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01/14/2020

Learn About Collaring Mountain Lions in Julian

You're invited to join us for a special event hosted by the Julian Mountain Lion Project and the Mountain Lion Foundation!

WHEN:
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

WHERE:
Community Room
Julian Public Library
1850 CA-78, Julian, CA 92036
(760) 765-0370

Justin Dellinger, Ph.D is the Senior Environmental Scientist for California Department of Fish & Wildlife. He is also their mountain lion and gray wolf researcher!

Dr. Dellinger will be giving a presentation on their current research project, what it entails, and what they hope to learn. After the presentation, he will stick around to answer any questions you may have.

This free event promises to be highly informative and educational. Invite your friends and family. No reservation needed!

About Justin Dellinger

Justin Dellinger is from western North Carolina in the Appalachian Mountains. He received a B.S. in Biology at UNC-Wilmington in 2008. He got his M.S. in Wildlife Biology at Auburn University in 2011 studying foraging and spatial ecology of red wolves in North Carolina. After that, he did a 1.5 year stint as a mountain lion researcher in Arizona and New Mexico. Following this, he started a Ph.D in Wildlife Biology at the University of Washington studying impacts of gray wolves on mule and whitetailed deer in Washington state and completed his doctoral degree in 2018. He started working for CDFW in December 2015 after finishing his field work for his Ph.D. For the past three years he has been the statewide lead scientist for mountain lions and the statewide lead scientist for wolves since June 2017.

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