SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2016 Devon Eldridge
About Me • Currently a biology major at Texas A&M University. • I am from Conroe, Texas. • Braden, my only sibling, is eight years old and I love him so much. • I love wildlife, nature, fossil hunting with my mother, and reading.
Mini Projects • Roadkill Study • Migratory Pattern Study
Roadkill Study â€¢ Wildlife crossings
Armadillo Rabbit Snake Squirrel Other
Roadkill Study: Conclusions â€˘ Not enough data to come to an official conclusion. â€˘ Out of the data collected, the area in front of the arboretum has the most animal crossing activity.
Migratory Pattern Study
Migratory Pattern Study â€˘ Land bridge in Memorial Parkâ€™s Master Plan
Migratory Pattern Study Browning Dark Ops Elite
Moultrie P-150i Game Camera
The two cameras were placed in two locations over the course of the study. The first location monitored the animal movement from the median onto the bridge. The second location, on the other hand, monitored the two stairwells on either side of the bridge.
Camera Location 1 Camera Location 2
Future Application • Skills I’ve advanced in:
On the job experience Research Writing Experience with setting up wildlife technology • Problem Solving • Working with others • Time management • • • •
This internship has opened my eyes to many different opportunities.
My Future: • Change major from Biology to Wildlife and Fisheries • Graduate from Texas A&M University • Wildlife biologist, possibly for Texas Parks & Wildlife
Prepared by Devon Eldridge, 2016 Intern