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  • Larry GigliottiProvided some data and results from the 2015 Statewide Angler Survey needed for a presentation (October 2017 - October 2017)
  • Kayla KeyProvided model layer describing fundamentally suitable mussel habitat for component of the Meramec River Drainage. (October 2017 - October 2017)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Wisconsin DNR to update stocking and genetic management plan for panfish (October 2017 - Present)
  • Cyndy LoftinMember, NE Climate Science Center Review Panel (September 2017 - December 2017)
  • Amanda RosenbergerThe Endangered Species Act requires USFWS to conduct periodic 5-year reviews on the conservation status of listed species. I provided a literature search and review for a second round 5- year review for the Oyster Mussel. The Service will use the comments to evaluate whether the current listing status and recovery priority number assigned to the oyster mussel are appropriate. (September 2017 - September 2017)
  • Brian CrawfordInvited expert, Definition of range-wide conservation targets for gopher tortoise; Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center, Newton, GA (August 2017 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Wisconsin DNR to update statewide fisheries genetic management plan (August 2017 - Present)
  • Larry GigliottiSearched for and identified some human dimensions data on deer management needed by GFP for a presentation. (July 2017 - July 2017)
  • Craig PaukertExpert reviewer; Topeka Shiner Species Status Assessment (June 2017 - Present)
  • 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)
  • Dave HaukosProvided data on amphibian diets to Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, in Brazil. (June 2017 - June 2017)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Wisconsin DNR to improve genetic baseline of brook trout across Wisconsin (June 2017 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonUsed microsatellite data to determine the genetic ancestry of sauger populations in Lake Winnebago. For Adam Nickel Oshkosh Office. (June 2017 - September 2017)
  • Suresh Andrew SethiReview of Rome Hatchery practices and potential for genetics tools to support broodstock management for NY State fisheries enhancement. (June 2017 - Present)
  • Dave HaukosProvided pintail satellite locations to Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Germany (May 2017 - May 2017)
  • Dave HaukosServed on panel to review and provide input for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians - Inland Fish and Wildlife Department, climate change vulnerability assessment project on the upland game bird panel. (May 2017 - October 2017)
  • Dave HaukosInvited Peer Reviewer - USFWS Species Status Assessment for the American Burying Beetle (May 2017 - May 2017)
  • Brian CrawfordParticipation in SECSC Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting, presenting funded work and participating in discussion (web conference) (May 2017 - May 2017)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Wisconsin DNR to update genetic management plan for muskellunge (May 2017 - Present)
  • Martha MatherInvited Participant - National Science Foundation proposal review panel (Population and community ecology), Arlington, VA, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    (April 2017 - April 2017)
  • Wes LarsonAssisted the Wisconsin DNR to help select broodstock lakes for musky in northern Wisconsin (April 2017 - April 2017)
  • Wes LarsonAssisted WDNR to identify new broodstock sources for musky and ensure that propagated fish retain sufficient diversity (April 2017 - Present)
  • Brian CrawfordConsultation: Designing gopher tortoise conservation planning units in Georgia (March 2017 - March 2017)
  • Larry GigliottiAttending a meeting to develop/refine a questionnaire and plan for the survey to measure SD resident opinions about native fish management in the Black Hills (March 2017 - March 2017)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Justin VanDeHey with identifying the genetic stock of origin of sturgeon captured in the St. Louis River (March 2017 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Wisconsin DNR to determine the genetic diversity in wild, F1, and F2 hatchery crosses of Brook Trout (March 2017 - Present)
  • Larry GigliottiRefined a draft questionnaire and study plan for the survey of public attitudes towards non-game fish management in the Black Hills for GFP. (February 2017 - February 2017)
  • Larry GigliottiCompiled comments from the 2016 internet angler survey in a document for GFP. (February 2017 - February 2017)
  • Wes LarsonAssist Dan Isermann with genetic larval ID of larval samples captured in northern Wisconsin (February 2017 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Wisconsin DNR to determine whether walleye captured in Pewaukee Lake are of wild or hatchery origin (February 2017 - March 2017)
  • Craig PaukertExpert reviewer; Humpback Chub Species Status Assessment (January 2017 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting with the baseline genetic sampling plan for the Boardman River Fish Passage project with the goal of understanding existing genetic structure and diversity. (January 2017 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Wisconsin DNR with a project to investigate the reproductive success of walleye captured from Sanford Lake in northern Wisconsin (January 2017 - Present)
  • Larry GigliottiAttended a meeting in Huron, SD with GFP staff to make plans for a study of factors important for a "quality" waterfowl hunting experience. (January 2017 - January 2017)
  • Wes LarsonWorked with Scott Hansen at the Wisconsin DNR to determine the genetic structure of smallmouth bass across Wisconsin with a focus on Green Bay (January 2017 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonAssisted Zach Peterson at Bob Lusk outdoors with genetic analysis of largemouth bass from private ponds in Texas (January 2017 - June 2017)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM workshop on balancing angling opportunity and river traffic on the East Fork of the Bitterroot River. (January - February 2014) ( 2017 - 2017)
  • Suresh Andrew SethiDevelopment of a long term forage fish assessment for Finger Lakes, NY. (January 2017 - Present)
  • Suresh Andrew SethiShortnose sturgeon habitat use assessment in the Hudson River. (January 2017 - Present)
  • Larry GigliottiImplemented GFP's 2016 internet angler survey on the SurveyMonkey platform. (December 2016 - January 2017)
  • Larry GigliottiTested GFP's 2016 internet angler survey to make sure it was ready for implementation. (December 2016 - December 2016)
  • Craig PaukertGreat Plains Native Fish Conservation Areas Network, Advisory Council (December 2016 - Present)
  • Larry GigliottiDeveloped GFP's 2016 internet angler survey (produced 10 internet surveys one for each of GFP's 10 fishing licenses) (December 2016 - December 2016)
  • Mark RogersParticipant in the Snail Darter Technical Team that is reviewing status and recovery success. (November 2016 - December 2017)
  • Larry GigliottiDrafted a questionnaire for studying public attitudes towards non-game fish management in the Black Hills. (November 2016 - November 2016)
  • Bill KendallInvited expert, Technical Team for In-Water Monitoring of Loggerhead Sea Turtles, NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Service (November 2016 - November 2016)
  • Larry GigliottiDrafted a questionnaire for identifying/measuring factors important for having a "quality" waterfowl hunting experience. (November 2016 - November 2016)
  • Megan La PeyreOyster expert on gulf-coast National Academies of Sciences Funded project to identify key monitoring metrics (November 2016 - March 2017)
  • Donna ParrishVermont Fish and Wildlife Congress

    Participation requested by Commissioner of the agency. (October 2016 - October 2016)
  • Megan La PeyreParticipation as oyster habitat expert in Ecosystem INdicators workshop funded by NAS, through NatureServ. (October 2016 - October 2016)
  • Wes LarsonAssisted Wisconsin DNR to determine whether walleye stocked in the Manitowish Chain in northern Wisconsin were of native origin (October 2016 - December 2017)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for peer-reviewed journal (2016) (September 2016 - September 2016)
  • Suresh Andrew SethiConsultation for Keuka lake ecosystem shift and forage base collapse. (September 2016 - September 2016)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomGuidance provided to the Orange County (California) Marine Protected Areas Council regarding availability of data on abundance and conservation status of abalone in the County's coastal (Pacific Ocean) marine habitats. (September 2016 - September 2016)
  • Megan La PeyreDOI Representative on the Oyster Strategic Framework Development committee for NRDA. http://www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/wp-content/uploads/Oyster_Strategic_Framework_06.23.17.pdf (September 2016 - June 2017)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for peer-reviewed journal (2016) (August 2016 - August 2016)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for peer-reviewed journal (2016) (August 2016 - August 2016)
  • Christine MoffittMember, Independent Scientific Peer Review of Kalamath Basin Long-term Plan for Protecting Late Summer Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River. Provide reviews and assessment of EIS and other documents (August 2016 - December 2016)
  • Mark RogersParticipate on the Tennessee River Acoustic Telemetry Team to monitor and increase understanding of Asian Carp invasion. (August 2016 - Present)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for grant proposal (2016) (July 2016 - July 2016)
  • Christine MoffittGreat Lakes Fisheries Commission Science Board. Reviewer for research proposals. May-July (July 2016 - August 2016)
  • Jim PetersonReview panel Environmental Impact Statement for the Long-Term Plan for Protecting Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River (July 2016 - September 2016)
  • Wes LarsonGave two presentations on brook trout genetics to the brook trout species team for the WDNR to inform broodstock selection and genetic conservation of brook trout in Wisconsin. Also participated in meetings to plan future brook trout propagation and consulted on propagation management plans. (July 2016 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonAssisted Wisconsin DNR with a project investigating the survival of native and non-native musky strains that have been stocked into Lake Wissota. (July 2016 - August 2016)
  • Wes LarsonAnalyzed walleye population structure in Green Bay (July 2016 - July 2016)
  • James CainHabitat Assessment for Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep--At the request of the Jicarilla Apache Tribe, I conducted a preliminary habitat assessment for Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in an area impacted by wildfires. The tribe wanted to determine if the area was suitable for an introduction of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. (July 2016 - January 2017)
  • Wes LarsonAssist UWSP professor, Justin VanDeHey, determine growth potential and genetic diversity of yellow perch in South Dakota. (July 2016 - June 2017)
  • Wes LarsonScreened musky broodstock for staff at Wild Rose hatchery to inform mating crosses (July 2016 - July 2016)
  • Allison RoyLed teacher's workshop for middle and high school teachers in Springfield under the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's Sustainable Springfield Urban Partnership (June 2016 - June 2016)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for peer-reviewed journal (2016) (June 2016 - June 2016)
  • Suresh Andrew SethiReview of Lake Ontario boat angler survey for the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation. (June 2016 - July 2016)
  • Suresh Andrew SethiReview “Fate of stocked trout” technical report. (May 2016 - May 2016)
  • Megan La PeyreAssistance and data provision to develop maps of submersed aquatic vegetation (May 2016 - June 2016)
  • Jim PetersonI assisted ODFW, USDA Forest Service, and US Bureau of Land Management develop the study design for eastimating the abundance and distribution of endangered Umpqua Chub. (May 2016 - Present)
  • Tyler WagnerProvided expert opinion on Trout Unlimited's conservation portfolio analysis for the eastern range of the brook trout. This occurred via a webinar to discuss results of their assessment. (April 2016 - April 2016)
  • Wes LarsonAssisted Jessica Pruden, USFW, East Lansing, MI, with the interpretation of two manuscripts involving the population genetics of copperbelly water snake for the five year review of the recovery plan for the northern population segment of the copperbelly water snake (Nerodia erythogaster neglecta). (April 2016 - April 2016)
  • Wes LarsonAssist the Alaska Department of Fish and Game sequence seven loci from the mitochondrial genome in seven species of salmon to construct species specific assays. (April 2016 - July 2016)
  • Wes LarsonAssisting Dan Iserman, WICFRU, and Mike Donofrio, WDNR, with identifying the genetic stock of origin of lake sturgeon captured on the Menominee River (April 2016 - Present)
  • Wes LarsonAssisted Wisconsin DNR to determine whether walleye caught in Lake Geneva were of hatchery or wild origin (April 2016 - February 2017)
  • Elise IrwinHarris Dam Temperature Technical Committee (March 2016 - Present)
  • Angela FullerGuide New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in a Structured Decision Making Process Regarding Waterfowl Season Setting. (March 2016 - Present)
  • Tyler WagnerProvide technical assistance/expert opinion to Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, through Cambium Inc., to help guide efforts to manage and monitor both brook trout and their habitat across southern Ontario. (February 2016 - February 2016)
  • Craig PaukertIUCN Red List Status Report Update Lead for Paddlefish (February 2016 - Present)
  • Terri DonovanUndergraduate honors thesis committee. Aswini Cherukuri. Developing a Monitoring Protocol for Least Bitterns (Ixobrychus exilis) in Vermont: Detection Probability and Occupancy Modeling. University of Vermont Honors Thesis. Burlington, VT. May 2016. (January 2016 - May 2016)
  • Mark WipfliProvided scientific expertise on transboundary rivers and their management across the US and Canadian borders. (January 2016 - December 2016)
  • Megan La PeyreInvited expert for panel evaluating sediment diversions on coastal habitats; oyster reef expert (January 2016 - January 2016)
  • Mark RogersParticipate in a team to improve estimates of total inland fish capture to support the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. (January 2016 - Present)
  • Dave HaukosServed on NSF Macrosystems Review Pannel (January 2016 - May 2016)
  • Martha MatherCo-Organizer,Workshop on best practices in species distribution modeling (SDMs). Participants originated from Kansas State University, January 2016
    (January 2016 - January 2016)
  • Peggy Wilzbachtechnical review of proposed restoration alternatives in Prairie Creek, California (January 2016 - Present)
  • Christine MoffittInvited participant to establish Dreissenid mussel research priorities. Portland State University. Organized by Pacific States, USGS, and USFWS. 3-5 November. (November 2015 - November 2015)
  • Angela FullerFuller, A. 2015. New York State Invasive Species Decision Making Workshop. Provided possible decision analysis approaches to managing invasive species in New York. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. 3 November, 2015. (November 2015 - 2016)
  • Cecil JenningsServe on the External Advisory Board of Virgin islands EPSCoR - for Mare Nostrum Caribbean. Evaluated progress in hiring faculty, infrastructure improvements, and progress on research projects (October 2015 - October 2015)
