Camryn Kiel is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Science at Texas A&M University – College Station under the direction of Dr. Michael Morrison. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the Ohio State University, as well as a minor in Spanish. Camryn has had several field jobs, generally collecting population demography data on a variety of bird species – Red-headed Woodpeckers, Clapper Rails, and Rusty Blackbirds in Ohio, Delaware, and Arkansas, respectively. She has also worked with Eastern box turtles and spotted turtles in Ohio, tracking their movement and nesting behavior.
At the East Foundation, Camryn will be researching the local bird communities and their productivity. Long term, she hopes to pursue a career in wildlife research and conservation.