manatee intern

One of the most common questions we get asked is “what should I do to work with marine mammals?   This is not an easy question to answer and many people we know have taken quite different pathways to get where they are today. However, we are going to gear this blog post to whomever…(Read More)

Who are you and what is your affiliation? I am Dr. Bob Bonde and I am currently retired from the U.S. Geological Survey, Sirenia Project after a 40-year career of studying manatees. I also hold an adjunct professor position with the graduate school at the University of Florida in the Large Animal Clinical…(Read More)

Working in the field is a huge part of biologists day to day activities. Field work is imperative to understand how our chosen species behaves in their natural environment, and for me is my favorite part of doing research. Although field work can take a long time and hopefully produce meaningful scientific results, there are…(Read More)