  • Christine MoffittPacific States Fisheries Legislative Task Force updates and highlights of emerging issues (October 2015 - August 2016)
  • Dan IsermannWICFRU students and staff implanted 30 acoustic transmitters into lake whitefish in Green Bay and the Menominee River as a pilot project. Subsequent locations of these fish provided interesting information on the movements of lake whitefish and this information is being used to secure additional funding to study whitefish movements. (October 2015 - October 2015)
  • Peggy Wilzbachtechnical review of existing habitat conditions and restoration actions to recover salmon populations in Elk River, California (October 2015 - Present)
  • Pat MazikAssisted with National Hunting and Fishing Day (September 2015 - September 2015)
  • Angela FullerStudy design considerations for monitoring martens and fishers in the Adirondacks (September 2015 - September 2015)
  • Megan La PeyreProviding data and input into an ecosystem model developed for use in the Louisiana Master Plan (September 2015 - November 2015)
  • Dan IsermannWICFRU staff provided technical assistance with age and growth estimation to numerous WDNR staff and provided OTC mark detection for walleye stocking evaluations occurring in several Wisconsin lakes. Staff also provided OTC mark detection for Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. (September 2015 - October 2017)
  • Megan La PeyreReview and comment on oyster habitat module being adopted for use in Louisiana's Master Plan for coastal restoration. (September 2015 - September 2015)
  • Martha MatherProposal Reviewer - Sea Grant, 2014-2016

    (September 2015 - December 2016)
  • Megan La PeyreExpert to NOAA Natural Resource and Damage Assessment workshop. Provided seminars and field training to NOAA employees on monitoring, and sampling design for damage assessments of coastal marsh habitats and species (August 2015 - September 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiProvided assistance to Arizona Game and Fish (Loren Chase) in reviewing a human dimensions project (survey design and review of questionnaire) (August 2015 - August 2015)
  • Jim LongIdentify fish collection for Sac and Fox Nation (August 2015 - August 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiProvided assistance for Idaho Game and Fish (Michele Beucler) related to survey procedures and possible future research projects (August 2015 - August 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiMeeting with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to provide assistance with developing their survey (PPP-LCC project) (August 2015 - August 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiMeeting with Iowa Department of Natural Resources to provide assistance with developing their survey (PPP-LCC project) (August 2015 - August 2015)
  • Clint BoalConsultant, Structured Decision Making program for strategic hatchery planning by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. San Marcos, TX (Aug. 2015 – Feb. 2016) (August 2015 - February 2016)
  • Martha MatherOutreach
    Contributed to “Data nuggets,” a nationwide initiative to incorporate current research data into middle school curricula (http://datanuggets.org). Data on striped bass movement will be included into a widely used lesson plan for New England schools (Collaborator Liz Duff, Massachusetts Audubon), 2015, 2016
    (August 2015 - December 2017)
  • Larry Gigliottimeeting with S.D. Game, Fish & Parks fisheries staff (Summer Fisheries Meeting in Yankton) to talk about the up-coming economic study (July 2015 - July 2015)
  • Larry Gigliottimeeting with S.D. Game, Fish & Parks Western Regional Advisory Panel to talk about the up-coming landowner survey being conducted by SDGFP (July 2015 - July 2015)
  • Larry Gigliottimeeting with N.D Game & Fish staff (PPP-LCC project) - assistance with reviewing the first draft of their landowner survey (July 2015 - July 2015)
  • Larry Gigliottimeeting with S.D. Game, Fish & Parks staff (PPP-LCC project - assistance with developing their landowner survey (July 2015 - July 2015)
  • Dan MagoulickProvided consultation on experimental design and data analysis to individuals at mulltiple universities, state and federal agencies, and NGO's (July 2015 - July 2015)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for peer-reviewed journal (2015) (July 2015 - July 2015)
  • Cyndy LoftinChair, University Of Maine IACUC (July 2015 - June 2018)
  • Christine MoffittMember, Delta Stewardship Council's Scientific Review Team for Feasibility study of shore-based ballast water reception and treatment facilities in California. virtual and in person meetings and reviews. (July 2015 - Present)
  • Christine MoffittOutside reviewer for tenure and promotion, University of Michigan. (July 2015 - August 2015)
  • Christine MoffittAssist staff at Ringold Hatchery, Washington Dept Fish and Wildlife to discuss New Zealand control measures. (June 2015 - July 2015)
  • Elise IrwinSDM workshop for CALO (NPS and Climate Science Center) (June 2015 - January 2016)
  • Dan MagoulickProvided consultation on experimental design and data analysis to individuals at mulltiple universities, state and federal agencies, and NGO's (June 2015 - June 2015)
  • Angela FullerFisher management plan (June 2015 - 2016)
  • Leandro MirandaWe are upgrading the MDWFPs standardized monitoring procedure, including analysis of existing data and development of data analysis software. (June 2015 - Present)
  • Petra Woodplanning for and development of an avian habitat management workshop (June 2015 - October 2015)
  • Larry Gigliottimeeting with SD Game, Fish & Parks staff (PPP-LCC project) - provided assistance with developing their landowner survey (May 2015 - May 2015)
  • Dan MagoulickProvided consultation on experimental design and data analysis to individuals at mulltiple universities, state and federal agencies, and NGO's (May 2015 - May 2015)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for peer-reviewed journal (2015) (May 2015 - May 2015)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for peer-reviewed journal (2015) (May 2015 - May 2015)
  • Brian IrwinProvided peer-review assistance for NE CSC SWAP Climate Synthesis (May 2015 - May 2015)
  • Dan IsermannHelp the WDNR continue to address the potential effects of harvest regulations on largemouth bass populations by adding simulations for three additional lakes. (May 2015 - December 2016)
  • Mark WipfliProvided scientific guidance on effects of nutrient additions on water quality for drinking water for Sacramento, CA. (May 2015 - May 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiND Game & Fish staff (discuss possible ideas for future projects) (April 2015 - April 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiS.D. Game, Fish & Parks staff (fisheries projects) (April 2015 - April 2015)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer - Book chapter, Reintroduction of Fish and Wildlife Population, University of California Press (2015) (April 2015 - April 2015)
  • Clay PierceInvited by Director of the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center to review a grant proposal titled, "Detailed analysis of common carp recruitment and assessing the potential for developing species-specific carp toxins to develop realistic solutions for hypoxia-prone lakes". (April 2015 - April 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiS.D> Game, Fish & Parks staff (fisheries projects) (March 2015 - March 2015)
  • Scott CarletonDevelopment of a burn plan on the Weaver Ranch in eastern New Mexico to benefit lesser prairie-chickens (March 2015 - Present)
  • Larry GigliottiS.D. Game, Fish & Parks staff (Fisheries projects) (March 2015 - March 2015)
  • Christine MoffittReviewer, Great Lakes Fisheries Commission Science Board. Peer reviewer for 2 research proposals (March 2015 - July 2015)
  • Dan DembkowskiAssist the WDNR with comparison of lake sturgeon growth rates estimated from fin rays and mark-recapture. (March 2015 - December 2016)
  • Elise IrwinAttend meetings for the Tallapoosa Clean Water Partnership to provide input relative to ecological flows. (February 2015 - Present)
  • David KrementzI am a member of the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Arkansas Wildlife Action Plan revision team. (February 2015 - October 2015)
  • Scott CarletonReintroduction of Fire as a tool to improve lesser prairie-chicken habitat in eastern New Mexico on BLM managed lands (January 2015 - Present)
  • Scott CarletonDevelopment of a wildlife certification program for Mexican Biologists (January 2015 - Present)
  • Christine MoffittCo-organizer and presenter for Western Regional New Zealand mudsnail workshop. Seattle WA 16-17 June. As part of this, I presented summaries of our risk assessment, as well as control measures. No abstracts were provided, but I led discussion on control measures, as well as case histories. I will provide input to a revised regional document that the FWS will be the lead on. (January 2015 - June 2015)
  • Duane DiefenbachProvided population estimates for black bears in New Jersey for the NJ Division of Wildlife using 2003-2-14 data. (January 2015 - February 2015)
  • Angela FullerBreeding Bird Atlas Steering Committee (January 2015 - Present)
  • Megan La PeyreProviding data and data analysis of local oyster population data to inform management models and setting of harvest limits in Louisiana (January 2015 - December 2016)
  • Martha MatherCo-Organizer. Fragstats workshop, Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Manhattan, KS. Approximately 25 researchers signed up for a 2-day workshop to learn about these landscape ecological tools, 2015
    (January 2015 - January 2015)
  • Christine MoffittChair Aquatic USGS RGE review team. Coordinated review of 19 scientists for USGS (January 2015 - May 2015)
  • Mark WipfliOrganized a Special Symposium on Resource Subsidies Across Ecosystem Boundaries for the American Fisheries Society National Meeting (January 2015 - August 2015)
  • Larry Gigliottimeeting with SD Game, Fish & Parks staff (PPP-LCC project) (December 2014 - December 2014)
  • Christine MoffittReviewer for proposals for North Pacific Research Board of Alaska. Review and discussion of proposals (December 2014 - May 2015)
  • Colleen CaldwellCharacterizing strontium stable isotopes of otoliths to reconstruct natal origin and movement patterns of walleye throughout New Mexico reservoirs. (October 2014 - October 2014)
  • 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 - January 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiMeeting with various agency staff at the Pathways to Success Conference in Estes Park (PPP-LCC project) (October 2014 - October 2014)
  • Scott CarletonDetermining the source of non-native pike in Wyoming Reservoirs (October 2014 - October 2014)
  • Raymond CarthyServed on expert panel tasked with prioritizing conservation and recovery efforts for sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico post-DWH. (October 2014 - October 2014)
  • Brad GriffithProvide routine review of annual workplans and proposals received for Porcupine Caribou herd studies. Participate in responses to International Porcupine Caribou Management Board. (October 2014 - September 2015)
  • Pat MazikAssisted with National Hunting and Fishing Day in the Fish ID booth.... (September 2014 - September 2014)
  • Dan IsermannWICFRU students and staff provided extensive assistance on an evaluation of muskellunge stocking being conducted by WDNR and the Fisheries Propagation Science Center at UWSP. These efforts included fin-clipping and tagging muskellunge at Wild Rose Fish Hatchery as well as conducting electrofishing surveys on several Wisconsin lakes to capture stocked fish. (September 2014 - October 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with Minnesota DNR to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole -LCC project (September 2014 - September 2014)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for peer-reviewed journal (September 2014 - September 2014)
  • Phil BettoliRan computer simulations and provided editorial comments and feedback on a white bass management manuscript that State Cooperators were preparing for publication. (September 2014 - September 2014)
  • Christine MoffittMember of Western Regional Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species (September 2014 - Present)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole LCC project (September 2014 - September 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with SD GFP fisheries staff to discuss possible research to measure economic impact and value of small impoundment fisheries in South Dakota (September 2014 - September 2014)
  • Dan IsermannAssisted Scott Hansesn (WDNR) and Ted Treska (USFWS) in developeing a preliminary age-correction protocol for lake whitefish in Lake Michigan. (September 2014 - Present)
  • Megan La PeyreInput into Louisiana Department of WIldlife and Fisheries development of a shellfish budget for managing oyster harvest. Provide data and analyses to fit growth and mortality estimates. (September 2014 - Present)
  • Petra Wooddevelopment and review of screening and ranking documents for cerulean warbler habitat management (September 2014 - Present)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM workshop on setting policy for elk management in Montana. (August 2014 - April 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with North Daktoa GAme and Fish staff to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole LCC project (August 2014 - August 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with SD GFP staff to discuss progress on a survey research project (August 2014 - August 2014)
  • 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)
  • Christine MoffittPend Oreille Basin Aquatic Invasive Species Committee and Lakes Commission. (August 2014 - Present)
  • Christine MoffittMember of Research Review Panel, Agriculture Research Service Office of Scientific Quality, Fish Health, 2014 project plans (August 2014 - April 2015)
  • Angela FullerHosted a workshop on Applied Hierarchical Modeling in Ecology: Estimating and modeling abundance using unmarked/R and WinBUGS/JAGS, taught by Marc Kéry (Swiss Ornithological Institute) and J. Andrew Royle (Patuxent Wildlife Research Center). Cornell University. August 13-15, 2014. (August 2014 - August 2014)
  • Clay PierceAsked by the American Fisheries Society Fisheries Information & Technology Section to review the new version of their Fishery Analysis and Modeling Simulator (FAMS) software. I am known by the software developer and Section software librarian as a frequent FAMS user in both education and research, so my opinion on the new version was important in guiding development of the new version. (August 2014 - August 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with SD GFP staff to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole LCC project (August 2014 - August 2014)
  • Mark FordUSFWS Myotis septentrionalis threats assessment team (August 2014 - April 2015)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with SD GFP fisheries staff to review and discuss possible research opportunities (July 2014 - July 2014)
  • Barry GrandPresentation of forest management decision tool for Wildlife Management Areas in Alabama. (July 2014 - Present)
  • Jim LongProgram review of Native Black Bass Conservation keystone initiative. (July 2014 - July 2014)
  • Brian IrwinServed as reviewer for peer-reviewed journal (July 2014 - July 2014)
  • Kenneth BoykinEvaluating the current habitat conditions of a large urban arroyo in the context of a proposed flood control project for the Army Corp of Engineers. (July 2014 - June 2015)
