Morro Bay, CA

William G. Standley

bill.standley at wildlifer.com

Nene reintroduction, Molokai, Hawaii

Experience:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ventura Office, Ventura, CA11/12 - present
     Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Coordinate Habitat Conservation Plans and Section 7 consultations for endangered species in central California; provide technical assistance and outreach.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Islands Office, Honolulu, HI6/07 - 11/12
     Fish and Wildlife Biologist - Coordinate Habitat Conservation Plans and Safe Harbor Agreements for endangered species in the Pacific Islands; provide technical assistance and outreach.

Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Honolulu, HI10/02 - 6/07
     Conservation Initiatives Coordinator - Coordinate Safe Harbor Agreements and Habitat Conservation Plans for endangered species; coordinate state landowner assistance program providing funding and technical assistance to private landowners conducting habitat restoration.

Central Coast Consulting, Cayucos, CA3/95 - 10/02
     Environmental Consultant - Coordinate and conduct surveys for endangered species; analyze data; prepare technical reports; edit technical reports. Projects included:
  • Chambers Group, Inc., Irvine, CA
  • 8/00 - 8/01
         Biological Monitor - Monitor horizontal bore operations related to Level 3 Communications fiber-optic cable installation project in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties to ensure compliance with USFWS, CDFG and CPUC permits regarding sensitive biological resources, including California red-legged frog, California tiger salamander, western pond turtle and steelhead trout.
  • D. W. Alley & Associates/Cambria Water District, Cambria, CA
  • 10/99 - 11/99
         Biological Monitor - Monitor construction activities related to Santa Rosa Creek Streambank restoration to ensure compliance with U.S. Corps of Engineers permit for California red-legged frog and steelhead trout.
  • Colorado State University - Center for Ecological Management of Military Lands, Fort Hunter Liggett, CA
  • 9/95 - 1/97
         Research Biologist - Conduct surveys for San Joaquin kit fox, California red-legged frog, California tiger salamander, arroyo toad, western pond turtle, and purple amole; edited Biological Assessment regarding the effects of activities conducted at Fort Hunter Liggett on endangered species.
  • Cal Poly Foundation, Endangered Species Support Unit, Camp Roberts, CA
  • 6/96 - 8/96
         Research Biologist - Conducted and documented preactivity surveys to assess project-specific impacts on kit foxes and developed and implemented mitigation measures; assessed kit fox prey abundance by small mammal trapping and conducting ground squirrel surveys; maintained computerized data base; prepared annual and monthly reports of activities. Supervised up to 3 biological technicians.
  • Enterprise Advisory Services Inc. (EASI), Elk Hill, CA
  • 3/95 - 10/95
         Wildlife Ecologist - Analyzed data and prepared manuscript regarding the effects of habitat manipulation on nocturnal rodents at the Elk Hills Naval Petroleum Reserves.

    LSA Associates, Inc., Natural Resources Unit, Point Richmond, CA5/93 - 2/95
      Assistant Project Manager/Wildlife Ecologist - Coordinated and conducted research on threatened and endangered species and their habitat. Conducted surveys for San Joaquin kit fox, San Joaquin pocket mouse, California red-legged frog, California tiger salamander, western pond turtle, desert tortoise, two-striped garter snake, tri-colored blackbird, burrowing owl, and Swainson's hawk. Evaluated management needs and developed mitigation measures. Scheduled and supervised up to 15 field biologists. Prepared proposals, budgets, and technical reports.
    EG&G Energy Measurements, Inc., Applied Ecology Dept., San Joaquin Kit Fox Project, Camp Roberts, CA1/89 - 9/92
      Wildlife Ecologist - Coordinated and conducted field research to assess impacts of military activities on San Joaquin kit fox and its habitat at Camp Roberts. Conducted surveys for evidence of endangered species and developed conservation measures. Scheduled and supervised up to four field biologists. Prepared proposals, budgets, and technical reports, and presented papers.
    EG&G Energy Measurements, Inc., Applied Ecology Dept., Endangered Species Program, Elk Hills, CA6/88 - 1/89
      Wildlife Ecologist - Coordinated and conducted field research to assess the effects of petroleum extraction activities on San Joaquin kit fox, blunt-nosed leopard lizards, and giant kangaroo rats at the Elk Hills Naval Petroleum Reserves. Conducted surveys for evidence of endangered species and developed conservation measures. Scheduled and supervised up to four field biologists. Prepared proposals, budgets, and reports.
    University of Wyoming, Dept. of Zoology, Laramie6/86 - 5/88
      Graduate Research - Designed and conducted field research to assess effects of food abundance on swift fox. Prepared proposals, budgets, and technical reports.
    University of Wyoming, Dept. of Zoology, Laramie9/85 - 5/88
      Teaching Assistant - Taught college level biology, physiology, and invertebrate zoology laboratory courses which included instruction in scientific methodology, instrument use, and taxonomy. Prepared and scheduled lectures and field trips.
    U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Arid Land Ecosystems Improvement Unit, Tucson, AZ5/83 - 6/85
      Research Assistant - Conducted field research to assess the effects of chemically controlling creosotebush on birds, reptiles, and small mammals. Selected, scheduled, and supervised up to two field biologists.
    University of Arizona, Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Tucson5/83 - 6/85
      Graduate Research - Designed and conducted field research to assess effects of seed-eating rodents on revegetation in desert ecosystems.

    Education:

    M.S., Wildlife and Fisheries Science, University of Arizona, Tucson (1985)

    B.A., Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz (1983)

    Reports and Publications: (Abstracts are available online for highlighted titles.)

    Standley, W. G. 1994. San Joaquin kit fox assessment, Oak Flat Valley portion Diablo Grande Phase 1 site Stanislaus County, California. Prepared by LSA Associates, Inc., for Normoyle and Newman, Modesto, CA.

