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Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Activities

Brown trout from Spruce Creek, Pennsylvania

As part of our mission, each of the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit scientists routinely provides technical assistance such assistance with study design and data analysis support, special training in statistical analysis, workshops, and consultations on a variety of natural resource issues.

See a few of our recent contributions below.

Pennsylvania Technical Assistance

  • Tyler WagnerMember of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Brook Trout Action Team to develop a management strategy for brook trout in the Chesapeake Bay (October 2014 - Present)
  • Tyler WagnerMember of the Chesapeake Bay brook trout technical team to provide expertise on statistical model development and application. (April 2014 - Present)
  • Tyler WagnerI served on a technical review panel to review and comment on stock assessment and simulation models of management performance and to share criticisms with the Lake Erie Percid Management Advisory Group (LEPMAG). The LEPMAG is a partnership between the Lake Erie Committee and the Lake Erie fisheries stakeholders. LEPMAG works to develop fisheries management plans for walleye and yellow perch. (February 2012 - February 2012)
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Pennsylvania Professional Service

  • Duane DiefenbachWildlife Action Plan Advisory Committee (December 2012 - October 2015)
  • Duane DiefenbachAt-large Member, Pennsylvania Biological Survey (August 2002 - August 2010)
  • Duane DiefenbachMember, Steering Committee, Rethinking Deer Management from an Ecological Perspective (October 2001 - November 2003)

Pennsylvania University Service

  • Duane DiefenbachMember, ad hoc Graduate Review Committee (September 2008 - August 2009)
  • Duane DiefenbachMember, ad hoc Computer Committee (September 2007 - August 2009)
  • Duane DiefenbachChair, Curriculum Committee for IGDP in Ecology (August 2007 - August 2010)
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 9

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 4

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 17

Scientific Publications: 75

Presentations: 90


Contact Us

Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit University Park, PA 16802 Phone: (814) 865 - 4511 Fax: (814) 863 - 4710

Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
  2. Pennsylvania Game Commission
  3. Pennsylvania State University
  4. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  5. U.S. Geological Survey
  6. Wildlife Management Institute