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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

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government