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Bobcat distribution and movements in a mixed urban-rural environment

Bobcat sunning after eating a red squirrel in a backyard in central Massachusetts (2).

Duration

September 2011 - December 2013

Narrative

We are using remote cameras, snow tracking, and radio tracking to determine the distribution, movements, and habitat use of bobcats in the Pioneer Valley of central Massachusetts, an area of mixed urban, suburban, agriculture, and wooded patches.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 100

Masters Students: 237

Phd Students: 155

Post Docs: 56

University Staff: 246

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 714

Scientific Publications: 1979

Presentations: 4410

 

Personnel

  • Stephen DeStefanoCo-Principal Investigator
  • Todd FullerCo-Principal Investigator
  • Eric LeFloreStudent

Funding Agencies

  • University of Massachusetts

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey