confrontation situations. In addition, at the end of the course I was awarded witha Level 1 field guide certification.
Conducted research on Avian Vacuolar Myelinopathy andcreated a management plan to reduce the incidence of the disease in birds on LakeVarner, Georgia. My group evaluated various alternatives to reduce the incidenceof the disease and provided recommendations. From the alternatives, a fewmanagement options were compiled and evaluated via a const-benefit analysis.Conducted comprehensive literature reviews and wrote papers on the naturalhistory of the black vulture (
) and the bog turtle (
).Created an analysis of aquatic conditions for the National Park Service using GISmapping. I created a watershed-based condition and threat assessment for fishand aquatic habitat for Fort Donelson National Battlefield and Stones River National Battlefield.
Experience in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, DOS, andArc-View.
Bird and bat mist-netting
Mammal trapping with pitfall arrays, Sherman live-traps, and leg-hold traps
Preparation of mammal skins for museum study
Wildlife and plant identification and sampling techniques
Assessment of stream bank and in-stream habitat features
Performing necropsies on both terrestrial and aquatic organisms
Wildlife signs and tracking
PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS
Moore, M. N., J. S. Hollingsworth, and D.R. Heath. 2009. A Proposal for AVM Controlon Lake Varner, Georgia. Unpubl. Senior project, University of Georgia, Athens,36 pp.Moore, M. 2009. Analysis of aquatic conditions in Fort Donelson National Battlefield. In Nibbelink, N.P., J.M. Long, K.T. McAbee, J.C. Wilson, and L. Brons. Watershed-based condition and threat assessment for fish and aquatic habitat in southeastern National Park Service Units. Natural Resource Report NPS/NRPC/NRR—2009/xxx. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.