Charles (Chuck) Taylor
Associate Wildlife Biologist,
Graduate Research Assistant,
Savannah River Ecology Lab (SREL)
University of Georgia
History, management, and current research on wild pigs (Sus scrofa) in the United States
Chuck Taylor is a master’s student in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia and works out of the Savannah River Ecology Lab. Chuck graduated from the University of Montana in 2017 with a B.S. in Wildlife Biology. After graduation, he worked for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and USDA APHIS Wildlife Services for several years before coming to UGA. His graduate research is focused on evaluating the performance and robustness of different models for estimating wild pig abundance as well as quantifying the effectiveness and efficiency of different trap types at capturing wild pigs. His major advisor is Dr. James Beasley.