Prairie State Wildlife was founded by Tim Pettinelli in 1997. Mr. Pettinelli earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from St. Norbert College, DePere, Wisconsin and a Master of Science degree in biology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Areas of study included research on sea lampreys in the Great Lakes, southern brook lampreys in northern Minnesota, bobcat telemetry studies in northern Wisconsin and studies of parasites of water snakes in the southern Illinois. Mr. Pettinelli's masters study focused on the diseases and epidemiology of parasites and disease in wildlife populations.
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