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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: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

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

Funding Agencies

  • University of Massachusetts

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