Marianne Huizing is a senior wildlife ecologist and project manager with more than 12 years of wildlife and research experience. She has a focus on special-status vertebrate species and wildlife-habitat relationships. Marianne has researched or surveyed for cottontails, squirrels, chipmunks, kangaroo rats, woodrats, and other small rodents in a variety of habitats: riparian, wetland, grassland, forest, and desert. She also has conducted avian research and surveys, particularly in the San Joaquin Valley, including for nonbreeding long-billed and wintering shorebirds, wading birds, waterfowl, burrowing owls, northern harriers, and ferruginous hawks. For client projects, Marianne conducts surveys; leads efforts in capture and relocation programs for small mammals, including giant kangaroo rat, Tipton kangaroo rat, short-nosed kangaroo rat, and San Joaquin antelope squirrel; analyzes project impacts on wildlife; records data; and prepares reports and impact analyses. She holds a 10(a)(1)(A) permit for the Tipton kangaroo rat and giant kangaroo rat.
Marianne received her M.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from California State University, Stanislaus, and her B.S. in Environmental Studies from Trinity Western University in British Columbia.
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