Arielle Waldstein

121 David Clarks Labs Box 7617 NCSU Raleigh, NC 27696

ahwaldst@unity.nscu.edu (919) 515-4596

 

Education:

 

Master of Science Candidate: Zoology

2006-Present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 27696

Advisor: Dr. Theodore R. Simons

Thesis: Raccoon ecology in barrier island environments

 

Bachelor of Science

August 1999-April 2003

McGill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 

 

Professional Experience:

 

Field Biologist, June-August 2006

 

Loon Preservation Committee of New Hampshire, Moultonborough, NH

Located and monitored territorial loon pairs, nests and chicks

Conducted research on loon response to boat traffic and shoreline development

Developed programs in community awareness and education to promote loon conservation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Collected and banded target birds

 

Peace Corps Volunteer, September 2003-December 2005

 

United States Peace Corps, Dakar, Senegal, West Africa

Developed environmental education and training programs for communities surrounding a national park

Trained guides and business people to use ecologically sound practices in promoting ecotourism

Worked with local resource managers to collect data on migrating bird populations

 

Intern, May-August 2003

 

Wildlife Preservation Trust of Canada, Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada

Monitored and cared for breeding pairs of Eastern loggerhead shrikes in a captive environment†††††††††††††††††

Documented courtship and breeding behavior

Conducted vegetation surveys to determine the amount of suitable habitat available

Worked with land owners to create ideal spaces for shrike reintroduction

 


Research Assistant, October-November 2001

 

University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Conducted mark-recapture population estimates of agile antechinus in a forest environment

 

Landscaper and Greenhouse Manager, May -July 2001

 

Gardenside Nurseries, Shelburne, Vermont

Designed and managed gardens for clients

Managed the greenhouses

 

Veterinary Technicianís Assistant, January 1995-May 1999

 

Affectionately Cats Veterinary Hospital, Charlotte, Vermont

Managed the care of all boarders and hospitalized animals

Administered medications and performed blood analysis, vaccinations and x-rays

Cleaned and prepped hospital and surgery rooms and instruments

Handled animals for all procedures