Catherine Le – Wildland Monitoring Technician
Catherine reviews and analyzes wildlife use and activity throughout the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks. She works closely with a team of volunteers to manage the network of camera traps. Her work will enhance the knowledge base of wildlife activity patterns in the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks and explore how humans, land management strategies, and location can influence wildlife activity. Catherine has a Bachelor's degree in Evolutionary Biology & Ecology from the University of California, Irvine. While at UC Irvine, Catherine assisted with arthropod collection and identification, and she studied the impacts that arthropods and mammals have on California sagebrush.