SHIELDCASTLE NAMED WILDLIFE RESEARCH STATION PROJECT LEADER AT CRANE CREEK |
COLUMBUS, OH -- Mark Shieldcastle has been named research project
leader for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of
Wildlife. He will work out of ODNR's Crane Creek Wildlife Research Station
in Ottawa County.
In his new position, Shieldcastle will oversee wetlands wildlife
research programs; including monitoring the continued health of Ohio's eagle
population, trumpeter swans, ducks, geese, sandhill crane and mammals such
as beaver, river otter, mink and muskrats.
Shieldcastle joined the ODNR Division of Wildlife in 1976 as a
wildlife conservation aide after spending two years on staff at The Ohio
State University's Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit. Shieldcastle is a
1974 graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in wildlife
A native of Springfield, Ohio, Shieldcastle resides in Oak Harbor
with his wife Julie.