B.S. Biology, Rutgers University; M.S. Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
David is based in Bandon, Oregon. Since 1997, he has worked with the Oregon Biodiversity Information Center (ORBIC) on monitoring of the Western Snowy Plover, a small shorebird that lives and breeds on the west coast of the US from Washington to Baja California, and also breeds at inland locations in the Great Basin. David is part of the Western Snowy Plover Working Team, has been involved in several other projects that have impacts on plovers including the New Carissa removal project, the proposed Liquefied Natural Gas plant in Coos Bay, the proposed container facility in Coos Bay, and the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department’s Habitat Conservation Plan for the Snowy Plover.