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Patrick G McGovern

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Project Coordinator
765.496.6277
765.496.2422
PFEN Room 126A
715 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906

 General Information

Pat is the Project Coordinator for the Integrated Deer Management Project at Purdue University, a statewide interdisciplinary research effort. Pat received his B.S. in Biology from Davidson College in 2011, where he worked with a number of local bird species, and his M.S. in Wildlife Ecology from Iowa State University in 2018, where he studied the survival, cause-specific mortality, and habitat use of white-tailed deer fawns. He has spent time tracking mountain lions in California, developing mitigation techniques for human-elephant conflict in South Africa, and monitoring the endangered ocelot in Texas. At Purdue, Pat coordinates the efforts of a large team of faculty, graduate and undergraduate student researchers, and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, as well as fosters collaboration with private landowners.

Forestry and Natural Resources, 715 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2061 USA, (765) 494-3590

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