  • Scott CarletonReconstructing the life history movement patterns of an invasive fish species, northern pike, in the Little Snake River drainage, Wyoming (July 2014 - Present)
  • Scott CarletonTracing the source of illegal pike introductions in Wyoming Reservoirs (July 2014 - Present)
  • Cyndy LoftinMaine State Wildlife Action Plan revision participant (July 2014 - Present)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with the Iowa DNR staff to discuss possible involvement in the Plains & Prairie Pothole LCC (June 2014 - June 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with SD GFP fisheries staff to review research needs (June 2014 - June 2014)
  • Barry GrandDesign and analysis of Camera Survey for Eastern Wild Turkeys in Geneva County Alabama. (June 2014 - August 2014)
  • Dan IsermannAssisted the WDNR Panfish Species Team in developing a statewide experiment to assess potential changes in bluegill harvest regulations. Dr. Isermann provided advice on experimental design and made presentations at a stakeholder meeting as well as a statewide meeting of WDNR biologists. (June 2014 - Present)
  • Clay PierceAsked by the American Fisheries Society Executive Director to write letter of support for investment in upgrading their Fishery Analysis and Modeling Simulator (FAMS) software. I am known by the software developer as a frequent user in both education and research, so my advocacy was important in their decision. (May 2014 - May 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiMeet with SD GFP wildlife staff to review research needs (May 2014 - May 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiSummarized data analyzed from the SD Game, Fish and Parks statewide angler survey (May 2014 - May 2014)
  • Mark FordUSFWS bat automated identification software testing. (May 2014 - December 2014)
  • Jeff FalkeMember, Technical Advisory Group, Alaska Water Temperature Standards and Protocols. 2014. (April 2014 - Present)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM workshop on setting lion harvest quotas in Region 1, Montana (April 2014 - May 2014)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitate SDM workshop on developing a monitoring program for birds on the National Bison Range (April 2014 - April 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiAnalyzed data from the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks statewide angler survey (April 2014 - April 2014)
  • Mike MitchellCo-facilitated science panel on listing of wolverines in the northern Rockies. (April 2014 - April 2014)
  • Angela FullerHosted a workshop on Spatial Capture-Recapture Modeling, taught by J. Andrew Royle (Patuxent Wildlife Research Center). Cornell University. April 2-4, 2014. (April 2014 - April 2014)
  • James CainRedevelopment of aerial survey methodology for mule deer and pronghorn populations in New Mexico. (April 2014 - Present)
  • Tyler WagnerMember of the Chesapeake Bay brook trout technical team to provide expertise on statistical model development and application. (April 2014 - December 2014)
  • Angela FullerEvolving from TLAM to TLAM-plus: further refining management thinking (with D.J. Decker and M.J. Eaton). Workshop to Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Beaver Hollow Conference Center, Java Center, NY. March 24-27, 2014. (March 2014 - March 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiAnalyzed data from the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks statewide angler survey (March 2014 - March 2014)
  • Donna ParrishOrganized Intro to R Using Fisheries Examples Workshop for Vermont and USFWS fisheries biologists and Rubenstein School faculty and graduate students. The number of participants were 24 and 15 of those were from VTFW and USFWS. (March 2014 - March 2014)
  • Clinton MooreInvited expert, Definition of population benchmarks for gopher tortoise conservation and recovery efforts (round 2); Andalusia, AL (March 2014 - March 2014)
  • Terri DonovanTenure review. University of Wisconsin, Madison (March 2014 - March 2014)
  • Leandro MirandaDevelop BMPs for addressing habitat impairment in reservoirs. These BMPs address issues in reservoirs nationwide. (March 2014 - Present)
  • Craig PaukertInvited workgroup member to review proposals for the Minnesota Environmental Trust (March 2014 - June 2014)
  • Mark WipfliOrganized a Special Symposium on Forestry-Fish Interactions for the American Fisheries Society (March 2014 - November 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiWorked on a survey instrument for GFP related to Law Enforcement (February 2014 - February 2014)
  • Shannon BrewerAssisted the state conservation agency, GRDA power authority, and the Pioria Tribe in outlining a research plan to raise endemic bass as mitigation fish in a hydropower reservoir. (February 2014 - March 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiAnalyzed angler data from the GFP's statewide angler survey (February 2014 - February 2014)
  • Shannon BrewerMet with Pioria Tribe to develop a study plan to choose genetically sound stocks of Neosho Smallmouth Bass for reservoir introductions (February 2014 - February 2014)
  • David KrementzI am a member of the West Gulf Coastal Plain Bottomland Hardwood Bird Working Group where I assist in conservation planning. (February 2014 - September 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiHelped South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with anaylsis of a Private Lands Survey (January 2014 - January 2014)
  • Phil BettoliProvided feedback and advice to a TWRA program manager regarding long-term lake sturgeon restoration efforts and stocking schemes (January 2014 - January 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)
  • Phil BettoliSummarized previous research and provided that information to Assistant Chief of Fisheries regarding trout stocking schemes in Tennessee tailwaters. (January 2014 - January 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiHelped GFP launch their Internet statewide angler survey (January 2014 - January 2014)
  • Conor McGowanChair, Adaptive management sub-committee for horseshoe crab harvest in Delaware Bay. (January 2014 - Present)
  • Christine MoffittAssistance for regional hatcheries with invasive species control and risk assessment (January 2014 - Present)
  • H. PercivalUAS policy formation by University of Florida, General Counsel, VP for Natural Resource & Agriculture, Division of Sponsored Reasearch ( 2014 - Present)
  • H. PercivalUAS use in agriculture to Balm and Quincy Research & Education Centers ( 2014 - Present)
  • H. PercivalUAS use in natural resources to University of GA, FWC, and Everglades NP ( 2014 - Present)
  • Alexander ZaleAdvisor to the Cooperators of the Hawaii Cooperative Fishery Research Unit on establishment, staffing, and equipping the relocated Unit in Hilo. (January 2014 - June 2014)
  • Kylee DunhamUpdated Bayesian decision tool for listing status and PVA of Spectacled and Steller's Eiders (December 2013 - February 2014)
  • Larry GigliottiDeveloped a white-paper summary of human dimensions work on mountain lion management in SD from 2002-2012 (November 2013 - November 2013)
  • Larry GigliottiWorked with SDGFP staff to help design and launch their 2013 statewide angler survey. (November 2013 - December 2013)
  • Dan IsermannStaff and students assisted WDNR personnel in processing sport fish captured in a commercial seine operation on Lake Butte des Morts in November 2013. (November 2013 - November 2013)
  • William AdairACF Striped Bass Committee (October 2013 - February 2014)
  • Terri DonovanRGE panel review (October 2013 - October 2013)
  • Elise IrwinHarris Dam Temperature Technical Committee (October 2013 - September 2014)
  • Dan IsermannWorked with Andrew Muir (Great Lakes Fishery Commission) to complete a project examining the accuracy of daily growth rings in otoliths for estimating hatch timing of lake whitefish. (October 2013 - January 2015)
  • Pat MazikAssisted with National Hunting and Fishing Day in the Fish ID booth (September 2013 - September 2013)
  • David KrementzI am advising the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission wildlife division Region VII on how to better manage some of their wildlife management areas for American woodcock. (September 2013 - Present)
  • Brian IrwinConsultation on effort to apply decision theory for the control of crown-of-thorns starfish in Great Barrier Reef (September 2013 - September 2013)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society (September 2013 - September 2013)
  • Jeff FalkeMember, Technical Advisory Group, Alaska Stream and Lake Temperature Monitoring Network. 2014. (September 2013 - Present)
  • Brian IrwinMet with Patrick O'Rouke to discuss GA DNR striped-bass gillnet data (August 2013 - August 2013)
  • Larry GigliottiProvided a presentation on human dimensions for the Plains and Prairie Potholes LCC. (August 2013 - August 2013)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Tagging Committee (August 2013 - September 2013)
  • Mark WipfliProvided scientific guidance to EPA headquarters (DC) on nutrient dynamics and food web interactions in streams, as related to mining. (August 2013 - December 2014)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in North American Journal of Fisheries Management (July 2013 - August 2013)
  • Brian IrwinMet with USFWS ES Office (Cookville TN) to discuss monitoring and potential responses of fishes to mining activities (July 2013 - July 2013)
  • Joseph HightowerChair, Peer Review of the Stock Assessment Data Collection Program, NOAA/NMFS/Northeast Fisheries Science Center; Woods Hole, Massachusetts, August 5-9, 2013. (July 2013 - August 2013)
  • Steven ChippsServed as team member for the upper basin Pallid Sturgeon workshop to develop and refine conceptual ecological models (CEMs) for larval pallid sturgeon. (July 2013 - July 2013)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM on strengthening relationships between MFWP non-traditional constituents. (July 2013 - July 2013)
  • Larry GigliottiProvided project up-dates at Game, Fish and Parks Summer Fisheries Meeting. (July 2013 - July 2013)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomMember, Pinto Abalone Status Review Team, pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 as amended. (July 2013 - May 2014)
  • David KrementzAs a member of the Science Support Team for the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley Joint Venture, I assist in making science recommendations regarding monitoring and research to the JV. (July 2013 - September 2014)
  • Steven ChippsAssisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with their Eastern region fisheries strategic plan. (June 2013 - June 2013)
  • Steven ChippsReviewed completion report and consultant findings for solar aeration pilot study on Lake Madison, South Dakota (June 2013 - June 2013)
  • James CainTechnical Advisory Team member for the BLM's Chihuahuan Desert Rapid Ecoregion Assessment. (June 2013 - July 2015)
  • Brian IrwinProvided FSP review of Tsehaye et al. Assessing the balance between predatory consumption and prey dynamics in the Lake Michigan pelagic fish community. (May 2013 - May 2013)
  • Jim LongIdentify fish collection for Sac and Fox Nation (May 2013 - August 2013)
  • Steven ChippsAssisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with creel survey study to evaluate factors affecting angler satisfaction in urban fishing ponds (May 2013 - May 2013)
  • Brian IrwinProvided FSP review for Wagner et al. Spatial and temporal brook trout density dynamics: implications for conservation, management, and monitoring. (April 2013 - April 2013)
  • Chris GrueUSGS Research Grade Evaluation Panel (April 2013 - April 2013)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in Conservation Biology. (March 2013 - April 2013)
  • Clinton MooreInvited expert, Definition of population benchmarks for gopher tortoise conservation and recovery efforts (round 1); Mansfield, GA (March 2013 - March 2013)
  • Scott CarletonDifferentiating tributaries of the Kootenai River Watershed and linking adult red band rainbow trout to their natal origins to support conservation and management. (March 2013 - Present)
  • Scott CarletonDifferentiating tributaries of the Pend O’Reille river watershed to determine important areas of recruitment for west slope cutthroat trout (March 2013 - Present)
  • Craig PaukertInvited workgroup member to develop fish sampling protocols for NSF sites nationwide (March 2013 - Present)
  • Steven ChippsAssisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (Blue Dog State Fish Hatchery) determine water quality standards for walleye rearing ponds. Developed a monthly sampling protocol for quantifying nutrient concentration and invertebrate densities for extensive pond rearing. (February 2013 - February 2013)
  • Clinton MooreCoordinated workshop to coordinate SDM projects at NE coastal FWS refuges; Chincoteague Island, VA (February 2013 - February 2013)
  • Steven ChippsParticipated in Missouri River research meeting to explore effects of water level fluctuations on the walleye fishery in Lake Oahe. Provided technical advice/overview on long-term trends in the walleye fishery and prey resources in Lake Oahe. (February 2013 - February 2013)
  • Mark WipfliAssisted Ontario Provincial government agencies with developing guidelines for scientific based decision making on headwater stream development in Ontario. (January 2013 - December 2014)
  • Angela FullerExpert Reviewer of Canada Lynx Conservation and Assessment Strategy: Interagency Lynx Biology Team. 2013. Canada lynx conservation assessment and strategy. 3rd edition. USDA Forest Service, USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, USDI Bureau of Land Management, and USDI National Park Service. Forest Service Publication #R1-13-XX, Missoula, MT. 116pp. (January 2013 - January 2013)
  • Abby LawsonProvided expert advice to South Carolina Department of Natural Resource Managers on Best Practices in night light and tuck Alligator Survey Design (January 2013 - August 2013)
  • Alan FriedlanderProvided evaluation and recommendations to NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program for implementation of national coral reef strategy. (December 2012 - December 2012)
  • Alan FriedlanderProvided guidance on the development of marine spatial planning for the island of Niihau (November 2012 - November 2012)
  • Alan FriedlanderMet with new acting head of state aquatics agency to provide background on current status of Hawaii's fisheries and stock assessment methods. (November 2012 - November 2012)
  • Steven ChippsEvaluated results from a pilot study to reduce algal blooms on Lake Madison using solar-powered wind turbines. (November 2012 - November 2012)
  • Terri DonovanVermont Monitoring Cooperative Data and Web Management Review Team (November 2012 - November 2012)
  • Alan FriedlanderProvided scientific input into development of strategic plan for Con. Inter. Hawaii Fish Trust Community-based fisheries ,management program (November 2012 - November 2012)
  • David FultonProvided assistance to the Interim Integration Committee for implementation of the 2012 NAWMP in designing and implementing a pilot application of a stated choice experiment to better understand manager and researcher preference for outcomes from the NAWMP. (November 2012 - January 2013)
  • David KrementzI am a member of the USFWS Webless Migratory Game Bird proposal selection committee. (November 2012 - November 2016)
  • Clay PierceInvited by department head to review portfolio of faculty member for promotion to full professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Minnesota Duluth. (November 2012 - November 2012)
  • Angela FullerStructured Decision Making for Setting Fall Hunting Seasons for Wild Turkeys in New York and Pennsylvania. 3 day workshop for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Pennsylvania Game Commission. Ithaca, NY. October 10-12, 2012.
