(until 5/15/98)

John Howard Roe III

PO BOX 3899

Davidson NC 28036

(after 5/15/98)

613 Lynwood Blvd

Nashville TN 37205

615 269 3633


Davidson College, Davidson, NC. Biology Major 1998. Course work concentrating on Ecology, Animal Behavior, Physiology, Anatomy, Zoology and Molecular Biology. Overall GPA: 3.5

Center for Rainforest Studies, North Queensland, Australia. Spring 1997. Courses in Reforestation Strategies, Rainforest Ecology, Environmental Economics of a Watershed Catchment Management System and Directed Research Project. Utilized pitfall traps, drift net fencing and mist netting to survey reptile and bird populations.

Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN. May 1994.


Davidson Outdoor Club, 1994 -1997. Led multi-day backpacking, canoeing and kayaking wilderness trips. Achieved American Canoe Association Whitewater Kayak Instructor status. Certified in Wilderness First Aid, CPR (Red Cross).

Canoe and Kayak Team, 1994-1997. Participated in Southeastern Intercollegiate Canoe and Kayak Races.

Davidsonian Outdoors Columnist, 1994-1997. Contributed stories and articles pertaining to outdoor activities and environmental issues on or around campus.

Ultimate Frisbee Club Team, 1994-1997. Helped establish first Davidson College team, co-captain, 1997.

Boy Scouts of America, Troop 121, Nashville, TN. 1988-1994. Planned outdoor activities as Senior Patrol Leader. Taught minimum impact techniques in outdoors. Awarded Eagle Scout rank.


Nantahala Outdoor Center, Bryson City, NC. 1996-1997. Guided whitewater raft trips on Nantahala and Ocoee Rivers. Achieved Trip Leader position, which involved preparing, organizing and guiding up to sixty guests on class IV whitewater.

ERM Southeast, Brentwood TN. 1994-1995. Performed water quality evaluations and water quality monitoring, Phase I, II and III Environmental Site Assessments on wetland habitats and collected data on Underground Storage Tank Management monitoring project.

School for Field Studies, Directed Research Project, North Queensland Australia. 1997. Monitored reptile populations in a Rainforest corridor. Constructed and utilized pitfall traps and drift net fencing to survey and study skink community structure in differential microhabitat conditions. Presented results to Department of Primary Industries, T.R.E.A.T (Trees for the Atherton Tableland), and local community.

Davidson College Biology Department, Davidson, NC. Independent Research. 1997. Designing and executing an experiment to study differences in sensory mechanisms in aquatic and terrestrial snakes' feeding behavior.


Proficient in Microsoft Word, Wordperfect, Lotus 123, and statistical analysis software.

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