Biologist Doris Hausleitner puts bait in a tree for her wolverine research (Photo courtesy Doris Hausleitner)

Doris Hausleitner

Wildlife biologist

Selkirk College

Doris Hausleitner is an instructor at Selkirk College. She teaches first year terrestrial ecology and applied biology and systems ecology in the Integrated Environmental Planning Program (IEP) and ecosystems management for the Recreation Fish and Wildlife program, as well as the restoration field school for IEP. She is also the owner/operator of a consulting company based in Nelson, specializing in research on rare and endangered wildlife species in British Columbia for the past 12 years. Her projects have included riparian and wetland restoration, long-term wildlife monitoring, invasive plant monitoring, impact assessments for winter recreation and landscape-scale non-invasive genetic sampling of wolverine.

Doris lives on a nine-acre farm outside of Nelson with her husband, two children, two dogs, pigs, chickens and bees.

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