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Kristin Berry

Dr. Kristin Berry has been working as a Wildlife Biologist for the Western Ecological Research Center since 1993.


  • Behavioral ecology of vertebrates
  • Conservation biology
  • Cumulative effects
  • Desert Ecology
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Environmental impacts
  • Invasive species ecology
  • Monitoring methodology
  • Natural areas and preserves
  • Population biology
  • Species/Population management
  • Threatened and endangered species



Professional Experience

  • Research Wildlife Biologist, Station Mgr., USGS, Western Ecological Science Center, Box Springs Field Station, Riverside, CA, Feb 1997-Present

  • Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS, Western Ecological Science Center, Riverside Field Station, Riverside, CA, Nov 1993-Feb 1997

  • Staff Supervisor and Research Scientist, Research Branch, Desert Biology US Bureau of Land Management, Riverside, CA, 1988-1993

  • Leader: Desert Tortoise Res. & Monitoring Prog., US Bureau of Land Mgt., Riverside, CA, 1983-1988

  • Coordinator: Research, Studies, and Monitoring, US Bureau of Land Management, Riverside, CA, 1980-1983

  • Staff Leader for Wildlife, CA Desert Plan Prog., US Bureau of Land Management, Riverside, CA, 1974-1980

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 1972

  • M.A., Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 1968

  • B.A., Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 1964

Affiliations and Memberships

  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

  • Ecological Society of America

  • Herpetologists' League

  • Research Society of America, Sigma Xi

  • Society for Conservation Biology

  • Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles

  • Southern California Academy of Sciences

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