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Carolyn Whitesell

Human-Wildlife Interactions Advisor
Cooperative Extension San Mateo-San Francisco Counties
1500 Purisima Creek Road
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650) 224-4679
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Also in:
Santa Clara County
Marin County


Ph.D Ecology, UC Davis. 2019
B.S. Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, UC San Diego. 2010


Peer Reviewed

  • Whitesell, CW. 2022. UC IPM Pest Notes: Woodpeckers. UC ANR Publication 74124. Oakland, CA.

  • Macon, Dan; Whitesell, Carolyn (2022). Are These Big White Dogs Worth the Expense? The Challenge of Determining the Costs and Benefits of Livestock Guardian Dogs. Western Economics Forum. 20, 43-50. Spring.
  • Macon, DK; Whitesell, C (2021). The case for case studies: A new approach to evaluating the effectiveness of livestock protection tools. California Fish and Wildlife. 107:3, 173-183. http://www.doi.org/10.51492/cfwj.hwisi.3

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • • Macon, DK; Whitesell, C (2021). Bonding LGDs to cattle - #1. Ranching in the Sierra Foothills Blog. August 2. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=49138
  • Quinn, N; Whitesell, C (2021). California Ground Squirrel Management. California Macadamia Association 2020 Year Book. August.
  • Whitesell, C; Quinn, N (2021). Summertime California Ground Squirrel Management. Green Bulletin. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=50174
  • Macon, DK; Whitesell, C (2020). Selecting a Livestock Guardian Dog Puppy. University of California Cooperative Extension Livestock Protection Tools Fact Sheets. https://ucanr.edu/sites/placernevadasmallfarms/files/326059.pdf?fbclid=IwAR07KIrfn8ZCCOKji5nQANe8kpLOAcrUyZbtOXWjSvMOH-oYDAVbS6m8MyM

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