California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Kathleen Anderson

Bio in Brief

Kathleen works as a Research Analyst (GIS) for CDFW. She began her work with the department in 2006 as a scientific aid in the Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Recovery Program. Although she participated in much of the field work she also took an active role in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis for the program. That role eventually led to a permanent position which includes a range of GIS work and field work. Kathleen graduated from University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in physical anthropology. F ormerly she worked as primate keeper at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa Florida, spent time working for the Jane Goodall Institute in Burundi, Africa and finally as a wildlife technician for the US Forest Service before arriving at CDFW.


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