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Kurt J. Jenkins

Jenkins, Kurt J.

Research Wildlife Biologist

Office: 360-565-3041
Fax: 360-565-3042
600 East Park Avenue
Port Angeles, WA 98362


B.S., University of California, Davis, Zoology, 1977
M.S., Oregon State University, Wildlife Ecology, 1980
Ph.D., University of Idaho, Wildlife Ecology, 1985


Wildlife ecology, management, and monitoring

Research Interests

Mammalian ecology
Population, Community, and Ecosystem studies of Large Mammals
Wildlife-Habitat Relationships
Designing wildlife monitoring programs

Personal Interests

Outdoor activities (camping, hiking, fishing); The home front (my kids, kids sports, untangling fish lines, raising animals); Reading biographies and history; Traveling more.


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East, A.E., Jenkins, K.J., Happe, P.J., Bountry, J.A., Beechie, T.J., Randle, T.J., 2016, Channel-planform evolution in four rivers of Olympic National Park, Washington, U.S.A.- The roles of hydrology, sediment supply, and trophic cascade: Journal of Earth Surfaces and Landforms, p. online,[Details]

Facka, A.N., Lewis, J.C., Happe, P.J., Jenkins, K.J., Callas, R., Powell, R.A., 2016, Timing of translocation influences birth rate and population dynamics in a forest carnivore: Ecosphere, v. 7, no. 1, p. e01223,[Details]

Happe, P.J., Jenkins, K.J., Kay, T.J., Pilgrim, K., Schwartz, M., Lewis, J.C., Aubry, K.B., 2016, Evaluation of Fisher Restoration in Olympic National park and the Olympic Recovery Area- 2015 Annual Progress Report: National Park Service, Natural Resource Report NPS/OLYM/NRR—2016/1274, p. 1-34. [Details]

Jenkins, K.J., Happe, P.J., Bierne, K., Baccus, W.T., 2016, Mountain goat abundance and population trends in the Olympic Mountains, northwestern Washington, 2016: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1185, p. 21, Links[Details]

Lewis, J.C., Jenkins, K.J., Happe, P.J., Manson, D.J., McCalmon, M., 2016, Landscape-scale habitat selection by fishers translocated to the Olympic Peninsula of Washington: Forest Ecology and Management, v. 396, p. 170-183,[Details]

Moriarity, K., Howell, B., Morozumi, C., Happe, P.J., Jenkins, K.J., Aubry, K.B., 2016, Interagency Pacific marten (Martes caurina) distribution study on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington: U.S. Forest Service, p. 16. [Details]

Fieberg, J.R., Jenkins, K.J., McCorquodale, S., Rice, C.G., White, G.C., White, K., 2015, Do Capture and Survey Methods Influence Whether Marked Animals Are Representative of Unmarked Animals?: Wildlife Society Bulletin, v. 39, no. 4, p. 713-720,[Details]

Happe, P.J., Jenkins, K.J., Kay, T.J., Pilgrim, K., Schwartz, M.K., Lewis, J.C., Aubry, K.B., 2015, Evaluation of Fisher Restoration in Olympic National Park and the Olympic Recovery Area- 2014 Annual Progress Report: Natural Resource Data Series NPS/OLYM/NRDS—2015/804, p. 44. [Details]

Hoffman, Jr., R., Woodward, A., Haggerty, P., Jenkins, K.J., Griffin, P.C., Adams, M.J., Hagar, J.C., Cummings, T., Duriscoe, D., Kopper, K., Riedel, J., Marin, L., Mauger, G.S., Bumbaco, K., Littell, J.S., 2015, North Cascades National Park Service Complex- Natural Resource Condition Assessment: National Park Service NPS/NOCA/NRR --2015/901, p. 390. [Details]

Jenkins, K.J., Chelgren, N.D., Sager-Fradkin, K.A., Happe, P.J., Adams, M.J., 2015, Occupancy patterns of mammals and lentic amphibians in the Elwha River riparian zone before dam removal: River Research and Applications, v. 31, p. 193-206,[Details]


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