    (October 2012 - October 2012)
  • Scott CarletonState Delisting of the Peregrine Falcon in New Mexico (October 2012 - Present)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM workshop on managing water levels and waterfowl hunting for Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
    (October 2012 - October 2012)
  • Petra Woodreviewed 5 manuscripts for 5 different scientific journals; 4 documents for colleagues; and 2 proposals for agencies (October 2012 - September 2013)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in Big Game Team Meeting, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. September 26, 2012. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Joshua StaffordAssisted SDGFP personnel with analytical questions. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomStudent Award Judge, 66th Annual Joint Meeting. Tulalip, Washington, USA. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Terri DonovanParticipated in a Principles of Modeling course-planning workshop with the National Conservation Training Center. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Joshua StaffordAttended South Dakota Game Fish & Parks Fall Wildlife Staff Meeting. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Hal SchrammAdaptation Science Management Team, and effort to determine management and research needs for the Gulf Coastal Plain and Ozark Landscape Conservation Cooperative (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in Furbearer Management Team Meeting, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, September 14, 2012. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Jim LongReview manual on native fish restoration using Fintrol for National Park Service. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Joshua StaffordConsulted with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Personnel, Kulm District, regarding research project design. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Katie DuggerI held a 2-day introduction to the use of Program MARK to estimate wildlife vital rates for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists (10 participants). Format included ½ day of lecture and background material and 1.5 days of working directly with example data sets in Program MARK. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Brian IrwinProvided friendly review of: Mollenhauer et al. Fall and early winter movement and habitat use of wild brook trout (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Barry GrandPrototyped a tool for adaptive harvest management of White-tailed Deer in Alabama (September 2012 - Present)
  • Martha MatherExpert Reviewer, NOAA River Herring Climate Change Workshop Report (As part of the ESA listing Petition), September, 2012. (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Martha MatherExpert Advice Provided, Town of Scituate, Massachusetts, Water Release Timing to Facilitate River Herring Outmigration, September 2012 (September 2012 - September 2012)
  • Hal SchrammDeveloped and presented a module on the effectiveness of regulations in fisheries conservation and management for a distance learning fisheries management course developed by Kentucky State University (August 2012 - August 2012)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in Wetlands (August 2012 - September 2012)
  • Jim LongReview proposal for Langston University (August 2012 - August 2012)
  • Phil BettoliThrough seminars and workshops I am helping my state cooperators revamp their long-running reservoir creel survey program (August 2012 - September 2012)
  • Larry GigliottiProvided 1st-year Progress Reports on GFP's Angler Survey Project (August 2012 - August 2012)
  • Petra WoodHosted the annual technical committee meeting of the Appalachian Mountains Joint Venture (August 2012 - August 2012)
  • Shannon BrewerDesigned the sampling protocol to support a study to investigate recruitment by riverine smallmouth bass. This study is a collaborative effort between state agency personnel and Dr. Brewer. (August 2012 - Present)
  • Mark FordLittle brown bat ecology review team. This work is to assess ecology and science for the species to begin possible listing as threatened or endangered. (August 2012 - Present)
  • Michael QuistKootenai River Technical Advisory Committee; The purpose of the committee is to provide insight on research and management activities on the Kootenai River system (BC, MT, ID). (August 2012 - Present)
  • Brian SlossGenetic identification of suspected moronid fish. (August 2012 - August 2012)
  • Steven ChippsWater quality assessment and bacterial bloom identification for Pickerel Lake, South Dakota (July 2012 - July 2012)
  • Shannon BrewerAssisted in a workshop to direct the instream flow initiative in the Gulf Coast Prairie Region (July 2012 - July 2012)
  • Phil BettoliParticipating in the process of drafting a Five-Year Strategic Plan for Reservoir Fisheries Management in Tennessee. (July 2012 - September 2012)
  • Craig PaukertInvited workgroup member to analyze large river data nationwide to better inform large river monitoring programs (July 2012 - Present)
  • Brian IrwinProviding assistance to project: Investigating the Performance of Pheromone-baited Trapping Techniques using a Management Strategy Evaluation Model (June 2012 - June 2016)
  • Steven ChippsAssisted Pickerel Lake Association with identification and description of bacterial blooms in Pickerel Lake, South Dakota. (June 2012 - June 2012)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (June 2012 - June 2012)
  • Bob KlaverDistribution and Population Size of River Otters in Iowa (June 2012 - Present)
  • Terri DonovanParticipated in strategic workshop for increasing NSRC communications to stakeholders. (June 2012 - June 2012)
  • Steven ChippsProvided technical assistance on mercury contamination and fish mercury advisories to Civil Design INC. as part of a technical plan to divert water from Twin Lakes into Sinai Lake to reduce flooding along highway 81. (June 2012 - June 2012)
  • Hal SchrammLateral connectivity workgroup to develop research strategy for Mississippi and Missouri rivers. (June 2012 - June 2012)
  • Brian SlossGenetic identity of fish stomach contents. (June 2012 - Present)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in Fish and Fisheries (May 2012 - June 2012)
  • Clint BoalCo-Facilitator, SDM Workshop on "Managing wintering Whooping Cranes on the Aransas NWR during periods of resource scarcity" at National Conservation Training Center (May 2012 - October 2013)
  • Brian IrwinProvided FSP review for: Moore et al. Spatial Education: Exploiting Space-structured Decision Making to Improve Conservation Delivery (May 2012 - May 2012)
  • Pat MazikJudged the International Science and Engineering Fair in the Animal Sciences Dvision (May 2012 - May 2012)
  • Clinton MooreAnalysis of photocapture data from feeder stations (May 2012 - April 2014)
  • Martha MatherMember, Search Committee, Research Coordinator Position, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, 2012 (April 2012 - April 2012)
  • Pat MazikWVU chpts of TWS and AFS hosted a Student Colloquium at NEAFWA in Charleston, WV. I was the primary faculty advisor. The WVDNR supported and requested this Colloquium to be attached to NEAFWA. (April 2012 - April 2012)
  • Mitchell EatonLed 2 workshops to develop an adaptive management framework for implementing estuarine restoration activities on the Herring River, Cape Cod, MA. (April 2012 - June 2012)
  • William FisherParticipated in NYSDEC Statewide Fisheries Database meeting. (April 2012 - April 2012)
  • Chris GrueWashington Department of Ecology – Review of Monitoring Protocol for Use of Imazamox to Control Japanese Eelgrass in Willapa Bay, WA (April 2012 - Present)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Bureau of Wildlife Management Team Meeting. (March 2012 - March 2012)
  • David KrementzI worked with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop habitat management guidelines for wintering American Woodcock on Southeastern Bottomland National Wildlife Refuges. (March 2012 - March 2012)
  • Jim LongReview of proposal for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (Shoal bass in middle Chattahoochee River; part of Native Black Bass Initiative) (March 2012 - March 2012)
  • David KrementzI worked with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to establish guidelines for establishing and maintaining secretive marshbird habitat through the Wetlands Reserve Program. (March 2012 - March 2012)
  • Larry GigliottiAnalyzed some date from GFP's Decoy-Only Hunting Unit and provided date for their Executive Summary Report. (March 2012 - March 2012)
  • Brad GriffithApplied AM/SDM techniques to the problems of optimal water level management in USFWS R6 and to the power to detect environmental change in USFWS R7 through a RCRP funded project and delivered the final report at a meeting of all cooperators. (February 2012 - February 2012)
  • Martha MatherInvited Speaker, Annual Meeting, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, 2012
    (February 2012 - February 2012)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in River Research and Management (February 2012 - March 2012)
  • Jim LongProvide technical expertise at Fundamental River Values workshop at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (February 2012 - March 2012)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM workshop on setting goals for Montana's state wildlife action plan (SWAP). (February 2012 - February 2012)
  • 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)
  • Steven ChippsProvided information to Blue Dog State fish hatchery on algae control approaches for managing fish rearing ponds (January 2012 - January 2012)
  • Larry GigliottiProvided a review of an angler survey (developed by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources) for Jerry Wilhite (Western Area Power Administration, Lakewood, CO). (January 2012 - January 2012)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM workshop on management of elk in the brucellosis Designated Surveillance Area. (January 2012 - July 2012)
  • Terri DonovanDeer Biologist Search Committee (January 2012 - January 2012)
  • Mark WipfliReviewed and commented on developing policy guidelines for protection headwater streams in the US. Also attended as an invited scientist a workshop held in DC on headwater policy. (January 2012 - January 2012)
  • Larry GigliottiManuscript Review (Management-relevant angler characterization: species and water body preferences among New York's anglers). (January 2012 - January 2012)
  • William FisherParticipated in NYSDEC Trout Team meeting, Cortland, NY (January 2012 - January 2012)
  • Steven ChippsAssisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with 5 year ecosystem planning efforts. (January 2012 - January 2012)
  • Larry GigliottiMet with SDSU Department Chair (Dave Willis) and Dick Emrick (SD Wildlife Heritage Initiative) to talk about some of my past human dimensions research and to provide advice about some projects that Dick was interested in doing. (January 2012 - January 2012)
  • Larry GigliottiReviewed a survey and provided advice for the Gregory County Prescribed Burn Association. The survey, about cedar control, was sent to landowners in Gregory County, SD (January 2012 - January 2012)
  • Chris GrueCo-Organizer: Interface between Aquatic Herbicide Use and Salmonids: A Focus on Critical Habitat in the Pacific Northwest Region, 6-7 June 2012, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (January 2012 - June 2012)
  • Kate McFaddenMember of the Wild Hog Task Force Group for South Carolina (January 2012 - Present)
  • Craig PaukertInvited workgroup member to determine how climate change will affect biodiversity (January 2012 - September 2014)
  • Alan FriedlanderProvided information about the ornamental fish fishery in Hawaii, the associated practices, and ecological implications of harvest. (December 2011 - December 2011)
  • Larry GigliottiDeveloped a survey instrument for collecting information about prairie dog shooting activity in South Dakota (December 2011 - December 2011)
  • Joshua StaffordMet with personnel from South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and parks to discuss a possible evaluation of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program under the State Wildlife Grants program (December 2011 - December 2011)
  • Larry GigliottiProvided assistance/advice on surveying deer hunters (December 2011 - December 2011)
  • Joshua StaffordProvided input on avian species considered under the South Dakota Wildlife Action Plan Revision. Suggested and justified new species to include, advised on retention of currently-listed species. (December 2011 - December 2011)
  • Steven ChippsPeer-Reviewer (December 2011 - December 2011)
  • David KrementzI am on the review panel for the 2011-present Webless Migratory Game Bird Proposals for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (December 2011 - January 2012)
  • Steven ChippsAssisted South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks with research planning for Pactola Reservoir and recent establishment of non-native, northern pike populations. (November 2011 - November 2011)
  • Mark FordTechnical assistance to Snowshoe Mountain Resort/Intrawest on endangered Virginia northern flying squirrel monitoring. (November 2011 - Present)
  • Clint BoalInvited Panel Expert, American Wind/Wildlife Institute eagle meeting, Lakewood, CO (Nov. 2011) (November 2011 - November 2011)
  • Clint BoalInvited Panel Member, Impact of research on other animals in the study area. Workshop on Animal Welfare Act compliance for studies of wildlife in the field and captivity. American Society of Mammalogists and the Ornithological Council, Albuquerque, NM (Oct. 2011) (October 2011 - October 2011)
  • Jim LongAttended science workshop for Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative (October 2011 - October 2011)
  • Jonathan CummingsStructured Decision Making Workshop, Assistant Coach. Sacramento, CA. (October 2011 - October 2011)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in North American Journal of Fisheries Management (October 2011 - October 2011)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Bureau of Wildlife Management Team Meeting. (October 2011 - October 2011)
  • Steven ChippsAssisted National Park Service with lake sturgeon telemetry study and data acquisition for Namakan reservoir (October 2011 - October 2011)
  • Steven ChippsAssisted South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks with sampling and water quality analysis for Lake Alvin, SD (October 2011 - October 2011)
  • Alan FriedlanderAdvised the Ministry of Fisheries on the development of a research and monitoring program for the recreational fishery for bonefish. (October 2011 - October 2011)
  • Steven ChippsAssisted US Fish and Wildlife Service with wetland tiling study and new research work order to SDCFWRU (October 2011 - October 2011)
  • Megan La PeyreGulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment; Member of the Coastal Ecosystems and Species Expert Team and Leader for the Oyster Group (October 2011 - Present)
  • Petra Woodreviewed 6 manuscripts for 6 different scientific journals (October 2011 - September 2012)
  • Petra Woodreviewed the Golden-winged Warbler Conservation Plan, a GWWA habitat management guide, and the GWWA status assessment (October 2011 - September 2012)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM workshop on management of chronic wasting disease in Montana (September 2011 - September 2011)
  • Joshua StaffordAttended South Dakota Game Fish & Parks Fall Wildlife Staff Meeting. (September 2011 - September 2011)
  • William FisherParticipated in Natural Resource Education and Employment Conference, Denver, CO (September 2011 - September 2011)
  • Clint BoalCo-facilitator, Structured Decision Making Workshop at NCTC (September 2011 - September 2011)
  • Courtney ConwayAsked to be reviewer for promotion and tenure package of Dr. W. Gregory Shriver, Department of Entomology and Applied Ecology at University of Delaware. (September 2011 - September 2011)
  • Angela FullerStructured Decision Making Workshop on Mandatory Antler Restrictions. 5 day workshop for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. National Conservation Training Center, Sheperdstown, WV. September 12-16, 2011. (September 2011 - September 2011)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Endangered and Threatned Species Meeting. (August 2011 - August 2011)
  • Elise IrwinCoached a Structured Decision Making workshop for multi-agency management of Gulf striped bassfor FWS and several state agencies. (August 2011 - August 2011)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Big Game Team Meeting. (August 2011 - August 2011)
  • Colleen CaldwellThe Las Conchas Fire of 2011 is the largest fire in New Mexico history. In less than a week, one-third of the Valles Caldera National Preserve was burned. I am evaluating the recovery of the aqutic ecosystem through seasonal surveys of the streams. (August 2011 - Present)
  • Mark FordMembership and technical assistance to Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative on science advisory team and terrestrial ecology working group. (August 2011 - Present)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Tagging Committee (August 2011 - September 2011)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM workshop on setting archery seasons for elk in the Missouri Breaks (July 2011 - October 2011)
  • Donna ParrishOrganized trawling workshop for primarily Vermont Fish and Wildlife. Four biologists came here from Missouri and led us in sampling three Vermont rivers using a min-trawl. A total of 21 people participated over the week long event. (July 2011 - July 2011)
  • Petra Woodpresented research results on effects of mining on avian populations in a webinar to National Audubon Society staff and researchers; provided additional information in subsequent phone calls and emails relative to mining and marcellus shale development (July 2011 - May 2012)
  • William FisherParticipated in NYSDEC Fisheries Bureau Team Meeting (June 2011 - June 2011)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Bureau of Wildlife Management Team Meeting. (June 2011 - June 2011)
  • Colleen CaldwellRestoration of Agua Chiquita Creek, Lincoln National Forest, represents a multi-agency effort (June 2011 - April 2013)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomMember and elected nominal Chair, Black Abalone Recovery Team, pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 as amended. (June 2011 - Present)
  • Phaedra BudyScience Panel Member and Invited Presenter, Comparative Survival Study (Columbia River Salmon - Hydrosystem) Workshop, Silverton, OR, July 26-28, 2011. (June 2011 - July 2011)
  • James CainBLM steering committee for the development of a study to assess the potential impacts of winter gas drilling on mule deer in northwestern New Mexico.
