 60 camera traps, and cultivated relationships with community members and local organizations. I am proud to have led thisContinue reading “Field Season 2022”
GPS collar data recently showed that Coyote 8 was using habitat on both sides of I-85 in northeast Atlanta, which made us curious about how she might be crossing the interstate. Highways often serve as barriers to wildlife movement, which creates issues for wildlife populations, such as habitat fragmentation and genetic isolation. Conserving habitat corridors,Continue reading “Culverts, Coyotes, and Corridors”
We have successfully collared our first coyote! Coy 1 is a healthy adult female that lives near Decatur, Ga. She is easily recognizable by her blonde coat coloration. Coyotes can have a variety of coat colors from black to blonde. The capture went smoothly, and the image shows her wearing an eye mask to reduceContinue reading “The First Coyote Capture”
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