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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 GigliottiProvided assistance with developing a sampling scheme for using email and a web-based survey platform to conduct statewide angler surveys for SDGFP (February 2018 - February 2018)
  • Clay PierceInvited by the coordinator of the Iowa Water Science Center to write an article featuring the topic of a session I co-organized for their annual meeting. Article was titled, "Oxbows for Conservation and Nutrient Reduction in Iowa Floodplains." (January 2018 - January 2018)
  • Wes LarsonAssisted Jessica Pruden USFWS Lansing with planning potential propagation strategies for the Northern DPs of Copperbelly Watersnake (literature review on phone conference) (January 2018 - Present)
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Professional Service

  • Wes LarsonJudge, AFS Early Career Professional Travel Award 2018 (April 2018 - April 2018)
  • Wes LarsonPoster judge, Jim and Katie Krause CNR Student Research Symposium (April 2018 - April 2018)
  • Wes LarsonAttended first workshop of Coregonids in the face of climate change: a collaborative global experiment in Thonon, France (March 2018 - March 2018)
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University Service

  • Sarah ConverseSAFS Departmental Seminar Committee (June 2017 - December 2017)
  • Thomas KwakDepartment Head Search Committee (May 2017 - November 2017)
  • Sammy KingMember, Wildlife Extension Faculty Search Committee (April 2017 - July 2017)
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Outreach Activities

  1. Amanda Rosenberger Provided the Cookeville Earth Day a presentation on freshwater mussel diversity, life history, and the history of use and conservation in the United States. (April 2018 - April 2018)
  2. Dan Isermann Lower Fox River/Green Bay NRDA Tech Team Meeting; update on telemetry projects (November 2017 - November 2017)
  3. Dan Isermann Door County Outdoors Radio Show; Dan Isermann introduces us to acoustic telemetry (October 2017 - October 2017)
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 240

Phd Students: 161

Post Docs: 57

University Staff: 251

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 694

Scientific Publications: 1868

Presentations: 4285


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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