Conservation & Science Staff Bios

Kelvin Limbrick

  Studbook Analyst
Population Management Center

Education


  • B.S. – Natural resources and environmental sciences, emphasizing fish and wildlife conservation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Areas of Expertise


  • Ecology
  • Ornithology
  • Wildlife management


About Kelvin Limbrick


Kelvin graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. During his time there, Kelvin volunteered with the university student chapter of the Wildlife Society and the Anita Purves Nature Center. Highlight activities there included aiding prairie restoration, assisting with ecology education for elementary school students and maintaining exhibits containing native species. In 2012, Kelvin joined the Urban Wildlife Institute as a field technician for the Outcomes of Urban Wildlife Relocation study. He also served as a research assistant in a survey of Lincoln Park’s bird species and studied the nesting success of black-capped chickadees at Nature Boardwalk.

In 2013, Kelvin became studbook analyst for the Population Management Center, serving as a liaison for the Assocation of Zoos and Aquariums’ conservation programs. He helps studbook keepers produce clean databases and assists program leaders throughout the population planning process. Kelvin also helps distribute the Species Survival Plans published by Population Management Center biologists.