Laurie ClarkAssociate Research Scientist, Wildlife Biologist
Location: Western Wildlife Program – Tenmile, OR
Laurie Clark is a wildlife biologist with over 28 years of professional wildlife field experience. She has worked with a variety of species from song birds 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 that 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.