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Resume Mmoore 20245

Resume Mmoore 20245

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 November 5, 2009Mr. Bryan BotsonDepartment of Biological SciencesFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca Raton, FL 33431-0991 bbtson@fau.eduDear Mr. Botson,I learned about the Field Research Technician job online on the Texas A&M Departmentof Wildlife and Fisheries job board. I am very interested in this position and I believethat my education background and past experiences make me a qualified candidate for the job.I graduated in May from the University of Georgia with a degree in Wildlife. I have notyet had a job with this degree. However, I feel that through my classes, labs, andresearch projects, I have gained much of the experience needed for this job. I grew up inrural South Georgia and have always loved the outdoors. I will definitely be able to keepa positive attitude in the field, because doing field work is what I’ve always desired to do.Also, I have experience with GIS and GPS data collection, as well as experience withArcMAP. In addition, I have a strong interest in birds and would love to have anopportunity to study wading birds in the Florida Everglades.Attached to this cover letter is my resume, including references. Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you.Sincerely,Marylou Moore206 Hwy 86 EastLyons, GA 30436(912) 293-6483mmoore36@uga.edu
N. M
206 Hwy 86 E., Lyons, GA 30436912-293-6483moorem36@uga.edu
To obtain a position as a Certified Wildlife Biologist.
EDUCATIONGeorgia Southern University
Attended: August 2004 – December 2006
The University of Georgia
D. B. Warnell School of Forest ResourcesAttended: January 2007 – May 2009Completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forest Resources with a major inWildlife Biology; met educational qualifications to become an Associate WildlifeBiologist.Personally financed majority of college educationOverall College GPA: 3.24Professional Program GPA: 3.26
Related Courses:
International Issues in Conservation, Wildlife DiseaseEcology, Wildlife Physiology and Nutrition, Mammalogy, Vertebrate NaturalHistory, Management of Wildlife Habitats, Conservation Ecology, WildlifeTechniques, Dendrology, Spatial Analysis, Marine Mammal ConservationEcology, and Public Speaking.
The Student Chapter of the Wildlife SocietyHope Scholarship, Fall 2004 – Spring 2009Dean’s List
May 25 – June 24, 2008. Kruger National Park, South Africa.During a one month stay in the bush camp, I gained first-hand experience intracking, guiding, management, poaching issues, and how to handle wildlife
confrontation situations. In addition, at the end of the course I was awarded witha Level 1 field guide certification.
Senior Project:
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 (
Coragyps atratus
) 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
GIS mapping
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.

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