Monica L. Bond, PhD Wildlife biologist & biodiversity activist. Principal Scientist for Wild Nature Institute. Research Associate at University of Zurich. Swiss National Science Foundation Fellow at La Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD) - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
Sociality & demography of giraffes in Tanzania
Spatial & temporal abundance and distribution of ungulates in a fragmented ecosystem of Tanzania
Fire ecology of Spotted Owls & Black-backed Woodpeckers in California
Space use by small mammals in western grasslands
Strategic Planning & Organizational Development
Budgeting & Financial Planning
PhD, Ecology, University of Zürich MS, Wildlife Science, Oregon State University BA, Biology, Duke University
The Wildlife Society (Certified Wildlife Biologist) The Association for Fire Ecology Wildlife Disease Association Ecological Society of America ORCID
2010- Founder, Chief Financial Officer & Principal Scientist Wild Nature Institute, an independent science, education & advocacy organization.
2011 Biologist The Institute for Bird Populations Foraging & nesting ecology of Black-backed Woodpeckers in burned forests.
2004-2010 Research Assistant Point Blue Long-term demography of Northern Elephant Seals.
2008-2009 Field Biologist NMFS Pacific Islands Marine Science Center Long-term research on the critically endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal.
2006-2007 Co-Principal Investigator The Institute for Bird Populations Post-fire use of forests by California Spotted Owls.
2001-2006 Staff Biologist Center for Biological Diversity Worked to ensure adequate protection for imperiled species on public & private lands.
1999-2001 Research Fellow University of Minnesota Dept. of Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology Demography and ecology of California Spotted Owls in the central Sierra Nevada.
1998 Field Biologist The Institute for Bird Populations Demography & toxicology of Western Burrowing Owls.
Selected Scientific Publications: (click titles to download articles)
· Bond ML. 2015. Mammals and mixed- and high-severity fire. Pages 55-88 in The Ecological Importance of Mixed-Severity Fires: Nature’s Phoenix. Elsevier Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
· Hutto RL, Bond ML, DellaSala DA 2015. Using bird ecology to learn about the benefits of severe fire. Pages 89-117 in The Ecological Importance of Mixed-Severity Fires: Nature’s Phoenix. Elsevier Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
· Tingley MW, Wilkerson RL, Bond ML, Howell CA, Siegel RB. 2014. Variation in home-range size of Black-backed Woodpeckers. The Condor 116:325-340.
· DellaSala, DA, Anthony RG, Bond ML, Fernandez ES, Frissell CA, Hanson CT, Spivak R. 2013. Alternative views of a restoration framework for federal forests in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Forestry 111:420-429.