David Will

Position: Island Conservation

David Will is the GIS manager for Island Conservation where his role has often been directed towards bridging the gap between conservation managers and technical specialists, ensuring that technical solutions can solve conservation problems and are serviceable in the field. These experiences include implementing technology in the field on more than 15 island restoration projects spanning from the sub-Antarctic to the tropical Pacific, and recently managing a successful $1.5 million restoration project on Desecheo National Wildlife Refuge, Puerto Rico. David’s previous work includes developing a UHF remote trap monitoring system to improve staff efficiency and response time, digital field data collection apps, and a Bayesian statistical metric framework for determining when eradications are complete.