Judy Putera - Wildlife Biologist

Wildlife Biologist Judy Putera stands by a helicopter in the winter.
Judy Putera takes a break during field work within the Chisana caribou herd range.

Judy Putera
Wildlife Biologist
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve and Central Alaska Inventory & Monitoring Network
PO Box 439
Copper Center, AK 99573
(907) 822-7241
judy_putera [at] nps.gov

Education

MA 1984 Southern Illinois University, Zoology
BA 1981 Texas A&M University, Wildlife Biology

Skills and Interest Areas

  • Ungulate Biology and Management
  • Bald Eagles
  • Aerial Surveys

Professional Experience

2008-present, Wildlife Biologist, National Park Service, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve
2002-2008, Wildlife Biologist, National Park Service, Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
1999-2002, Biological Science Technician, National Park Service, Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
1995-1998, Biological Science Technician, USGS Biological Resources Division, Alaska Science Center
1987-1992, Wildlife Biologist, U. S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station

Publications

Krebs, C.J., J. Bryant, K. Kielland, M. O’Donoghue, F. Doyle, S. Carriere, D. DiFolco, N. Berg, R. Boonstra, S. Boutin, A. J. Kenney, D. G. Reid, K. Bodony, J. Putera, H. K. Timm, T. Burke, J. A.K. Maier, and H. Golden. 2014. What factors determine cyclic amplitude in the snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) cycle? Canadian Journal of Zoology, 92: 1039-1048.

C.J., K. Kielland, J. Bryant, M. O’Donoghue, F. Doyle, C. McIntyre, D. DiFolco, N. Berg, S. Carriere, R. Boonstra, S. Boutin, A.J. Kenney, D. G. Reid, K. Bodony, J. Putera, H. K. Timm, and T. Burke. 2013. Synchrony in the snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) cycle in northwestern North America, 1970–2012. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 91:562-572.


Olson, T.L., and J.A. Putera. Refining Monitoring Protocols to Survey Brown Bear Populations in Katmai National Park and Preserve and Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. 2007. National Park Service, Natural Resources Technical Report. NPS/AR/NRTR-2007-66.


Huff, M.H., D.A. Manuwal, and J.A. Putera. 1991. Winter bird communities in the southern Cascade Range. Pp. 207-218 in L.F. Ruggiero, K.B. Aubry, A.B. Carey, and M.H. Huff, tech. coords. Wildlife and Vegetation of Unmanaged Douglas-fir Forests. U.S.D.A. Gen. Tech. Rept. PNW-GTR-285.

Putera, J.A., A. Woolf, and W.D. Klimstra. 1985. Mourning dove use of orchards in southern Illinois. Wildlife Society Bulletin 13:496-501.

Putera, J.A., and W.E. Grant. 1985. Influence of behavioral interactions on the spatial segregation of sympatric Sigmodon, Baiomys and Reithrodontomys populations. Journal of Mammalogy 66:380-384.