Arielle Waldstein

121 David Clarks Labs Box 7617 NCSU Raleigh, NC 27696 (919) 515-4596




Master of Science Candidate: Zoology


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