Tyler Bostwick is pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Range and Wildlife Management at Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Institute within Texas A&M University – Kingsville. She is advised by Dr. Lisanne Petracca, and is using movement ecology and genetics to inform ocelot recovery in South Texas. Primarily, she is updating the knowledge of genetic diversity within the population, and identifying preferred habitat using movement data.
Tyler received her Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Conservation and Management from Cal Poly Humboldt (formerly Humboldt State University) in 2021. Afterwards, she worked for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for a year and a half where she primarily aided in Roosevelt Elk research studying calf survival and diet in commercial timberlands.