John Wondzell, Wildlife Biologist/Project Manager


John has over 15 years of fisheries and wildlife research andmonitoring experience working for federal, state, and private natural resource agencies in Colorado, NewMexico, and Wyoming.  He earned a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Science and an M.A. in Secondary Science Education from New Mexico State University in 1980 and 1986, respectively.   He has worked with a wide variety of aquatic invertebrates, fish, plant, and wildlife species in these states.  John has extensive experience with radio telemetry studies of wildlife populations, large ungulate/habitat associations, wildlife capture, mammalian predators, and reclamation monitoring.  Before joining HWA John held a position with USDA Wildlife Services and he conducted research on elk in Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado.  Additional experience includes surveying herbivory by elk, bison, and bighorn sheep, riparian vegetation sampling, soil sampling, water quality sampling and reservoir modeling, and capture and monitoring of prairie grouse species.