    (May 2011 - May 2012)
  • Terri DonovanProvide review of species accounts for the Vermont Breeding Bird Atlas. (May 2011 - May 2011)
  • Mike MitchellOverview of wolf abundance estimation using patch occupancy models. (May 2011 - May 2011)
  • Phaedra BudyScientific Expert, Lake trout Suppression Workshop II. “The Yellowstone Lake Crisis: Confrontong a Lake Trout Invasion. An Interim Scientific Assessment. Chico Hot Spring Resort, MT, June 14-16, 2011 . (May 2011 - June 2011)
  • Phaedra BudyInvited Expert External Review. NFWF Stream Restoration Review of “Promoting Successful Restoration through Effective Monitoring in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Draft Report prepared for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. May 15 – June 1, 2011. (May 2011 - June 2011)
  • Colleen CaldwellReview of rotenone and its toxicity effects on target and non-target organisms (May 2011 - January 2014)
  • Colleen CaldwellProduction of Pacific white shrimp using glandless (gossypol-free) cottonseed meal to assess the efficacy of feeding glandless cottonseed meal in the production of shrimp as a value-added product for the cotton growers in southern New Mexico. (May 2011 - January 2013)
  • Mark FordMembership in and technical assistance provided to USFWS Regions 3,4, and 5 Indiana bat monitoring protocol revisions team. Providing guidance on acoustics, roost-tree monitoring and detection prob. (May 2011 - May 2013)
  • Pat MazikMet with WVDNR and USGS biologists to assess potential effects of supersaturation of oxygen on fish kills (May 2011 - Present)
  • Shannon BrewerDesigned stream sampling protocol for two state agencies to support instream-flow objectives. (May 2011 - August 2011)
  • Phil BettoliReviewed fish marking protocols employed unsuccessfully by Kansas biologists to mark large batch of largemouth bass fingerlings; advised the Unit Leader at the KCFWRU on how best to help her State cooperators solve their problems. (May 2011 - May 2011)
  • William FisherParticipated in Marcellus Shale Multi-State Academic Research Conference, Altoona, PA (May 2011 - May 2011)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated elk working group workshop (May 2011 - May 2011)
  • Mike MitchellWorkshop on monitoring abundance of wolves. (March 2011 - March 2011)
  • Michael ConroyStructured Decision Making and Adaptive Management for Mute Swans in New York. 2.5-day workshop for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. (March 2011 - March 2011)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided information to W. Hester (USFWS) regarding distribution of Roanoke logperch (March 2011 - March 2011)
  • Terri DonovanSearch committee, deer biologist position. (March 2011 - April 2011)
  • Christine MoffittCo-organizer, 6th National New Zealand mudsnail conference. Moscow, Idaho. March 15-16. (March 2011 - March 2012)
  • Steven ChippsServed as Chair of special committee for AFS to evaluate student mentoring and leadship program (March 2011 - March 2011)
  • Alan FriedlanderHelp develop survey of kahului Harbor fisheries management area (March 2011 - June 2011)
  • Terri DonovanOrganized Grant Writing for Conservation workshop. (March 2011 - March 2011)
  • Phil BettoliTechnical Assistance Expert Advice for KDWPT on Oxytetracycline Marking for Largemouth Bass

    (March 2011 - August 2011)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Bureau of Wildlife Management Team Meeting. (March 2011 - March 2011)
  • Petra Woodterrestrial impacts of mountaintop mining (February 2011 - February 2011)
  • Tyler WagnerFacilitated Structured Decision Making workshop for Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry to develop a decision model for managing deer with respect to forest vegetation conditions. (February 2011 - February 2011)
  • Elise IrwinAssisted MN Department of Natural Resources with initial phases of structured decision making through coaching team members. (February 2011 - May 2011)
  • Jaime CollazoCollazo, J. A., L. B. Alexander, and C. A. Drew. 2011. Recovery Plan for The Puerto Rico Population of The West Indian (Antillean) Manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus ). 50 pp. (January 2011 - August 2011)
  • Christine MoffittNew Zealand mudsnails and invasive mollusks. Workshop for Idaho Department of Fish and Game and others. Nampa Research. January 2011. (January 2011 - January 2011)
  • Dave BeauchampCo-lead for a US-Canadian, multi-agency and tribal technical work-group to examine factors affecting the marine survival of salmon in Puget Sound-Strait of Georgia (Salish Sea). Co-ordinated by NGOs (January 2011 - Present)
  • Elise IrwinCoached multiple SDM workshops for Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (January 2011 - April 2011)
  • David (Chip) Leslie Attend wildlife diversity workshop for Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation. (January 2011 - January 2011)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Bureau of Wildlife Management Team Meeting. (January 2011 - January 2011)
  • Clint BoalInvited Member, Wildlife Diversity Advisory Committee for Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. Role of membership is to provide professional opinion and advice to the Commission relating to contemporary and emerging issues related to wildlife conservation in the state of Texas. (January 2011 - Present)
  • Terri DonovanPrinciples of Modeling On-line Teaching Assistant (January 2011 - May 2011)
  • Megan La PeyreInput into biological layers for GIS based decision support tool (http://gulfmex.coastalresilience.org/. (January 2011 - Present)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in Hydrobiologia ( 2011 - 2011)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies ( 2011 - 2011)
  • Michael QuistScience Advisor; 38 Minus: the Idaho fish project; Served as the academic contact and fisheries expert on an art and educational exhibit focused on native fishes (January 2011 - April 2014)
  • Brian SlossProvided guidance for College of Natural Resource's Environmental Microbiology Analysis and Research Laboratory (EMARL). (January 2011 - Present)
  • Martha MatherUSGS RGE Panel, December 2010
    (December 2010 - December 2010)
  • William FisherParticipated in NYSDEC Statewide Fisheries Database Committee meeting. (December 2010 - December 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottShared Results of America's Top 40 Policy and Management Research Questions with National Science Foundation Program Division, and Deputy Division Directors of Environmental Biology, Washington, DC (December 2010 - December 2010)
  • Edward CampParticipated in NYSDEC Trout Team meeting. (December 2010 - December 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottAttended Meeting of Science and Strategic Growth Advisory Boards of National Parks Association Second Century Commission, Washington, DC (December 2010 - December 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottShared Results of America's Top 40 Policy and Management Relevant Research Questions with Science Advisors to Directors Mineral and Management; US Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Department of Interior, Washington, DC (December 2010 - December 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottShared Results of America's Top 40 Policy and Management Research Questions with Natural Resource Staff, Bureau of Land Management, Washington, DC (December 2010 - December 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottShared Results of America's Top 40 Policy and Management Relevant Research Questions (December 2010 - December 2010)
  • Phil BettoliProvided training to State biologists on how to surgically implant ultrasonic tags into lake sturgeon. (November 2010 - November 2010)
  • Dave McGuireMember, USGS Ecosystem Science Strategy Planning Team (November 2010 - December 2013)
  • Clint BoalInvited Member, Eagle Technical Assessment Team for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Role of memberships is to work cooperatively with members to identify approaches to assessing risk to eagles in context of energy development, and approaches to develop a permitting process with mitigation avenues for incidental take. (November 2010 - Present)
  • Martha MatherInvited Participant - National Science Foundation proposal review panel (Population and community ecology), Arlington, VA, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016
    (November 2010 - December 2016)
  • James CainEvaluated trapping techniques to reduce potential for injury to Mexican wolves. (October 2010 - August 2011)
  • Alan FriedlanderAssisted Palau International Coral Reef Center with data collection of analysis of reef fish habitat affinity study (October 2010 - October 2010)
  • Terri DonovanOrganized workshop for UVM and state biologists: Introduction to R. (October 2010 - October 2010)
  • Pat MazikChair of student affairs committee for NE Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies meeting. Hosted by WVDNR. We had a workshop, student/mentor lunch and shortcourses. (October 2010 - April 2012)
  • Pat MazikHave worked with over 20 graduate and undergraduate students on cover letters, resumes and job applications (October 2010 - September 2011)
  • Alan FriedlanderProvided technical guidance to the Nature Conservancy of Hawaii in analysis of Maunalua Bay creel survey data (September 2010 - September 2010)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Black Bear Management Team Meeting. (September 2010 - September 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottParticipated in Science Advisory Board Meeting, Laval Lake Conservation and Advisory Board, Ketchum, Idaho (September 2010 - September 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottState of the Birds 2010 Science Advisory Board Meeting, Arlington, VA (September 2010 - September 2010)
  • Clint BoalApprentice Coach, Structured Decision Making Workshop for Red Knot Conservation in Delaware. National Conservation Training Center (September 2010 - September 2010)
  • Cyndy LoftinReviewed Incidental Take Plan for freshwater mussels for Old Town Fuel and Fiber facility modification (September 2010 - September 2010)
  • Jaime CollazoDrew, C. A., L. B. Alexander, J. A. Collazo. 2011. Science Summary and Recommendations in Support of Manatee Protected Area Design in Puerto Rico. Draft Final Report, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Caribbean Field Office, Puerto Rico. (September 2010 - March 2011)
  • Thomas EdwardsLead, Subject Matter Expert Reviewer for Landscape Ecologist position, USGS Southwest Biological Science Center, 2010
    Subject matter expert Lead Reviewer for Landscape Ecologist position at the USGS Southwest Biological Science Center.
    (September 2010 - October 2010)
  • James CainReviewed delisting proposal for removal of desert bighorn sheep from the New Mexico State Threatened and Endangered Species List. (August 2010 - August 2010)
  • Clint BoalFacilitators assistant, Structured Decision Making Training and Workshop for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (August 2010 - August 2010)
  • Angela FullerAssisting in framing a wildlife health research program in New York with Cornell University and the NY Department of Environmental Conservation (August 2010 - September 2010)
  • Megan La PeyreOyster Working Group Task Force, post Deepwater Horizon oil spill (August 2010 - November 2010)
  • Rolf KofordGrassland Bird Workshop (July 2010 - July 2010)
  • Jim LongCreated maps of southeastern black bass ranges (July 2010 - July 2010)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomMember, Black Abalone Critical Habitat Assessment and Review Team, pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 as amended. (July 2010 - March 2011)
  • Alan AftonMember of USFWS NRDA Trustee Waterfowl Working Group associated with Deepwater Horizon (MC 252) oil spill. (July 2010 - December 2010)
  • Thomas EdwardsMember, Pioneering Performance Measures for Wildlife Conservation – State Wildlife Action Plans, Bureau of Land Management and The Heinz Center
    This workshop is intended to inform the continued development of the State Wildlife Action Plans and enhance the management of important wildlife habitats on BLM lands.
    (July 2010 - August 2010)
  • Dan MagoulickProvided professional advice to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to develop and prioritize conservation strategies. (July 2010 - October 2010)
  • Jim LongReview of proposal for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (Guadalupe bass restoration initiative; part of Native Black Bass Initiative) (June 2010 - July 2010)
  • Angela FullerCoordinated and facilitated a workshop on adaptive management, estimation, and monitoring tools for conservation and management for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Workshop was instructed by Evan Cooch of the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University. (June 2010 - June 2010)
  • David GalatInvited participant to America’s Inner Coast Summit, June 22-24, 2010, St. Louis, Missouri.. This Summit brought together the leadership of non-governmental organizations, key federal agencies, large private landowners, industry, academia, and community organizations concerned with the future ecological and economic sustainability of the Mississippi River Valley (MRV). A goal of the Summit was to create high-level recommendations to be considered in developing sustainable projects and initiatives including influencing federal, state, and local guidelines and policies.

    (June 2010 - June 2010)
  • Clint BoalInvited member, Black-footed Ferret Working Group, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Ongoing committee service. (June 2010 - August 2014)
  • Donald LyonsInternational Technical Advisor, Program to Restore the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern in China (June 2010 - Present)
  • Leandro MirandaNutrient Technical Advisory Group (June 2010 - Present)
  • J. Michael ScottMember, Advisory Committee to the National Park Services Advisory Board on New Directions for the National Park System, Washington DC (June 2010 - June 2010)
  • Alan FriedlanderWorked with NOAAs Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment to conduct biogeographic assessment of the Virgin Islands National Park (June 2010 - July 2010)
  • Scott BonarArizona Game and Fish Department University Summit (June 2010 - Present)
  • Cyndy LoftinReviewed Incidental Take Plan for freshwater mussels for Winterport Dam removal (June 2010 - June 2010)
  • Clint BoalCo-facilitator, Structured Decision Making Workshop for the Golden-cheeked Warbler (May 2010 - May 2010)
  • Megan La PeyreProvide assistance to NOAA's Mussel Watch program to collect samples at Louisiana sites in April 2010 prior to impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (April 2010 - May 2010)
  • Martha MatherNE AFS Student Paper Judge, Committee Chair, April, 2010. (April 2010 - April 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottInvited to participate in a panel with USFWS research collaboration panel to discuss future natural resource needs and develop a research plan for implementing conservation activities adjacent refuges on federal lands. (April 2010 - April 2010)
  • Thomas EdwardsCo-Lead, USGS Colorado Plateau BLM Regional Ecosystem Assessment Team, 2010-current
    Co-lead of effort that is reviewing the Colorado Plateau BLM Regional Ecosystem Assessment plan. Review coordinated out of the USGS Southwest Biological Science Center.
    (April 2010 - September 2012)
  • Jim LongReview proposals for funding (Great Plains Landscape Conservation Cooperative) (April 2010 - April 2010)
  • Clay PierceFacilitated a study of the age structure and growth of invasive common carp in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Submitted and received an SSP grant to fund the study. Coordinated work of a USFWS colleague at the Refuge and a graduate student at Iowa State University. Edited final report. (April 2010 - May 2012)
  • Alan FriedlanderConduct underwater surveys of fishes, helped develop database, and assissted with data analysis for National Park of American Samoa (March 2010 - March 2010)
  • Martha MatherInvited Expert. Resilience of North Atlantic Diadromous Fish Assemblages, April 1-2, 2010, University of Maine, Orono. (March 2010 - April 2010)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Furbearer Team Meeting. (March 2010 - March 2010)
  • Angela FullerAssisted regional biologist with statistical analyses and sampling design considerations related to harvest dynamics of American martens and fishers relative to forest seed crops and prey abundance. (March 2010 - March 2010)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated SDM workshop on setting harvest seasons for wolves in Montana. (March 2010 - April 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottAdvisory Committee Member, State of the Birds 2011 (February 2010 - January 2011)
  • Duane DiefenbachFacilitated Structured Decision Making workshop for Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry to develop a decision model for managing deer with respect to forest vegetation conditions. (February 2010 - February 2010)
  • Angela FullerParticipated in NYSDEC Bear Team Meeting. (January 2010 - January 2010)
  • Chuck BerryProvided information on national professional organizations and advocacy groups for natural history museums and collections. (January 2010 - March 2010)
  • Jaime CollazoKrachey, M., K. H. Pollock, and J. A. Collazo. 2011. Design and Analysis of Manatee Aerial Surveys in Puerto Rico. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Caribbean Field Office, Boqueron, Puerto Rico. 18 pp. (January 2010 - May 2011)
  • Daniel RobyLead Technical Advisor, Impact of Predation by Caspian Terns Nesting at Potholes Reservoir on Survival of Juvenile Salmonids from the Upper and Mid-Columbia River (January 2010 - Present)
  • Jim LongReview paper for publication in Aquatic Invasions ( 2010 - 2010)
  • Dave McGuireReview Coordinator: National Academy of Sciences/Polar Research Board Committee Report on "Frontiers in Understanding Climate Change and Polar Ecosystems." (January 2010 - June 2011)
  • Martha MatherNortheastern Naturalist, Guest Editor, Manuscript on Striped bass Winter Movements, 2009-2010 (December 2009 - January 2010)
  • Clay PierceInvited by the USFWS to be a member of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Carp Control Coalition (December 2009 - Present)
  • Jared FlowersInvited panelist, Gulf sturgeon stock status workshop, November 16-20, 2009, Cedar Key, FL. (November 2009 - November 2009)
  • Thomas EdwardsMember, USGS Alaska Science Climate Change Program Review Team, 2009-2010
    Team reviewed and prioritized proposals for climate change research efforts to be directed out of the Alaska Science Center.