    Standley, W. G. 1994. San Joaquin kit fox assessment, Gale Ranch, Contra Costa County, California. Prepared by LSA Associates, Inc., for Shapell Industries, Milpitas, CA.

    Standley, W. G. 1994. Animal Life Resource Inventory - Hollister Hills State Vehicular Recreation Area Acquisition Areas (Renz and Hudner Ranches). Prepared by LSA Associates, Inc., for Calif. Dept. of Parks and Rec., Sacramento, CA.

    Standley, W. G. 1993. Poppy Ridge San Joaquin kit fox assessment, Alameda County, California. Prepared by LSA Associates, Inc., for The De Silva Group, Pleasanton, CA.

    Standley, W. G. 1993. San Joaquin kit fox assessment, Westside Consortium property, Stanislaus County, California. Prepared by LSA Associates, Inc., for Westside Consortium, Pleasanton, CA.

    Standley, W. G. 1988. Effect of seed size on removal by rodents. Pages 399-402 in Proceedings of the Symposium "Management of Amphibians, Reptiles, and Small Mammals in North America", Flagstaff, AZ. U.S.D.A. Forest Serv., Rocky Mtn. For. and Range Exp. Stn. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-166, Fort Collins, CO.

    Standley, W. G. 1985. The effect of seed size on reseeding in the presence of heteromyids. M.S. Thesis, Univ. of Ariz., Tucson, AZ.

    Standley, W. G., W. H. Berry, T. P. O'Farrell, and T. T. Kato. 1992. Mortality of San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes velox macrotis) at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, California. U. S. Dept. of Energy Topical Report, EG&G/EM Santa Barbara Operations Report No. EGG 10617-2157.

    Standley, W.G. and P. M. McCue. 1997. Prevalence of antibodies against selected diseases in San Joaquin kit foxes at Camp Roberts, California. Calif. Fish and Game. 83:30-37

    Standley W. G. and P. M. McCue. 1992. Blood Characteristics of San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes velox macrotis) at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, California. U. S. Dept. of Energy Topical Report, EG&G/EM Santa Barbara Operations Report No. EGG 10617-2160.

    Standley, W. G. and N. S. Smith. 1988. Effects of treating creosotebush with tebuthiuron on rodents. Pages 422-424 in Proceedings of the Symposium "Management of Amphibians, Reptiles, and Small Mammals in North America", Flagstaff, AZ. U.S.D.A. Forest Serv., Rocky Mtn. For. and Range Exp. Stn. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-166, Fort Collins, CO.

    Berry, W. H. and W. G. Standley. 1992. Population trends of San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes velox macrotis) at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, California. U. S. Dept. of Energy Topical Report, EG&G/EM Santa Barbara Operations Report No. EGG 10617-2155.

    Berry, W. H., W. G. Standley, T. P. O'Farrell, and T. T. Kato. 1992. Effects of military-authorized activities on the San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes velox macrotis) at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, California. U. S. Dept. of Energy Topical Report, EG&G/EM Santa Barbara Operations Report No. EGG 10617-2159.

    EG&G Energy Measurements, Inc. 1989. Biological Assessment of the effects of activities conducted at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties, California on the endangered San Joaquin kit fox Vulpes macrotis mutica. Submitted to U.S. Fish and Wildl. Serv. by Depts. of the Army and Air Force, and the Calif. Natl. Guard.

    EG&G Energy Measurements, Inc. 1991. Biological Assessment of the effects of activities conducted at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, Monterey and San Luis Obispo Counties, California on endangered species. Submitted to U.S. Fish and Wildl. Serv. by Depts. of the Army and Air Force, and Calif. Natl. Guard.

    Logan, C. G., W. H. Berry, W. G. Standley, and T. T. Kato. 1992. Prey abundance and food habits of San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes velox macrotis) at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, California. U. S. Dept. of Energy Topical Report, EG&G/EM Santa Barbara Operations Report No. EGG 10617-2158.

    Reese, E. A., W. G. Standley, and W. H. Berry. 1992. Habitat, soils, and den use of San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes velox macrotis) at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, California. U. S. Dept. of Energy Topical Report, EG&G/EM Santa Barbara Operations Report No. EGG 10617-2156.

    Spencer, K. A., W. H. Berry, W. G. Standley, and T. P. O'Farrell. 1992. Reproduction of the San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes velox macrotis) at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, California. U. S. Dept. of Energy Topical Report, EG&G/EM Santa Barbara Operations Report No. EGG 10617-2154.

    Professional Presentations:

    Standley, B. 1999. Use of the internet in wildlife research. Presented at the Western Section of The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Monterey, CA.

    Standley, W. G. 1988. Effects of seed size on removal by rodents. Presented at the Symposium "Management of Amphibians, Reptiles, and Small Mammals in North America", Flagstaff, AZ.

    Standley, W. G. 1985. Effects of seed size on removal by rodents. Presented at the Western Section of The Wildlife Society Student Conclave, Laramie, WY.

    Standley, W. G. and W. H. Berry. 1992. Conservation of the endangered San Joaquin kit fox at Camp Roberts Army National Guard Training Site, California. Presented at the Western Section of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

    Standley, W. G. and P. J. Conry. 2004. An overview of Safe Harbor Agreements in Hawaii. Presented at the Western Section of The Wildlife Society Annual Conference, Rohnert Park, CA

    Standley, W. G. and P. J. Conry. 2007. An overview of Safe Harbor Agreements in Hawaii. Presented at the Hawaii Conservation Alliance Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI

    Standley, W. G. and N. S. Smith. 1988. Effects of treating creosotebush with tebuthiuron on rodents. Presented at the Symposium "Management of Amphibians, Reptiles, and Small Mammals in North America", Flagstaff, AZ.