December 27, 2015

Team Bio


Renee Seidler – Co-Founder,  President, Rehabilitation Specialist

Renee is the Statewide Transportation Specialist for Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Prior to this, she was an Associate Conservation Scientist for 8 years with the Wildlife Conservation Society’s North America Program. She has a Master of Science degree in Wildlife Biology from Utah State University. Renee was a pre-veterinary student at Arizona State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Microbiology, with an emphasis in Virology. She spent years working as a veterinary technician, gaining valuable skills in the care of domestic and wild animals. She has conducted behavioral and ecological research on coyotes, wolves, wolverine, moose, elk, pronghorn, and small mammals across the Western United States. She has contributed field time to tropical bird seed dispersal research in Panama and hyena social behavior studies in Kenya. She received the Richard Denny Best Speaker Award in 2009 for her presentation of novel research at the Colorado Chapter of the Wildlife Society. Renee is a science advisory committee member for Nature Mapping Jackson Hole, a citizen science program in Wyoming and a board member of the Joint Town and County Natural Resources Technical Advisory Board in Jackson, Wyoming. Renee co-authored the recently updated 2014 Pronghorn Management Guidelines, and recently published peer-reviewed articles on the topics of predator-prey interactions, industrial development effects on ungulates, anthropogenic impediments to long-distance migration, and understanding local road ecology and mitigating the effects of roads on wildlife.

Lindsay Jones – Co-Founder, Program Director, Vice-President, Rehabilitation Specialist

Lindsay is a wildlife biologist in Jackson, Wyoming. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Biology from Middle Tennessee State University. Growing up, she spent numerous hours volunteering at domestic animal shelters and veterinary clinics. Before moving to Jackson, she practiced wildlife rehabilitation in Joelton, Tennessee. Lindsay was an ecologist for trumpeter swan restoration in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem  and has worked on a large-scale wolverine trapping and monitoring project most recently . She has spent many hours volunteering for Nature Mapping Jackson Hole, a citizen science program, as an organizer and a citizen scientist. She has volunteered at the Teton Raptor Center with raptor rehabilitation and she has organized multiple successful fundraising events for various wildlife organizations.