Joe joined Gulf South Research Corporation in 2022 and has over 8 years of experience working on various ecological projects. While many of these works have involved avian sampling and monitoring, he has also conducted work on small mammal trapping and monitoring and habitat restoration within riparian and montane forest systems. Joe has worked in northern Arizona and the Sierra Nevada’s of California conducting surveys for sensitive raptor species. He has also performed camera and live trapping for Pacific fisher, meadow jumping mouse, and Colorado chipmunk across the southwestern U.S. Joe has conducted banding and performed surveys within the forests of the southeastern U.S. for Nearctic-Neotropical migrant songbirds to document their response to habitat and hydrologic changes. He has also conducted banding and monitoring for secretive marsh birds within the coastal marshes of Louisiana.
Joe received his B.S. in Wildlife Management from New Mexico State University and a M.S. in Biology from Arkansas State University.