    (November 2009 - April 2010)
  • Dan MagoulickProvided consultation on experimental design and data analysis to individuals at mulltiple universities, state and federal agencies, and NGO's (October 2009 - Present)
  • Duane DiefenbachAssist DCNR with developing a process for setting deer harvest allocations on state forest lands (October 2009 - Present)
  • Terri DonovanPrinciples of Modeling On Line Course. This course introduces students to a variety of modeling techniques applicable to resouce management and conservation issues. Modeling topics include population models, decision analysis, and ecosystem models. The instructors are world-renowned modeler and professor emeritus, Dr. Anthony (Tony) M. Starfield, and spreadsheet modeler Dr. Therese (Terri) Donovan. Tony's modules introduce modeling concepts and techniques, while Terri's instruction covers how to build models with spreadsheets. Each modeling topic consists of lectures, spreadsheets exercises using Excel 2007, and a scenario to check modeling skills. This course was developed in collaboration between the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, National Training Center, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Conservation Training Center, and the Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. (October 2009 - December 2010)
  • Dan MagoulickReviewer for journals, proposals, external reviewer for promotion and tenure, and external reviewer for international PhD dissertation (October 2009 - Present)
  • Dave McGuireMember, Carbon Cycle Science Working Group to draft new U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Plan (2009 - present). (October 2009 - September 2011)
  • Dave McGuireMember, Interagency Advisory Committee on DOT Federal Highway Administration Report on Regional Climate Change Effects: Useful Information for Transportation Agencies (October 2009 - September 2010)
  • Dave McGuireMember, USGS Carbon Sequestration Interagency Science Panel (2009 - 2010). (October 2009 - September 2010)
  • Daniel RobyLead Technical Advisor, Interagency Inland Avian Predation Working Group, working group is tasked with developing a management plan to reduce losses of ESA-listed salmonids to avian predation on the Columbia Plateau (October 2009 - Present)
  • Dave BeauchampTechnical Workgroup for Adaptive Management of the Lake Washington sockeye salmon mitigation hatchery (September 2009 - Present)
  • Martha MatherFish and Fisheries Focus Lunch Series, Organizer. Spring, 2010. Goal: To write a mission statement and “brand brochure” for fish and fisheries research and graduate education at Umass-Amherst. (September 2009 - August 2010)
  • Courtney ConwayAsked to be reviewer for promotion and tenure package of Dr. C. Bradley Dabbert, Department of Natural Resources Management at Texas Tech University. (September 2009 - September 2009)
  • Jim LongProvided expertise to develop Native Black Bass Initiative (September 2009 - August 2010)
  • Mike MitchellFacilitated development of research on predator/prey dynamics for elk among state agencies of the northwestern US. (August 2009 - August 2009)
  • Wayne HubertIdentification of crayfish collected by Wyoming Game and Fish Department. (August 2009 - September 2009)
  • Mike MitchellAssisted Idaho Fish and Game and Idaho Transportation Department in designing research on effects of traffic on moose and elk populations (August 2009 - August 2009)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Tagging Committee (August 2009 - September 2009)
  • Joseph HightowerInvited panelist at DSRRN (Diadromous Species Restoration Research Network) Science Meeting, ?Restoration of diadromous fishes and their ecosystems: confluence of science and restoration?, University of Maine, Orono, ME, July 22-24, 2009 (July 2009 - July 2009)
  • Matthew KauffmanYellowstone Climate Change Briefing. Presented summary of research on climate change and ungulates funded by the USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center. Presentation given to staff of USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, Yellowstone National Park as well as Tom Armstrong (Director, USGS Global Change Program) and Kit Batten (Science Advisor to Deputy Secretary of the Interior). July 22-23, 2009. (July 2009 - July 2009)
  • Wayne HubertStatus of sturgeon chub in Powder River, Wyoming (July 2009 - July 2009)
  • Dave BeauchampIndependent Science Advisory Board (ISAB) ad hoc member for Food Web Review of the Columbia River Basin (June 2009 - March 2011)
  • Terri DonovanParticipated on a team to develop automated websites for the Unit national program from data entered in the Digital Measures database. This effort involved designing the website design and content, and working with computer scientists to write java program that automates the creation of new webpages for the entire CRU program on a nightly basis. (June 2009 - February 2010)
  • Scott BonarDevils Hole Pupfish advisory group. Advised operations of the new Devils Hole Pupfish facility (June 2009 - Present)
  • Christopher GuyPresented a module on sample design and standardization, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Flatwater Training Workshop, Canyon Ferry Learning Center, 2009 (June 2009 - June 2009)
  • Matthew KauffmanServed on US Geological Survery Research Grade Evaluation panel. Fall 2008. (June 2009 - September 2009)
  • J. Michael ScottEcological Conflict and context of National Park System. Workshop for strategic decision making (June 2009 - June 2009)
  • Thomas EdwardsLead, USGS Biology Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellows Program, 2009-2010
    Directed the effort led to the integration of USGS Biology into the USGS Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellows Program. Also organized the proposal submission and review process for the 2009-2010 competition.
    (May 2009 - July 2010)
  • Wayne HubertAssessment and advice regarding fish and habitat monitoring program with focus on Colorado River pikeminnow. (April 2009 - April 2009)
  • Mike AndersonSouthwest Tribal Hatchery and USGS are working together to restore Rio Grande cutthroat trout to Mescalero Apache Reservation lands (April 2009 - August 2014)
  • Alan AftonParticipated in USFWS Scaup Modeling and Management Workshop, reviewed scaup model inputs and outputs, and provided comments on drafts of the final report for USFWS Scaup Conservation Action Plan. (April 2009 - December 2009)
  • Craig PaukertParticipated in Neosho madtom five year species status review (April 2009 - April 2009)
  • Wayne HubertAssessment and advice regarding fish and habitat monitoring program with focus on razorback suckers. (April 2009 - April 2009)
  • Matthew KauffmanOrganized and led Cooperative Research Unit workshop (mini-hands) on strategies for the development of transboundary research projects. Salt Lake City, Utha, June 01, 2009. (April 2009 - June 2009)
  • Matthew KauffmanAdvised Wyoming Game and Fish Deparment Moose Working Group Re: statewide moose declines, May 05, 2009. (April 2009 - May 2009)
  • Thomas EdwardsMember, Steering Committee USGS Biology Wildlife Review Team, 2009-2010
    Team organized and ran the 2009-2010 review of the USGS Biology program.
    (March 2009 - April 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottSERDP Workshop to Military Staff and Tribal Representatives (March 2009 - March 2009)
  • J. Michael ScottPresented results of SERDP project to military managers and research collaborators (March 2009 - March 2009)
  • Wayne HubertOptions for burbot management in Wyoming. (March 2009 - March 2009)
  • Craig PaukertProvided updates on research by the Kansas Unit to the state agency at their annual Fish and Wildlife Division meeting (March 2009 - March 2009)
  • Matthew KauffmanMember of planning committee for WLCI Science Workshop. Laramie, Wyoming, May 2009. (March 2009 - May 2009)
  • Mark WipfliProvided reviews of monitoring and operational reports and expert opinion on the environmental effects of a proposed surface coal mine in southcentral Alaska (March 2009 - August 2009)
  • J. Michael ScottWorkshop on Climate Change and the National Park Wildlife Refuge System. Invited presentation and leading a session on Climate Change in Shepherdstown WV (February 2009 - February 2009)
  • Brian SlossPopulation genetics of the thermally dimorphic fungal pathogen, Blastomyces dermatitidis (January 2009 - Present)
  • Martha MatherDemonstration on Video Camera Set-up, Organizer, for DMF biologists, January 2010. (January 2009 - January 2010)
  • Craig PaukertProvided statistical and sampling advice and assistance to determine the future directions of the Kansas Stream Survey Team (January 2009 - June 2010)
  • Craig PaukertConducted lab and data analysis, and developed report on zooplankton sampling in Kansas reservoirs (January 2009 - July 2009)
  • J. Michael ScottWorkshop on Climate Change and the National Park Wildlife Refuge System during the Climate Change regional team meeting. (November 2008 - November 2008)
  • Mark WipfliBiological Review Panel for Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge (November 2008 - November 2008)
  • Mike MitchellMember of Science Methodology Review Team for Montana Fish, WIldlife and Parks (November 2008 - November 2011)
  • J. Michael ScottHosted Workshop on Endangered Hawai'ian Forest birds' status, threats and management options (October 2008 - October 2008)
  • Robert AnthonyAnalysis of Known Fate Data to Estimate Survival Rates of Elk Calves, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife. (October 2008 - September 2009)
  • Robert AnthonyMonitoring of Bald Eagle Populations. U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife. (October 2008 - September 2009)
  • Robert AnthonyMonitoring of Peregrine Falcon Population. Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlfie and U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service. (October 2008 - September 2009)
  • Robert AnthonyMonitoring, Recovery Planning, and Conservation of Northern Spotted Owls. U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U. S. Forest Service, BLM. (October 2008 - September 2009)
  • Colleen CaldwellLiving fishes exhibit at the at the Las Cruces Museum of Natural History is supported through Dr. Caldwell's efforts and loan of fish. (October 2008 - Present)
  • Martha MatherInvited Expert and Panelist, Restore America’s Estuaries, Coffeehouse Panel on Integrating Natural and Social Sciences, Providence, RI, October, 2008

    (October 2008 - October 2008)
  • Dave McGuireMember, Advisory Committee for the Cooperative Arctic Data and Information Service of the Arctic Observatory Network (2008 - present). (October 2008 - June 2011)
  • Dave McGuireMember, Executive Board of the U.S. Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network (2008 - present). (October 2008 - June 2011)
  • Dave McGuireMember, Federal Advisory Committee Author Team for U.S. Global Change Research Program Report on Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States (2008 – 2009). (October 2008 - December 2009)
  • Daniel RobyMember, Fish and Wildlife Monitoring Team, Oregon Conservation Strategy; Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. (October 2008 - September 2010)
  • J. Michael ScottInvited Advisor, Nature Conservancy and the Channel Islands National Park Biologists on recovery plans for the Santa Cruz Island Scrub Jay and other endemic species (September 2008 - September 2008)
  • J. Michael ScottInvited Expert, the National Parks Second Century Commission Meeting (September 2008 - September 2008)
  • Chuck BerryProvided DENR with fish lists for river basins and attended briefing on proposed changes in stream and lake designated uses. (September 2008 - September 2008)
  • Jon FlindersProvided growth, population estimates and bioenergetics modeling results. (September 2008 - January 2009)
  • Martha MatherConte Refuge Education and Outreach Collaborative Venture, Planning committee member. With Robert Muth (UMASS), Ken Sprankle (USFWS), Sarah Bevilacqua (USFWS), Sarah Wells (undergraduate, UMASS). Goal: To explore opportunities for undergraduate and graduate outreach and field research experience in the Connecticut River. (September 2008 - September 2010)
  • Martha MatherLower Connecticut River Studies Group, member, organized by Ken Sprankle, USFWS. With fisheries biologists from Connecticut, identify research and education opportunities in the lower Connecticut River.
