Ecologist by training, conservationist in practice. My training, background and experience includes marine and terrestrial ecology, community-based restoration, and wildlife rescue and veterinary. Favorite place on Earth to sleep: Fakarava [Havaiki-te-araro] in the Tuamotu, French Polynesia. Favorite place on Earth to lose sleep: Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique.
PhD in progress, Post-War Recovery of Large Carnivores in the Gorongosa Ecosystem, Central Mozambique. Center for Wildlife Management, University of Pretoria.
Seminário sobre Revisão da Estratégia e Plano de Acção para Conservação do Leão (Panthera leo) em Moçambique. Cidade de Maputo, 4 - 5 de Novembro de 2015. [Lion Conservation Strategy Workshop]. Presenter.
Big Cats of Central Mozambique - the Comeback. National Geographic Headquarters, Washington DC. September 2013. Presenter.
Community-Based Programs for Salmon & Watershed Recovery. Fisheries Restoration and Science in a Changing Climate - Salmonid Restoration Federation Conference. March 2010. Poster.
Pincetich, Steiner, Bouley. Evaluation of Coho and Steelhead Production in the SanGeronimo Valley Headwaters of the Lagunitas CreekWatershed, 2006-2008. Technical Report.
Bouley, Steiner, Pincetich. Bringing Back the Coho Salmon: A Focus on the San Geronimo Valley Headwaters. Restoration at the Crossroads: Challenges & Solutions in the Restoration Field – Salmonid Restoration Federation Conference. March 2009. Presenter.
Steiner & Bouley. Priority Conservation Area Designation for the San Geronimo Valley– Association of Bay Area Governments.
Grassroots Activism and the Stand for Central California's Wild Coho Salmon – Forest and Rivers News ~ A Publication of the TREES Foundation, Winter 2007.
Riparian Habitat Joint Ventures Conference, December 5, 2007. Presenter. Forest and Rivers News, Winter 2007
Celebrating a Generation of Salmon Restoration and Recovery - 25th Annual Salmonid Restoration Federation Conference. Coastal Watershed Planning and Restoration Session Chair. March 2007. Coordinator and Presenter.
Steiner & Bouley. Bringing Back the Coho of the LagunitasWatershed: Highly Impacted Intermittent Tributaries: Are they Worth Protecting? 25th Annual Salmonid Restoration Federation Conference. Coastal Watershed Planning and Restoration Session Chair. March 2007. Co-author.
Celebrating a Coho Community -Coho Confab, August 2006. Presenter and Conference co-organizer.
Watershed Recovery through Community-Based Programs - US EPA, Region 9, Water Division, San Francisco. April 18, 2007, Earth Day. Guest Speaker
Neil H. Carter, Paola Bouley, Sean Moore, Michael Poulos and Stuart Pimm. Climate change, cattle disease, and the future of lions. [Coming soon!]
P Bouley, M Isadore, T Carroll. 2015. Return of North American River Otters, Lontra canadensis, to Coastal Habitats of the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Northwestern Naturalist 96(1):1-12. Link here.
P. Bouley, W. J. Kimmerer. 2006. Ecology of a highly abundant, introduced cyclopoid copepod in a temperate estuary. Marine Ecology Progress Series 324:219-228.
Awards & Leadership
Director & Co-Founder ~ Gorongosa Lion Project, May 2012 - current.