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Todd Fuller

Professor Todd Fuller, UMass Amherst Department of Environmental Conservation
Professor and Associate Department Head
Department of Environmental Conservation
Department of Environmental Conservation
Room 225 Holdsworth
University of Massachusetts Amherst
160 Holdsworth Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9285

Dr. Fuller’s research efforts focus on identifying factors affecting variation in mammal density and distribution. Whether a species is recognized as endangered, a nuisance, or harvestable, knowledge of its natural history and population ecology is essential in order to predict or responsibly manage population change. In order to better understand the mechanisms of this change, Dr. Fuller and his students capture, mark, and monitor a variety of carnivores, ungulates, and smaller herbivores to document their movements, habitat use, food habits, survival, reproduction, social behavior, and density, then synthesize results from their own and other studies. They survey populations through direct and indirect means (e.g., scats, tracks, calls, cameras) to assess distribution and relative abundance, and also collaborate with colleagues to investigate roles of disease, genetics, nutrition, morphology, and human activities in population regulation and species conservation. - See more at:

Environmental Conservation
Environmental Conservation topics: 
Fish, Wildlife & Biodiverstiy
wildlife ecology