Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. — “Bobcats in Vermont,” Kim Royar, Dep’t. of Fish and Wildlife
Winston-Prouty Center, 130 Austine Dr., Holton Hall, 4th Floor, Brattleboro, Vt.
Kim will review the life history of bobcats and the results of a study done in the Champlain Valley to learn more about the bobcat’s home range and habitat requirements. She will discuss how human changes to the landscape affected bobcat populations in Vermont from the time of Native Americans to today.
Kim has worked for the Department of Fish and Wildlife for 36 years. She began her career as a habitat biologist providing technical assistance to private landowners. She was the statewide furbearer project leader for over 20 years and moved to the Central office for
several years to serve as Deputy Commissioner of the Dep’t. of Fish and Wildlife. Kim has returned to the field and currently works on both fur-bearer conservation and management and private lands conservation and management. Her passions include the conservation of land and species for future generations.