Growing up in Chicago was not conducive for studying the natural world. The cement environment and cluster of people left few natural places for Lindsay to explore. She quickly moved to the mountains after completing a BS in Natural Resources and Environmental Science in 2011 from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Her interest in wildlife management developed during her positions with academic researchers, non-profit organizations, and state and federal agencies. For several years, she worked with a multitude of taxa including white-tailed deer, coyotes, bobcats, amphibians, spotted owls, and sagebrush songbirds to name a few. The majority of her work stemmed from a long term position with the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming as a wildlife technician and crew lead.
Lindsay is currently working towards her master’s degree with the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. The research aims to understand the demography and habitat use of the moose herd in the Bighorn National Forest in Wyoming. The main objective of the research is to define seasonal movement, habitat use, willow condition, and potential migration corridors as well as evaluate demographic data to estimate the population performance of the moose herd.
When Lindsay isn’t tracking moose or furiously typing in the lab, she can be found with a camera glued to her face in search of beautiful landscapes for photographing.
Professional Preparation and Appointments
B.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Science, May 2011
Martinez, L.A., T. Thomas, C. Stewart, L. Schreiber, D. Thiele, C. Class, M.J. Kauffman. 2018. Evaluating Moose Demography and Habitat Use in the Bighorn Mountains. Poster presentation to the Wyoming Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Annual Meeting, Laramie, WY.
Martinez, L.A., T. Thomas, C. Stewart, S. Stephens, D. Thiele, C. Class, M.J. Kauffman. 2019. Evaluating Moose Demography and Habitat Use in the Bighorn Mountains. Poster presentation to the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Annual Meeting, Laramie, WY.