KENDRICK C. WEEKS

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EDUCATION:    

2001                 M.S. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Major:  Zoology   Minor:  Statistics

Thesis:  Nesting and Foraging Ecology of Black-throated Blue Warbler (Dendroica caerulescens) and Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) in the Southern Appalachians

 

1993                 B.S. Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

Major:  Biology   Minor:  Chemistry 

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WORK EXPERIENCE:

08/07-present:   Coastal Wildlife Diversity Biologist; North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Raleigh, NC.  Conduct surveys and research of priority reptile and amphibian species as listed in the Wildlife Action Plan.  Coordinate with public and private entities to further the conservation of priority species and native habitats.

 

01/06-07/07:      Wildlife Technician; North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, Raleigh, NC.  Assisted Commission Herpetologist with on-going projects including Calling Amphibian Survey Program (CASP), North Carolina Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (NCPARC), and rare species research.  Conducted on-going songbird research surveys.

 

07/01-09/05:      Project Scientist II; Ecoscience Corporation, Raleigh, NC.  Conducted inventories and prepared Natural Resource Technical Reports (NRTR) for development projects and assisted with all stages of mitigation planning, implementation, and monitoring.

 

05/98 to12/98:   Field Research Technician, Data Entry Technician; North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Raleigh, NC. Southern Appalachian Breeding Bird Project, Pisgah National Forest, Hot Springs, NC

 

10/97 to 05/98:  Nursery Assistant; Cary Garden Center, Cary, NC 

 

09/97 to 10/97:  Wildlife Technician; South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Clemson, SC.  Brosnan Forest Red-cockaded Woodpecker Survey, Dorchester, SC

 

12/96 to 08/97:  Wet Chem Analyst I; Industrial and Environmental Analysts Inc., Cary, NC

 

05/96 to10/96:   Wildlife Biologist I; U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Fresno, CA.  Sierra Nevada Breeding Bird Project, Shaver Lake, CA

 

10/95 to 04/96:  Field Research Technician; North Carolina State University, Department of Zoology, Raleigh, NC.  Fort Bragg Wintering Bird Project, Fort Bragg, NC

 

04/95 to 07/95:  Field Research Technician, Field Crew Leader; North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Raleigh, NC.  Neotropical Migratory Bird Project, Nantahala National Forest, Highlands, NC

 

11/94 to 02/95:  Field Research Technician, Field Crew Leader; North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Raleigh, NC.  Roanoke River Basin Wintering Bird Project, Williamston, NC

 

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2001 Summer:   Ecology Lab Instructor, Department of Botany, North Carolina State University

 

2001 Spring:      Ornithology Teaching Assistant and Wildlife Management Techniques Teaching Assistant, Department of Zoology, North Carolina State University

 

2000 Fall:          Ecology Lab Instructor, Department of Botany, North Carolina State University

 

2000 Spring:      Histology Lab Instructor, Department of Zoology, North Carolina State University

 

1999 Fall:          Ecology Lab Instructor, Department of Botany, North Carolina State University

 

1999 Spring:      Cell Biology Teaching Assistant and Ornithology Teaching Assistant, Department of Zoology, North Carolina State University

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SKILLS:           

                        Global Positioning Systems (GPS), ArcView 3.x and 9.1, Microsoft Office, plant and animal sampling techniques, data analysis, technical writing, operation and maintenance of boats and all terrain vehicles, familiar with state and federal environmental regulatory processes, wetland and stream delineations, and effective communication and presentations

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CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING:

2006                 MAPS Beginning Bird Banding and MAPS Advanced Bird Banding Courses

2005                 Restoration of Warm Season Grasses Workshop, N.C. Wildlife Society

2003                 Coastal Wetland Endangered Species Workshop, USFWS

2003                 Endangered Species Workshop, Federal Highway Administration

2002                 Piedmont Prairie Endangered Species Workshop, USFWS

1996                 Tree Climbing, USFS

1994                 Boating Course, U.S. Power Squadron

1993                 Open Water SCUBA, PADI

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PRESENTATIONS:

2000                 Foraging and Nesting Ecology of Black-throated Blue Warblers and Hooded Warblers in the Southern Appalachians, American Ornithologist Union, Memorial University, St. Johns, Newfoundland

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PUBLICATIONS:

Farnsworth, G.L., K.C. Weeks, and T.R. Simons. 2000. Validating the assumptions of the Mayfield method. Journal of Field Ornithology 71:658-664.

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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

2004-2008         The Wildlife Society

2004-2008         North Carolina Herpetological Society

2003-2005         Society for Ecological Restoration

1999-2001         Cooper Ornithological Society

1999-2001         American Ornithologists Union

1995-2001         Association of Field Ornithologists