Veronica is Rangeland Wildlife Conflict Specialist for LD Ford. Her work broadly focuses on human-wildlife interactions, particularly carnivore-livestock conflict prevention in California rangelands. She has nearly two decades of professional experience in wildlife and natural resource management, and specializes in mountain lion behavior and ecology. Her research and extension are informed by close collaboration with livestock producers and land managers to ensure that her findings and recommendations are appropriate and feasible. Her work is dedicated to helping livestock producers manage their operations using tools and techniques that protect livestock and carnivores.
Veronica manages and coordinates projects related to human-wildlife conflict and wildlife monitoring, performs fieldwork, works with clients to determine site-specific best management practices for livestock protection, and writes technical reports.