    (September 2008 - September 2010)
  • Matthew KauffmanPeer Reviewer for GREATER SAGE-GROUSE POPULATION TRENDS: AN ANALYSIS OF LEK COUNT DATABASES by Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. (August 2008 - August 2008)
  • Robert AnthonyAnalysis of radiotelemetry data on elk calves to estimate survival rates (August 2008 - August 2008)
  • Courtney ConwayAsked to serve on a planning committee to recommend funding priorities for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Webless Migratory Game Bird program. Organized a 3-day workshop with 30 experts from North America. (August 2008 - January 2009)
  • J. Michael ScottMember, Future Directions Committee of National Parks, Second Century Commission (August 2008 - June 2010)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Tagging Committee (August 2008 - September 2008)
  • Martha MatherMaine Atlantic salmon program through Seagrant: Attended advisory session, July 2008 (July 2008 - July 2008)
  • J. Michael ScottInvited by Region 1 Director as technical expert for "Assessing problems with conservation of Spotted Owl" at USFWS meeting in Portland OR (June 2008 - June 2008)
  • Courtney ConwayInvited to participate and present a talk at the Working Group for the West Mojave Conservation Plan. I was invited as 1 of 3 external experts on the Burrowing Owl to provide expert opinion to the Working Group which consists of representatives from city, county, state (CDFG), and federal governments (USFWS, BLM). (June 2008 - June 2008)
  • Terri DonovanReviewed book prospectus on computing for biologists for Sinauer Associates, Inc. (June 2008 - June 2008)
  • Rolf KofordWildlife Working Group (June 2008 - Present)
  • William KrohnKrohn was invited to serve on the Biodiversity Work Group of Governor Baldacci?s Maine Climate Change Assessment, spring of 2008. Assisted in the writing of the section addressing the effects of climate change on Maine?s fauna and flora. (April 2008 - April 2008)
  • Jim PetersonReview panel for USGS climate change proposals. (March 2008 - March 2008)
  • Jim PetersonServed on expert panel - Ecosystem Modeling, at the Second USGS Modeling Conference, Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach, Alabama. (February 2008 - February 2008)
  • Brian SlossGenetic diversity of lake whitefish in lakes Michigan and Huron; sampling, standardization, and research priorities (February 2008 - January 2010)
  • David GalatPoster Judge, Missouri River Natural Resources Conference, Nebraska City, NE (February 2008 - February 2008)
  • Joseph HightowerSEDAR (Southeast Data Assessment and Review) 15, stock assessment review panelist. South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. (January 2008 - February 2008)
  • Scott BonarBonar, S. A. 2008-2011. Desert Fish Scientific Advisor. U.S. Forest Service In-Stream Flow Legal Team (January 2008 - Present)
  • Carl SchreckHormone Assays (January 2008 - January 2008)
  • Cyndy LoftinMember, Freshwater Mussel Advisory Committee for Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (January 2008 - Present)
  • Scott BonarBonar, S. A. Devils Hole Pupfish Recovery Team – Asked to provide input to Devils Hole Pupfish recovery, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/National Park Service. (November 2007 - Present)
  • Robert AnthonyAnalysis of capture-recapture data to estimate abundance of black bears (November 2007 - November 2007)
  • Robert AnthonyDevelopment of a survey to monitor the occupancy of spotted owls on nesting territories (October 2007 - October 2007)
  • Colleen CaldwellProvided review of fish contaminant data to assess potential effects in fish-eating mammals within the upper Middle Rio Grande basin. (October 2007 - October 2007)
  • Colleen CaldwellProvide technical assistance to the living fish exhibit at the Las Cruces Museum of Natural History (~30 hours) (October 2007 - October 2007)
  • David GalatSubject Matter Expert Panel Member GS-12 Fisheries Biologist, CERC (October 2007 - October 2007)
  • David GalatSubject matter expert panel member GS-12 Fisheries Biologist. (October 2007 - October 2007)
  • Dave McGuireCo-Chair, U.S. Arctic Research Commission study and report titled Scaling Studies in Arctic System Science and Policy Support: A Call-to-Research (2007 - 2010). (October 2007 - September 2010)
  • Carl SchreckPublication on Ecological Indicators in Restoration Effectiveness Evaluation (October 2007 - October 2007)
  • Carl SchreckFish Rearing for Experiments (October 2007 - October 2007)
  • Milo RichmondProvided information, data and maps for wildlife distribution and monitoring plan in the lower Hudson River Valley for the Hudson River Estuary Program 2004-2007. (September 2007 - October 2007)
  • Michael ConroyUSGS Research Grade Evaluation Panel

    28 September 2007 (September 2007 - October 2007)
  • Louis BenderConducted composition surveys for New Mexico Department of Game and Fish in GMUs 34 and 36. Also provided training for NMDGF biologists on composition surveying. (September 2007 - September 2007)
  • Louis BenderConducted elk, mule deer, and oryx composition surveys for White Sands Missile Range. (September 2007 - September 2007)
  • Cyndy LoftinConducted late-growing season, post-fire vegetation assessment at Okenfeokee National Wildlife Refuge, GA (September 2007 - September 2007)
  • Cyndy Loftinparticipated in post-fire research needs meeting at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, GA (September 2007 - September 2007)
  • Kenneth BurnhamInvited participant on the six-member Scientific Peer Review Panel as part of the Pacific Pocket Mouse (PPM) Monitoring Worshop for Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton (MCBCP). (September 2007 - September 2007)
  • Megan La PeyreProvide assistance on ongoing project examining impacts of oil and gas pipelines on marshes (September 2007 - September 2007)
  • Cyndy Loftinparticipated in Maine Department of Fisheries and Wildlife conservation program review for Black Racer snakes (August 2007 - August 2007)
  • Jon FlindersProvided growth and population estimates to AGFC. (August 2007 - August 2007)
  • Matthew KauffmanPeer Reviewer for: Proposed Revision of Special Regulation for the Central Idaho and Yellowstone Area Nonessential Experimental Populations of Gray Wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Federal Register 72:36942-36949. Friday, July 6, 2007 (August 2007 - August 2007)
  • Matthew KauffmanMember of the USGS Ecological Assessment Science Team charged with writing a White Paper on ecological assessments involving energy and wildlife. (August 2007 - August 2007)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Tagging Committee (August 2007 - August 2007)
  • David GalatWorkshop: Research Needs and Management Strategies for Pallid Sturgeon Recovery. St Louis, MO. (July 2007 - August 2007)
  • Craig PaukertHelped Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks sample Topeka shiners. (July 2007 - July 2007)
  • Cyndy Loftinreviewed qualifications of proposal applicants for freshwater mussel surveys in the Penobscot River for the Penobscot River Restoration Trust (July 2007 - July 2007)
  • Steven ChippsParticipation in Summer Fisheries Staff Meeting, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. (July 2007 - July 2007)
  • Mike Mitchellmember of Wewstern Governors Association Science Committee on Crucial Habitat and Corridors (July 2007 - July 2008)
  • Donna ParrishProvided review of Culvert Management Plan for Vermont Fish and Wildlife (July 2007 - July 2007)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistant to Dr. Debra Bourne of the Royal Veterinary College of London on bear reproductive biology/ physiology. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Michael VaughanProvided rechnical assistance to Harry Reynolds, AK Fish and Game, about cryptorchidism in black bears. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Louis BenderElk capture, Santa Clara Pueblo, NM. Recaptured bull elk initially captured for Santa Clara Pueblo in November 2004 to retrieve movement data from GPS collars. Also captured and radio-collared adult cow elk for Pueblo biologists to aid their ongoing research on elk movements. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Cyndy Loftinconducted post-fire vegetation assessment at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Jon FlindersProvided data and population estimates to AGFC. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to R. Slusser (Va DCR) regarding stream restoration. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to R. Abell (WWF) regarding landscape-scale models to predict aquatic species occurance. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Bill Stiver, Smoky Mountains National Park, about radio collars and spacers for yearling black bears. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomChair, Black Abalone Status Review Team, and lead author, Black Abalone Status Review Report to the Secretary of Commerce, pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 as amended (June 2007 - September 2008)
  • David (Chip) Leslie Participant, Workshop on Obstacles to Data Sharing for Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, Durham, NC (May 2007 - May 2007)
  • Jon FlindersProvided data and support to AGFC. (May 2007 - May 2007)
  • Kevin PopeTopeka shiner 5-year review and workshop. (May 2007 - May 2007)
  • Craig PaukertSummarized (with Units scientists from NE and SD) the 5 year review of the endangered Topeka shiner. (May 2007 - May 2007)
  • Louis BenderElk population estimation and predation impacts of wolves, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. Assisted NMDGF staff with developing accurate and corroborated estimates of elk population size and productivity in the Gila Mountains, and modeling the potential effects of predation by the endangered Mexican wolf on trends in elk populations. (May 2007 - May 2007)
  • Jaime CollazoTechnical Assistance (science support) to Roanoke-Tar-Neuse-Cape-Fear Ecosystem and associated Refuges--Southeastern Virginia/Eastern North Carolina. (May 2007 - Present)
  • Matthew KauffmanServed as local organizer of the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative Science Workshop, on the campus of Univ of WY, May 15-18, 2007. Organized and led panel on Wildlife and Livestock Responses to Energy Development. (May 2007 - May 2007)
  • William FisherParticipated in Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan (OCWP) Environmental Flow Provisions - Technical Committee Meeting, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tulsa, OK. (April 2007 - April 2007)
  • Craig PaukertAnalyzed channel catfish stocking data for Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks. (April 2007 - April 2007)
  • Michael ColvinDirected development of CarpBioDyn, a common carp population dynamics simulation model to allow managers to evaluate alternative control strategies for managing nuisance common carp populations. The model can be accessed at: http://www.cfwru.iastate.edu/ClearLake/. (April 2007 - June 2012)
  • Michael ColvinDirected development of CLESM, an ecosystem simulation model to allow managers to evaluate multiple scenarios and alternative management strategies for a shallow lake experiencing nuisance species and declining water quality and fishery. The model can be accessed at: http://www.cfwru.iastate.edu/ClearLake/. (April 2007 - June 2012)
  • Louis BenderAssisted District Biologists of Wyoming Department of Game and Fish in developing demographic survey protocols for elk and interpreting survey data. (March 2007 - March 2007)
  • Jon FlindersProvided data and support to AGFC. (March 2007 - March 2007)
  • Rolf KofordHenslow's sparrow workshop (March 2007 - March 2007)
  • Cyndy LoftinParticipated in Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Planning workshop, Baring, ME (March 2007 - March 2007)
  • Louis BenderReviewed Environmental Impact Statement for Harvesting Oryx on San Andres National Wildlife Refuge. Reviewed and provided biological expertise in the drafting of SANWRs EIS for harvesting oryx, an exotic antelope that interferes with the Refuge?s primary mission of fostering the state-endangered desert bighorn sheep. (March 2007 - March 2007)
  • Cyndy Loftinworked with Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife biologist to prepare document identifying freshwater mussel survey needs for the Penobscot River restoration project (February 2007 - March 2007)
  • Matthew KauffmanPresented progress report to DoD Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program entitled:

    A Risk Assessment Framework for Defining Scientifically Defensible Recovery Goals For Listed Species. Washington D.C. (February 2007 - February 2007)
  • Aaron CushingProvided advice and help with statistics to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. (January 2007 - January 2007)
  • Michael ConroyFlorida Panther Technical Advisory Council . Appointed 9/22/06 to 8/1/09. [Governor-appointed technical advisory group] (January 2007 - January 2007)
  • Terri DonovanDesigned, developed, and scripted a web-driven database program to track graduate activities within the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. Data inputs include graduate student information, program information, dates of enrollment, student participation in the School, and graduate student requirements. The database is a MySQL database and was coded with php, displays on a password-protected site, and contains many automated queries and reports needed by the School. (January 2007 - Present)
  • Matthew KauffmanRepresenting the WY Coop Unit on the USGS Steering Committee of the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (January 2007 - January 2007)
  • Dave McGuireExternal Advisor, Quantifying the Carbon Budget of North Russia -- Past, Present, and Future. (January 2007 - December 2010)
  • Hal SchrammAsian carp workgroup strategic plan; led drafting team for research (January 2007 - December 2009)
  • Steven ChippsWorked to develop proposal ideas for watershed management in Lake Alvin, South Dakota; assisted with the EPA 319 proposal for a demonstration project that aims to reduce sediment loading into the reservoir by constructing settling ponds and an outflow control structure. (December 2006 - December 2006)
  • David (Chip) Leslie Group Moderator; Workshop on Data Centers for Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA. (December 2006 - December 2006)
  • Colleen CaldwellProvided technical assistance to the NMDGF with River Otter Restoration (October 2006 - October 2006)
  • Jon FlindersProvided literature review as requested by AGFC. (October 2006 - October 2006)
  • Robert AnthonyEcology and Management of Northern Spotted Owls (October 2006 - October 2006)
  • Robert AnthonyEcology and Management of Bald Eagles (October 2006 - October 2006)
  • Louis BenderDevelopment of deer productivity survey protocols, New Hampshire Department of Fish and Wildlife. Worked with NH?s Deer Biologist in developing a protocol to collect productivity data on NH?s white-tailed deer herd. (October 2006 - October 2006)
  • Milo RichmondEngaged as Steering Committee member in production of New York's 2nd Breeding bird Atlas. Providing peer review and editorial assistance with selected sections. (October 2006 - November 2006)
  • Milo RichmondProvided lead in negotiation of Book Contract with Cornell University Press. Contract to be established with N.Y. Cooperative Research Unit. 2006-2007. (October 2006 - October 2006)
  • Daniel RobyEcology and Management of Caspian Terns (October 2006 - October 2006)
  • Daniel RobyEcology and Management of Double-crested Cormorants (October 2006 - October 2006)
  • Carl SchreckReprofish ? Member since 2007 of a project sponsored by the European Economic Union consisting of scientists from each of the EU countries. The purpose is to provide technical advice on issues related to reproduction for fishes for aquaculture or environmentally relevant issues. Of the approximately 25 members, only three of us are not from EU countries. www.reprofish.edu. (October 2006 - October 2006)
  • Robert CarlineParticipated in a Conservation Action Planning Workshop (September 2006 - September 2006)
  • Joseph HightowerInstructor for Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Advanced Stock Assessment Training Workshop, Fisheries Tagging Studies: Theory, Methods, and Applications. August 1-3, 2006. Raleigh, NC. (August 2006 - August 2006)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Tagging Committee (August 2006 - August 2006)
  • Kenneth BurnhamAvian Influenza Monitoring Committee met with scientists from Colorado State University, USDA-APHIS-NWRC,SMR (Surveillance, Monitoring and Research project), and Wildlife Services. (July 2006 - July 2006)
  • David (Chip) Leslie Participant, Workshop on Data Registries in Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Ecological Society of America, Washington, D.C. (July 2006 - July 2006)
  • Sammy KingServed as an expert witness for the U.S. Department of Justice from 2006-2009. This included review of documents, field visits, deposition, and court testimony. (July 2006 - December 2009)
  • Robert CarlineReviewed brook trout conservation plan for the PA Fish and Boat Commission (June 2006 - June 2006)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomMember, Advisory Panel, development of a Comprehensive Marine Stewardship Plan, San Juan County, Washington. Convened by the San Juan County Marine Resource Committee. (June 2006 - June 2006)
  • William FisherParticipated in Arkansas River navigation project monitoring study steering committee meeting, Russellville, AR. (June 2006 - June 2006)
  • Chuck BerrySixty yellow perch fin clips were collected for a perch genetic study being done by a Wisconsin student with the Wisconsin Co-op Unit. (June 2006 - June 2006)
  • Robert CarlineProvided analyses of angler survey data to state biologists (May 2006 - May 2006)
  • Robert CarlineAssisted local sewer authority and state EPA personnel with design of fish sampling protocol. (May 2006 - May 2006)
  • Dan MagoulickProvided a literature review and summary for topics as requested by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (May 2006 - May 2006)
  • William FisherParticipated in Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer Surface Water Technical Committee, Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Oklahoma City, OK. (May 2006 - May 2006)
  • Robert CarlineAssisted environmental monitoring volunteers with selection of stream sampling sites (May 2006 - May 2006)
  • Walt DuffyMember, California Advisory Committee on Salmon and Steelhead (May 2006 - Present)
  • Robert CarlineAssisted PA Fish & Boat Comm. staff with study design for angler survey (April 2006 - April 2006)
  • Louis BenderElk condition assessment, Valles Calderra National Preserve, NM. Captured and assessed for body condition and pregnancy ~30 adult cow elk for VCNP. (April 2006 - April 2006)
  • Phil BettoliAdvised ESPN producers and B.A.S.S. tournament organizers on legal and ethical techniques for anesthetizing largemouth bass that were implanted with radio tracking devices. (April 2006 - April 2006)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomMember, Advisory Panel, development of an implementation plan for the Bering Sea Integrated Ecosystem Research Program (2007-2011). Convened by the North Pacific Research Board. (April 2006 - April 2006)
  • Kenneth BurnhamMathematical Biosciences Institute Workshop 5: Uncertainty in Ecological Analysis (Ohio State University) (April 2006 - April 2006)
  • Petra WoodWorked with FWS biologists and other members of the Cerulean Warbler Technical Group steering committee to develop draft conservation action plan for ceruleans and to set-up a working meeting (29-30 Mar 2006) with coal and timber industry to discuss cerulean conservation. Jan-Mar 2006 (March 2006 - April 2006)
  • 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)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomTechnical peer review of the October 2005 Draft Recovery Plan for White Abalone (Haliotis sorenseni), pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 as amended. (March 2006 - March 2006)
  • Louis BenderCaptured and radio-collared ~30 coyotes for management staff of VCNP. This technical assistance supported research to determine movements of coyotes among VCNP, Los Alamos National Lab, and Bandelier National Monunment, as well as potential impacts on elk calves. (February 2006 - February 2006)
