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A review of movement packages is on the way… We need your help with a survey!


It was finally time to retrieve the last collar from the April raccoon session, which was carried around by Sleepy Hollow the Raccoon. With the help of the last GPS locations, and the VHF beacon embedded in the collar, we went to a likely spot for the collar. Everything indicated that the collar was near, but we just could not see it.…


Raccoon season is over! Thirteen raccoons captured this time, and only one recapture, not counting possums, mosquitoes, and one python! Check out all the details!


Monitoring raccoons with GPS collars is fun, but also challenging! Sometimes it is difficult to get a signal from the GPS collar to our base station to download data. This was the case with Arya the raccoon, who we had not gotten a download from since June 1st


Our project is studying raccoons in south Florida. We are starting our study in Tree Tops Park. For now, our biggest focus is on home ranges of raccoons, which we monitor with GPS collars. Normally, Ma Barker is an easy raccoon to find…




Research project on raccoon home ranges and ecological flows

Wood Storks

Research project on Wood Stork movement ecology.


Development of packages and resources for R.


Navigation of seabirds on the vast ocean, and the role of infrasound


Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin is a technician working on the Raccoon project.

Simona Picardi

Simona started her PhD on Wood Stork movement ecology in 2015.

Rocío Joo

Rocío is a postdoctoral associate who started in 2018.

Alexis Bruant

Alexis did his Master thesis on Wood Storks reproductive success in 2017.

David Bucklin

David was the Biological Scientist in the lab from 2015 to 2017.

Balázs Dukai

Balázs worked as a Google Summer of Code student in 2016 and 2017.

Mel Moreno

Mel was an Intern working on creating beautiful maps in 2017.

Valeria Guerrero

Valeria was an intern in charge of updating the Raccoon Ecology Database in 2018.

Recent Talks

Endangered Species of Florida in the Face of Climate Change
Sep 18, 2018 11:00 AM
Raccoons in human-dominated landscapes of North America
Aug 10, 2018 8:30 AM
Metrics for describing dyadic joint movement
Jul 3, 2018 10:00 AM
HMM Workshop
May 31, 2018 12:00 AM