were conducting fall chinook spawning surveys, the fish and wildlife department said.
In the case of a flightless condor chick living in a cliff-side cave in the Sespe Condor Sanctuary, biologists
think the fire and smoke were too far away to hurt the animal.
According to federal officials, it was excessive zeal for accuracy, rather than an intent to commit fraud, that prompted seven field biologists
to plant hairs from an endangered wildcat species in three national forests.
, says Brooks, are essentially navigating without a compass.
That was the day President Bill Clinton, speaking in the East Room of the White House, announced that biologists
had completed a first survey of the 3 billion DNA letters, or sequences, that define the human genome.
Nicks says increased public expectation is likely the biggest factor in the company's decision to hire a wildlife biologist
A starting marine biologist
might earn $31,000 a year.
The technique comes in handy for adult marine biologists
, too, says Morrissey.
Wittkopf said the city has agreed to dispatch a biologist
to survey trees before trimming, but it is done on a project-by-project basis, in part because of the training program.
Last November, in a celebrated report entitled "Grizzly Overkill in British Columbia Bear Management," de Leeuw, a senior habitat protection biologist
with the B.
Caribou habitat needs to be actively managed because it could be lost as stands age and die," says Forest Service biologist
The most important thing to being a wildlife biologist
is to be a very good observer," he says.