Clay Nielsen

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Research Associate

Clay Nielsen conducts research in several areas of wildlife ecology and conservation including jaguar occupancy in Panama and Brazil, the expansion of large carnivores in the Midwestern U.S., the ecology of river otters and striped skunks in southern Illinois, the use of habitat by restored bison herds in northern Illinois, the relationships between white-tailed deer and predators in Illinois, and the impact of habitat management on grassland birds.