Ball, Kyle

Biology, Forestry, Wetlands

Kyle is an environmental scientist and intern forester currently delineating wetlands and preparing timber management plans for the landowner’s income and/or enhancement of wildlife habitats. In 2011-12, he worked as a team field leader in the Gulf of Mexico assessing impact of the Deep Water Horizon oil facility explosion and leaks on oysters and by tracking drifting bird carcasses using telemetry and tracking oiled pelicans, rails, and egrets from the Everglades to Mexico. He has also worked with invasive species, obtaining biological data from bycatch aboard commercial fishing vessels, and done mist netting/handling of birds and bats. He is a 2009 graduate in forestry and wetland ecology from the University of New Hampshire.