UWRP is a partnership between citizen scientists and naturalists Bill Leikam and Greg Kerekez.
Bill Leikam conducts unprecedented research on the behavior of the gray fox. He is on the Board of Directors for Guadalupe-Coyote Resource Conservation District. Bill has many accomplishments to his name including being a published live jazz reviewer for All About Jazz. In 1981 he was a Delegate to the People’s Republic of China based on his research into the nature of consciousness. He is quoted saying, “ We cannot call ourselves civilized until we freely give all living things on planet Earth their rightful place alongside us.” March 2014, William C. Leikam
Greg Kerekez is a wildlife conservation photographer, currently working on a documentary series about the natural diversity and history of Santa Clara County titled “Silicon Valley of the Heart’s Delight”. He is an Instructor for Youth Science Institute and is a docent for several non-profit organizations. He is credited with capturing the first videos of a Beaver living on the Guadalupe River in San Jose, CA.
Questions or Comments for UWRP? Report your Urban wildlife or roadkill sightings to us and we’ll use your information to help wildlife.
Adopt a Trail Camera
One of the tools we use to help us gain insight into the everyday lives of wildlife is the Trail Camera. We us high definition video camera’s with infrared capabilities so we can track wildlife day and night. You can help the wildlife of Silicon Valley by contributing to our research. With a donation of $250 or more, contributors can adopt one or more trail cameras and will receive their names and web links on our Contributors page, a monthly update of their camera’s findings, and a hike through your camera’s location to connect you to the space of study. To Adopt a Trail Camera or contribute any amount to our project please fill out a form on our contact page and we will reply with donation details. https://uwrp.wordpress.com/contactbios/