Laurie Clark

Research Scientist, Wildlife Biologist
Location: Western Wildlife Program – Tenmile, OR


Laurie Clark is a wildlife biologist with over 30 years of professional wildlife field experience. She has worked with a variety of species from songbirds to black bears and is an expert in radio telemetry. In her years since 1998 with NCASI, the majority of her work has focused on both the northern spotted and barred owls, including species interactions and their habitat relationships on managed forests. She has also worked closely with NCASI’s Biodiversity Program which researches species responses to forest management activities. She is a member of the Wildlife Society.


M.S. in Biological Sciences, with Distinction, California State University (Chico, CA)
B.S. in Wildlife Science, Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)

Research capabilities and/or focus areas

Threatened and endangered species, biodiversity, conservation, forest management and species habitat relationships, animal capture and handling, radio-telemetry

Awards and Career Highlights

Master’s Thesis was nominated for outstanding thesis of the year, Phi Kappa Phi-Honor Society,
Boone & Crockett Outstanding Wildlife Senior Award, Xi Sigma Pi-Honorary Forestry Fraternity.
Laurie’s career highlights have including working in some of the most remote, and beautiful places in the United States; in addition to capturing and handling a variety of wildlife species.

Phone: (541) 679.9600