David Pavlik is a research assistant in the Haddad Lab. He has worked with birds and butterflies from the North Slope of Alaska to Florida. He completed his master’s degree in Conservation Biology at the University of Minnesota where he studied the effects of fire severity on butterfly occupancy, abundance, and nectar resources in the Sierra Nevada, California. Dave now works with the endangered St. Francis’ Satyr at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. His interest include butterfly movement, habitat management, and captive breeding. He also has a passion for wildlife photography, especially macro photography.