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Alabama Technical Assistance

  • Elise IrwinHarris Dam Temperature Technical Committee (March 2016 - Present)
  • Elise IrwinSDM workshop for CALO (NPS and Climate Science Center) (June 2015 - January 2016)
  • Elise IrwinAttend meetings for the Tallapoosa Clean Water Partnership to provide input relative to ecological flows. (February 2015 - Present)
  • Barry GrandConducted a workshop and prototyped a tool to guide decisions regarding funding and management of projects for Alabama State Wildlife Action Plan. (August 2014 - Present)
  • Barry GrandPresentation of forest management decision tool for Wildlife Management Areas in Alabama. (July 2014 - Present)
  • Barry GrandDesign and analysis of Camera Survey for Eastern Wild Turkeys in Geneva County Alabama. (June 2014 - August 2014)
  • Elise IrwinMember of Warm Springs Tech Center Review Team (January 2014 - June 2014)
  • Grace BarberPrototyped a tool for adaptive harvest management for Eastern Wild Turkeys in Alabama. (January 2014 - Present)
  • Conor McGowanChair, Adaptive management sub-committee for horseshoe crab harvest in Delaware Bay. (January 2014 - Present)
  • Kylee DunhamUpdated Bayesian decision tool for listing status and PVA of Spectacled and Steller's Eiders (December 2013 - February 2014)
  • William AdairACF Striped Bass Committee (October 2013 - February 2014)
  • Elise IrwinHarris Dam Temperature Technical Committee (October 2013 - September 2014)
  • Barry GrandPrototyped a tool for adaptive harvest management of White-tailed Deer in Alabama (September 2012 - Present)
  • Elise IrwinCoached a Structured Decision Making workshop for multi-agency management of Gulf striped bassfor FWS and several state agencies. (August 2011 - August 2011)
  • Elise IrwinAssisted MN Department of Natural Resources with initial phases of structured decision making through coaching team members. (February 2011 - May 2011)
  • Elise IrwinCoached multiple SDM workshops for Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (January 2011 - April 2011)
  • Elise IrwinMet with researchers in the Guadiana River Basis to 1)Develop avenues for cross-collaboration with scientists and stakeholders in the Guadiana River Basin, Portugal, one of the NeWater CVase Study rivers; 2)Present ideas and data relative to our Tallapoosa River Adaptive management project, including implementation strategies; 3)Discuss methodologies relative to adaptive management in the Tallapoosa River Basin and how they relate to Guadiana River Basin, including faunal monitoring and modeling programs and 4)Investigate the potential for simultaneous adaptive management in the US and Europe to increase our learning rates regarding system function. (March 2006 - March 2006)
  • Barry GrandAlabama Wild Turkey Production Survey -- led survey design;conducting surveys in piedmont ecoregion. Ongoing assistance. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Barry GrandAlabama Wild Turkey Production Survey -- led survey design;conducting surveys in piedmont ecoregion. Ongoing assistance. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Barry GrandAlabama Wild Turkey Production Survey -- led survey design;conducting surveys in piedmont ecoregion. Ongoing assistance. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Barry GrandAlabama Wild Turkey Production Survey -- led survey design;conducting surveys in piedmont ecoregion. Ongoing assistance. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Barry GrandAlabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Commision Deer Management Committee (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Barry GrandUSDA/NRCS Alabama Farm Bill Committee (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Mike MitchellParticipated in AU Wildlife Faculty retreat for designing new undergraduate curriculum. (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • Mike MitchellAttended meeting of the Black Bear Working Group at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies; assisted in drafting forest management prescriptions for black bears. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • Mike MitchellAttended meeting of the Southern Appalachian Black Bear Study Group and assisted in drafting a position statement on forest management and black bears. (September 2002 - September 2002)
  • Mike MitchellMember, Endangered Mammals Committee, 2nd Alabama Non-game Conference (July 2002 - July 2002)
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 7

Phd Students: 6

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 20

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 16

Scientific Publications: 31

Presentations: 80

 

Contact Us

Alabama Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Auburn, AL 36849-5418 Phone: (334) 844 - 4796 Fax: (334) 844 - 1084 Our University Web Site

Alabama Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources 
  2. Auburn University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute