Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program:
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Staff Member

Robert Marquez

Robert Marquez



Robert Márquez has over 21 years of experience working as a wildlife researcher, mostly in the study and monitoring of Andean bear populations to guide management and conservation actions for this species. He is currently the coordinator of the Andean Bear Conservation Alliance (ABCA). He has been involved in Andean bear research and conservation projects in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Robert is interested in facilitating management decision-making by generating information on the Andean bear status and threats and generating tools to monitor Andean bear populations and manage interactions between Andean bears and people.

Areas of Expertise

Species Management

Taxon Groups Studied


Presentations Presentation Date
Marquez, R., D. Garshelis, I. Goldstein, and A. Fuller. 2021. Factors affecting human attitudes towards Andean bear conflict. 27th International Conference on Bear Research and Management. September 2021