Eric Kingston

Eric Kingston

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Apr 2009

Lab Technician

University of New Hampshire

Counting tick density numbers on flannel sheets after dragging through various northern NH cuttings. Looking at the significance of tick density in relation to wintering moose populations

May 2007 - Aug 2007

Field Technician

USDA-APHIS, University of New Hampshrie

Worked independently to conduct research on wild turkey populations in the Southern New Hampshire area. Radio tracking skills were developed and fine tuned over the course of the summer. GPS information was input into a GIS system and field triangulation was double checked. Weekly information sheets were submitted including date, time, weather, 3-5 GPS coordinates, triangulation and bearing.

Mar 2000 - Aug 2006

Assistant Manager

SKAT

Managed the property clubhouse, designed sporting clays courses for over 50 USCA sanctioned events. Caretaker for pen raised pheasant, quail, chukkar, and Hungarian partridge. Responsibilities included feeding, watering, capturing and releasing game in stocking fields before hunts. Organizing driven English tower shoots, as well as guiding clients on half day and full day hunting trips

May 2002 - Aug 2005

Landscaper/Grounds Crew

Shattuck Golf Course

Worked 40 hrs + a week maintaining irrigation, gardens, and golf surfaces. Worked as part of an integrated highly  efficient team on one of New Englands Premier golf destinations

Education

Education
Sep 2005 - May 2009

Bachelor of Science

University of New Hampshire
Feb 2008 - May 2008

EcoQuest Education Foundation

I spent 4 months working in various ecosystems taking a hand on approach to environmental education as well as complex ecosystem interactions.Independant research was conducted on endangered endemic Hochstetters Frog. Application of research techniques and development of research protocol for future surveying and population studies was focused upon. Compared population and age structure in various areas under mammalian predator control schemes and forest management. Worked with native Maori and learned to take into consideration cultural issues and wishes.

Skills

Skills

GPS and Radio Telemetry

Skilled in field triangulation using highly technical radio telemetry equipments and state of the art GPS, as well as proficient map and compass skills

Microsoft Office

Proficient at all aspects of Microsoft word including Excel as a tool for running statistics

Small boat operator

Have operated a small boat in all degrees of conditions on the ocean and bays of New England

SCUBA

Recreational SCUBA certificate with 20 logged dives

Objective

Outdoor enthusiast with great people skills and highly motivated seeks an opportunity in an entry level Natural Resources a position.

Interest

  • Member UNH Men’s Rugby A side
  • Hunting (Waterfowl, Deer, Pheasants, Turkey, Quail)
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Paddling

Certifications

Certifications
Dec 2008 - Present

SCUBA

NAUI