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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

  • Clay PierceInvited by Syngenta Crop Protection LLC to review a population modeling project for the purpose of improving habitat restorations for the federally endangered Topeka shiner. (June 2019 - June 2019)
  • Kevin PopeMember, Academic Program Review of Cedar Point Biological Station. (May 2019 - June 2019)
  • Larry GigliottiDid a literature search for information about state wildlife commissions. (May 2019 - May 2019)
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Professional Service

  • Wes LarsonAttendee, USGS Synthetic Biology Meeting St. Paul MN (June 2019 - June 2019)
  • Jim LongRGE Review Panel (November 2018 - November 2018)
  • Martha MatherFaculty Host, David Crook, Oz to Oz Seminar Speaker (August 2018 - October 2018)
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University Service

  • Brian IrwinMember, Warnell Data Literacy Faculty Search Committee (December 2018 - April 2019)
  • Terri DonovanMember, UVM Rubenstein School Search Committee—Assistant Professor for Wildlife Program (October 2018 - May 2019)
  • Brian IrwinMember, Warnell Fisheries Faculty Search Committee (September 2018 - February 2019)
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Outreach Activities

  1. Clay Pierce Invited by The Nature Conservancy to speak about the conservation value of oxbow restoration to a breakfast meeting of influential business leaders at the Des Moines Botanical Center, September 4, 2019 (September 2019 - September 2019)
  2. Wes Larson Worked with to fill out a profile of my research to use in high school classrooms. (July 2019 - July 2019)
  3. Jim Long Local fisheries research expertise for guided discussion around Patagonia's newest environmental film "Artifishal" (June 2019 - June 2019)
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 237

Phd Students: 141

Post Docs: 52

University Staff: 250

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 645

Scientific Publications: 1878

Presentations: 4076


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


  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  2. CRU Webinar Series

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey