Serves as the Lead Area Biologist on the Triple N Ranch and Bull Creek/Herky Huffman WMAs in Osceola County Florida. Conducts planning, developing, and implementing of wildlife management programs on these WMAs, in addition to assisting other area biologists on WMAs within the Northeast Region.
•Responsible for recommending and implementing habitat management practices.
•Coordinates prescribed burning, ground cover restoration, mechanical and chemical vegetation treatments, wildlife plantings, and other projects.
•Conducts population surveys of game, non-game, and threatened and endangered wildlife species using scientifically accepted techniques.
•Surveys habitat types and monitors changes that take place in these vegetative communities.
•Coordinates public hunting and other recreational activities on assigned areas.
•Plans, develops and maintains projects to facilitate public use including road and trail construction and maintenance, establishment of parking areas, culvert installation, and construction and maintenance of boundary and interior fences and gates.