David Moskowitz provides professional consulting regarding wildlife projects and wildlife issues. The focus of David’s work is on various applications of non-invasive research methods. Designed to detect and study wildlife without needing to actually handle or even observe directly, these methods provide safe, cost effective, and accessible methods to answer many contemporary wildlife research and management questions. Areas of specific expertise include:
- Wildlife tracking, remote cameras, field collection of genetic samples. Using wildlife tracking techniques, either independently or in conjunction with other non-invasive research techniques for scientific research, mitigation studies, and conservation initiatives.
- Practical knowledge of the natural history and ecology of North American mammals, and skill in locating low density and inconspicuous species using wildlife tracking techniques independently and in conjunction with literature and GIS research.
- Project Management: Design, implementation, leadership and management of wildlife field projects, expeditions, outdoor education programming, citizen science.
- Observer Reliability: Assessing and increasing Observer Reliability on field studies.
Previous clients include Wildlife Conservation Society, Western Transportation Institute, United States Forest Service, Alberta Conservation Association, Conservation Northwest, Wildlife Defense League.
“I began working with Dave in 2007 as we launched the Cascades Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project. Dave has been an invaluable resource to myself and hundreds of our volunteers as a leader, teacher, and scientist for this program since its inception. His deep knowledge base combined with his clear passion for engaging others to learn about the living landscape around them provides a unique talent.”
— Jen Watkins, Conservation Northwest