Gary Fellers

Biography

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Conservation biology
  • Contaminants
  • Ecological implications of contaminants
  • Ecological monitoring
  • Extinction
  • Genetic diversity
  • Herpetology
  • Mammalogy
  • Natural history
  • Population biology
  • Species identification
  • Species interactions
  • Species inventory
  • Telemetry (radio and/or satellite)
  • Terrestrial mammal ecology
  • Threatened and endangered species
  • Zoology 

 

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Zoology, University of Maryland 1976
  • M.S., Zoology, University of Michigan 1972
  • B.A., Biology, University of California at Berkeley 1970

 

PROFESSIONAL AND HONORARY SOCIETIES AND SCIENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEES

  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
  • Herpetologists' League
  • Society for Northwest Vertebrate Biology
  • Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
  • Species Survival Commission, IUCN
  • The Desert Tortoise Council
  • The Wildlife Society

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, 1970
  • Biological Technician, Bird and Mammal Laboratory, Div. of Wildlife Research, USFWS, Washington, D.C., 1973 - 1974
  • Research Biologist, Western Ecological Research Center, U.S.G.S., Point Reyes National Seashore, CA, 1993 - Present
  • Chairman, Declining Amphibian Population Task Force, California/Nevada Working Group, 1991 - 2001
  • Research Associate, Institute of Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA, 1983 - 1994
  • Research Scientist, National Park Service, Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes, CA, 1983 - 1993
  • Research Coordinator, Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary, Point Reyes, CA, 1981 - 1987
  • Assistant Regional Chief Scientist, Western Regional Office, National Park Service, San Francisco, CA, 1979 - 1983
  • Endangered Wildlife Specialist, State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Sacramento, CA, 1979
  • Instructor, Biological Sciences Department, California State University, Sacramento, CA, 1977 - 1978
  • Instructor, Department of Zoology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1977