Kieran J. Lindsey, PhD, is an urban wildlife biologist, blogger, and personal assistant to her wire-fox terrier, Dash. She is also Fellow and Associate Director for Online Programs at Virginia Tech’s Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability, co-author of Urban Wildlife Management (1st & 2nd editions), editor of the Journal of Wildlife Rehabilitation, periodic columnist for PCT Magazine, and wildlife-guru/blogger for NPR’s Car Talk.

Kieran’s sordid wildlife career experience also includes serving as director of a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation and education center (1997-1999, Houston, TX); member of the Board of Directors for the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council; columnist for the Houston Chronicle newspaper (The Urban Jungle, 1998-2001); producer, writer, and host of Wild Things Radio!on KUNM-FM (1999-2001 in Albuquerque, NM); and she’s an Emmy® award-winning producer.

Got a question, comment or suggestion for Next-Door Nature? We love hearing from you. We also understand not everyone likes to post to a public forum. You can use the form below or reach me directly by email (klindsey@nextdoornature.org).

Thanks to all the photographers whose work is featured in the rotating header images and have made their work available through Creative Commons License:  Gil Aegerter (gray squirrel); Kevin Chodzinski (raccoon); Roland Fortier (blue jay); Nick Goodrum (Canada goose); jacki-dee (frog in rose); Jeff (green anole); Jocelyn Piirainen (goslings); Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren (black-and-white warbler, Graham's crayfish snake, great egret, opossum, prothonotary warbler, white-tailed deer); Trisha Shears (mourning doves); Sherwood411 (dragonfly); Ingrid Taylar (red-eared slider); tdlucas5000 (spider).