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Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

As part of our mission, each of the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit scientists routinely provides technical assistance ranging from data analysis support, GIS mapping, workshops, and consultations on a variety of natural resource issues.

Examples of technical assistance recently provided to state, federal and university cooperators are provided below.

Technical Assistance

  • Larry GigliottiSearched fro and identified some human dimensions data on deer management needed by GFP for a presentation. (July 2017 - July 2017)
  • Clay PierceInvited by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to provide expert review of their Biological Status Review of the federally endangered Topeka shiner, summer 2017. (June 2017 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Wisconsin DNR to improve genetic baseline of brook trout across Wisconsin (June 2017 - Present)
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Professional Service

  • Wes LarsonAttendee, workshop to determine next steps for the FishPass project in Traverse City, MI (May 2017 - June 2017)
  • Sarah ConverseUSGS Research Grade Evaluation Panel (April 2017 - April 2017)
  • Terri DonovanVTFWD Biometrician Search Committee (March 2017 - April 2017)
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University Service

  • Reynaldo PatiñoChair, Tenure and Promotion 3-Year Review Committee/Natural Resources Management (September 2016 - December 2016)
  • Amanda RosenbergerStrategic Planning Committee, School of Natural Resources (September 2016 - February 2017)
  • Pat MazikChair, Asst. Professor in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Search Committee (August 2016 - November 2016)
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Outreach Activities

  1. Craig Paukert Interviewed by local NBC affiliate on how climate change affects fish (October 2017 - October 2017)
  2. Eric Wegleitner Central WI Trout Unlimited Meeting - Wild juvenile salmonid abundance and outmigration in the Wisconsin tributaries to Lake Michigan (July 2017 - July 2017)
  3. Dan Isermann Canary in the coal mine; high capacity wells may impact brook trout by Ben Rodgers (June 2017 - June 2017)
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 104

Masters Students: 246

Phd Students: 157

Post Docs: 56

University Staff: 297

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 664

Scientific Publications: 1902

Presentations: 4269


Featured Assistance

Female alligator at Yawkey Wildlife Reserve, South Carolina Abby Lawson

Contact Us

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Reston, VA 20192 Phone: (703) 648 - 4260 Fax: (703) 648 - 4269 Our University Web Site


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  2. CRU Webinar Series

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