Justin Dellinger

Welcome Justin Dellinger!

New California Mountain Lion Project Lead

Join us in welcoming Dr. Justin Dellinger, the new lead for the California Mountain Lion Project!

He is originally from western North Carolina and grew up in the Appalachian Mountains. He conducted research on red wolf foraging and spatial ecology and gray wolf-prey interactions as part of different graduate programs. He has also worked as a biologist for different tribes doing mountain lion and gray wolf work. More recently, he worked for the California Department of Fish & Wildlife for just over 6 years, where he served as a large carnivore researcher.