UMP Staff

Marc TraversMarc_bio_pic

Underline Monitoring Project, Avian Conservation Biologist

Marc Travers received his Masters degree from Simon Fraser University (Canada) in 2009.  He joined KESRP as an Avian Conservation Biologist in September of 2011 and co-ordinates the Underline Monitoring Project.  Marc’s previous work has focused on the indirect demographic consequences of nest predation, climate change induced diet shifts, niche partitioning, avian disease dynamics, and physiological indicators of health in wildlife.


Theresa Geelhoed

Underline Monitoring Project, Field Crew Leader

Theresa grew up splashing in the Great Lakes and received a B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife from Michigan State University. Aside from a year in environmental education, Theresa has studied zooplankton, box turtles, plovers, and spotted owls. She fell in love with Hawaiʻi’s aloha spirit and native wildlife in 2015 and made the move to Kauaʻi to work with the Underline Monitoring Project in early 2017.


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