  • Joseph HightowerExpert Panelist for American eel Great Lakes/Canada Threats and Population Dynamics Workshop. USFWS and NMFS, January 31-February 2, 2006 (February 2006 - February 2006)
  • J. Michael ScottMember of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Recovery Team (February 2006 - August 2006)
  • William FisherParticipated in Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer Surface Water Technical Committee, Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Sulphur, OK. (January 2006 - January 2006)
  • Clint BoalInvited Panel Expert, Ecology and Management of Goshawks in Japan, Raptor-Japan, Tokyo. (January 2006 - January 2006)
  • Robert CarlineFacilitated presentation by economists on value of recreational fishing for technical and nontechnical audience (January 2006 - January 2006)
  • Kenneth BurnhamSan Clemente Island Fox Monitoring Planning Workshop (January 2006 - January 2006)
  • Phil BettoliAdvised a district biologist for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission on how to design an annual sampling program for saugers. (January 2006 - January 2006)
  • Phil BettoliAdvised a district biologist for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission on how to perform catch-curve analysis on a reservoir fishery database. (January 2006 - January 2006)
  • Robert CarlineParticipated in a working group to design two studies for PA Fish & Boat Comm. (January 2006 - January 2006)
  • Clay PierceInvited to serve as member of EPA, Region 7, Synoptic Human Stressor oversight committee. January 2006-present. (January 2006 - Present)
  • Megan La PeyreProvide assistance on project examining impacts of oil and gas activities on marsh habitats (January 2006 - January 2006)
  • Dave McGuireChair, Organizing Committee for the “Scientific Assessment of the Arctic Carbon Cycle," an activity of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) on behalf of the eight countries of the Arctic Council (2006 - 2009). (January 2006 - December 2009)
  • Mike SamuelBlanchong, J. A. and M. D. Samuel. Spatial changes in chronic wasting disease prevalence patterns between 2002-2003. CWD Health and Science Planning Team, December 2004. (December 2005 - December 2005)
  • Francisco VilellaProvided technical support to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks as part of the state's participation in the national mourning dove banding program. MDWFP banded under Coop Unit Master Station banding permit. Prepared banding data forms, distributed bands, enterd banding data, and prepared banding schedules and reports for the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory. (December 2005 - January 2006)
  • Joseph HightowerAmerican Eel Peer Review Panel, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, November 2005- . (December 2005 - December 2005)
  • Joseph HightowerPanelist for American Eel Stock Assessment Peer Review. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, November-December 2005 (December 2005 - December 2005)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomMember, Research Program Review Panel, Steller Sea Lion Research Program, Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward, Alaska. Panel convened by the American Institute of Biological Sciences, Reston, Virginia. (November 2005 - November 2005)
  • Courtney ConwayAsked to be reviewer for post-professional promotion package of Dr. William R. Eddleman, Chair of the Biology Department at Southeast Missouri State University. (November 2005 - November 2005)
  • Brad GriffithAdvisory Committee Member, Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan, China, 2005-present. (October 2005 - October 2005)
  • Richard MaleckiFor a request from the Coop. Unit Main Office in Reston, VA, provided information to Kevin Whalen on Evelyn Galban's research for a meeting between USGS and Native American liaisons. (October 2005 - October 2005)
  • Courtney ConwayInvited by USFWS Migratory Bird Office to be member of the Steering Committee for planning an international technical workshop on marsh bird monitoring in North America and attending periodic conference calls and developing and commenting on documents to develop a continental strategy for monitoring and management of marsh birds. (October 2005 - November 2007)
  • Courtney ConwayInvited to be member of USFWS User Acceptance Team (UAT) for designing and implementing a marsh bird monitoring program for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System. (October 2005 - April 2006)
  • Duane DiefenbachServed on a panel to review Wisconsin's deer population estimation methods (September 2005 - October 2005)
  • Sammy KingReviewed Yazoo Pumps Preliminary Environmental Report for the USFWS, Ecological Services Office, Jackson, MS (September 2005 - September 2005)
  • Robert CarlineParticipating in a working group that reviewed guidelines and policies for the stocked trout program. (September 2005 - September 2005)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Hank Hristienko, Manitoba Conservation, Wildlife Branch concerning black bear attacks. (September 2005 - September 2005)
  • Cyndy LoftinAssisted refuge wildlife biologist with responses to questions raised in public comments on the comprehensive refuge management planning document (September 2005 - September 2005)
  • William FisherInvited to discuss instream flow research strategies with the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer Technical Committee, Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Oklahoma City, OK. (September 2005 - September 2005)
  • Francisco VilellaAssist Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks in national dove banding program. Provide bands, data entry and management, and submit banding schedules to the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory (August 2005 - August 2005)
  • Petra WoodAug 17-18, 2004. Charleston, WV. Participated in selenium integrated project workshop to develop priority research needs and mechanisms to accomplish this research. (August 2005 - August 2005)
  • William FisherInvited to paticipate in National Park Service, Southern Plains Inventory and Monitoring Network, Aquatic and Landscape Conceptual Model Workshop, Las Vegas, NM. (August 2005 - August 2005)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Tagging Committee (August 2005 - August 2005)
  • William FisherParticipated in USGS National Water Quality Assessment, Ozark Plateaus Study Unit planning meeting, Oklahoma City, OK. (July 2005 - July 2005)
  • Mike SamuelSamuel, M. D. 2005. Chronic Wasting Disease in white-tailed deer in Wisconsin. Seminar sponsored by the Adelaide Zoological Society, Adelaide, Australia, July 2005. (July 2005 - July 2005)
  • Mike SamuelSamuel, M. D. 2005. Avian malaria in native Hawaiian forest birds. Seminar sponsored by the Adelaide Zoological Society, Adelaide, Australia, July 2005. (July 2005 - July 2005)
  • Paul Angermeierprovided technical assistance to H. Bell (USFWS) regarding the status of American eel (July 2005 - July 2005)
  • Mike SamuelBlanchong, J. A., D. Heisey, M. D. Samuel and K. T. Scribner. Genetic variation in complement system genes and resistance to chronic wasting disease in free-ranging white-tailed deer. CWD Health and Science Planning Team, July 2005. (July 2005 - July 2005)
  • Stuart WelshAssisted the Wildlife Diversity Program (WDP) of West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR)with development of the fish section of the State Wildlife Grant (SWG) (July 2005 - July 2005)
  • William FisherParticipated in USFWS/USGS Future Challenges Project, Eastern Regional Workshop, Atlanta, GA (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Robert CarlineOrganized a panel of freshwater mussel experts who reviewed existing protocols for sampling mussels in large rivers and developed revised protocols. (June 2005 - July 2005)
  • Paul Angermeierassistance to J. Echols (Clean Streams) regarding stream fish responses to metal pollution (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Melanie CulverParticipated on a Conservation Genetics Panel for the Native Fishes Conservation Team Meeting, advised on fish genetics issues. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • David GalatWhen do pallid sturgeon spawn? Missouri River Restoration and Recovery - Spring Rise Process. Hydrology and Water Quality and Pallid Sturgeon/Fish & Wildlife Technical Working Groups. U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution and CDR Associates. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Kenneth BurnhamUSFWS Wetlands and Trends project at the USFWS offices in LaCrosse, WI on the current update of the national monitoring plots that provided a status and trends reports to Congress for the period of 1997-2004. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Mike SamuelAhumada, J. A., M. D. Samuel, Duffy, D. C. and A. P. Dobson. 2005. Modeling the biocomplexity of avian disease in Hawaii. Poster. NSF Biocomplexity Awardee Meeting, Washington, D.C., June 2005. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to R. Marks (American Rivers) regarding American eel population dynamics. (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 Wild Turkey Production Survey -- led survey design;conducting surveys in piedmont ecoregion. Ongoing assistance. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • J. Michael ScottMember of the Leader Committee for the Idaho Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy. Attended meeting in Boise, ID, May 2007 (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Robert CarlineParticipated in a workshop that reviewed monitoring plans for the National Park Service (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to VDOT regarding surveys for Roanoke logperch (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • David GalatWhen do pallid sturgeon spawn. Missouri River Restoration and Recovery - Spring Rise Process. Hydrology and Water Quality and Pallid Sturgeon/Fish & Wildlife Technical Working Groups. U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution and CDR Associates, Minneapolis, MN. (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Richard MaleckiProvided technical advice on attachment and monitoring methods for avian tracking with satellite systems to persons in Denmark and New Zealand. (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Courtney ConwayInvited by USFWS to be member of the technical biological review team for Cibola National Wildlife Refuge – role was to recommend changes in management direction of the refuge (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Petra WoodParticipated in the Appalachian Interagency Workshop, May 9-11, 2005 Herndon, VA (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Richard MaleckiServed as "lead reviewer" for Research Grade Evaluation Panel for 2 of 8 persons considered for promotion within USGS (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to W. Lellis (USGS) regarding river monitoring. (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Jaime CollazoTechnical/Agency Draft Recovery Plan for Amazona vittata. (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to J. Knight (FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) regarding use of electric seines (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted J. Schmerfeld (USFWS) regarding distribution of Roanoke logperch relative to a fish kill (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Richard MaleckiProvided technical advice on attachment and monitoring methods for avian tracking with satellite systems to persons in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Robert CarlineProvided printed materials and advice to a Cumberland County fishing club on techniques to treat an acidified stream. (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted M. Marshall (NPS) regarding monitoring river-fish communities. (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted Heather Bell (USFWS) regarding status of American eel (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted A. Ernst (USGS) regarding distribution/biology of American eel (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Phil BettoliProvided literature and advice to South Carolina DNR biologist on how to measure survival of stocked trout in reservoir tailwaters (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • William FisherParticipated in Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan meeting at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Joseph HightowerAnadromous Fish Habitat Restoration Workgroup. Ongoing from April 2005. (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Joseph HightowerKwak, T. J., and J. E. Hightower. 2005. Fish Surgical Techniques Workshop. Technical training for agency and utility company biologists to surgically implant radio or ultrasonic transmitters into fish. April 18, Raleigh, North Carolina. (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Craig PaukertMember, Science Committee, National Fish Habitat Initiative, 2005-present (April 2005 - Present)
  • Mike SamuelSpatial, temporal, and demographic patterns of CWD transmission. WDNR Health and Science Team, Madison, Wisconsin, March 2005. (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Duane DiefenbachMet with bear biologists from Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania to discuss survival and population estimation as well as aversive conditioning techniques for nuisance bears and possible multi-state research (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Paul Angermeierparticipated via telephone in a CALFED ERP Science Board meeting (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Sandy ClarkMember, Upper Mississippi River System Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program's Science Panel. (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Sammy KingServed as USGS Representative (and reforestation subcommittee co-chair) to the Lower Mississippi River Valley Joint Venture, Forest Management group. (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Daniel RobyLead Technical Advisor, Interagency Double-crested Cormorant Working Group, working group is tasked with developing a management plan to reduces losses of ESA-listed salmonids to double-crested cormorants nesting in the Columbia River estuary (March 2005 - Present)
  • Sammy KingServed on Ad Hoc Committee address USGS MOCC training requirements (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Kenneth BurnhamInvited participant in an international workshop "Protecting Apes from Eboloa" organized by the Max-Planck Institute for Anthropology (Germany)held at FWS HQ, Arlington,VA. (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Michael VaughanProvided Technical Assistance to the Virginia Department of Transportation on requirements and specifications for black bear highway underpass crossings. (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Sandy ClarkScience Advisor, The Nature Conservancy's Great Rivers Partnership (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Joseph HightowerWorkshop, invited talk. Hightower, J. E., and J. R. Bence. 2005. Strategies for estimating natural mortality of fishes. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Natural Mortality Workshop, Baltimore, MD. March 31-April 1, 2005. (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Richard MaleckiFor USGS Invasive Species Coordinator, William Gregg, reviewed management plan on mute swans, purple loosestrife, and common reed in Chesapeake Bay. (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to Felipe Cano, USFS, regarding development of IBIs for streams in Puerto Rico. (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to Cindy Kane (USFWS) regarding effects of eutrophication on Roanoke logperch. (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Sammy KingServed as RGEP panel reviewer (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Robert CarlineAssisted PA Fish and Boat Personnel with design of a state-wide angler survey on stocked trout streams (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Brian SlossFish Genetics Workshop, Wisconsin American Fisheries Society Sponsored (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to W. Hester (USFWS) regarding impacts of major dams on Roanoke logperch. (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Clay PierceResponded to a request from a Swedish university scientist for raw data from a cooperator-funded study. Provided a large set of raw data, developed documentation to explain the data, and provided a publication reprint. (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • J. Michael ScottPanel Member, Idaho Sage-Grouse Science Panel, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, February 2005. Boise iD (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Duane DiefenbachAssisted USFWS staff at Rappahannock NWR to conduct a pilot study to develop techniques for monitoring wintering grassland songbirds. (January 2005 - January 2005)
  • Richard MaleckiParticipated in a New York State Invasive Species Task Force questionnaire to establish a listing of professionals with expertise. (January 2005 - January 2005)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Dave Telesco with the Black Bear Conservation Committee on the process of organizing a Scientific Review Committee. (January 2005 - January 2005)
  • Robert CarlineParticipated in a Trout Working Group session that reviewed regulation proposals for the PA Fish and Boat Commission (January 2005 - January 2005)
  • Brian SlossProgram Review of Muskellunge Propagation, WDNR 2005 (January 2005 - January 2005)
  • Chuck BerryThe Nature Conservancy's (TNC) portfolio of streams that are of priority conservation importance is published (www.nature.org/Minnesota). Several South Dakota streams are included. Research Associate Steve Wall attended several meetings with TNC and provided advice on streams with Topeka shiners. (January 2005 - January 2005)
  • Raymond CarthyAssessing possible impact of a proposed bridge on the St. Joseph Peninsula on the sea grass beds and important juvenile sea turtle habitat. ( 2005 - 2008)
  • Megan La PeyreProvide assistance on project examining impacts of oil and gas pipelines on marsh habitats (January 2005 - January 2005)
  • Dave McGuireMember, Carbon Cycle Science Steering Group for the Carbon Cycle Interagency Working Group (January 2005 - December 2010)
  • Reynaldo PatiñoMember of Review Team for the San Marcos National Fish Hatchery and Technology Center (January 2005 - January 2005)
  • Duane DiefenbachServed on a science advisory committee meeting for the Eastern Rivers and Mountains Network (December 2004 - December 2004)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Dr. Jim Miller (Mississippi State) on the issue of baiting bears. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • Louis BenderCaptured and radio-collared elk for Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. Captured and radio-collared bull elk for Pueblo biologists with the Santa Clara Pueblo, NM. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • Melanie CulverInvited to participate on a jaguar conservation panel discussion at a jaguar meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • Richard MaleckiServed as a consultant to USFWS Migratory Bird Division on plans being drafted to open Canada goose hunting seasons in Back Bay, A, and northeastern NC. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • David GalatParticipated in U.S. FWS-U.S. Army COE Missouri River shallow water habitat monitoring design workshop. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • Duane DiefenbachParticipated in a 2-day workshop sponsored by the PA Game Commission to provide input on avian conservation in Pennsylvania. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to Leo Snead (VDOT) regarding the need for a fish survey in Elliott Creek. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • Chuck BerryHelped the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) (Connie Vicuna, Huron) estimate the screen mesh size needed to protect Topeka shiners from being entrained in irrigation pumps and other water withdraw sites and presented a project status report. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • David (Chip) Leslie Reviewed "Monitoring Avian Conservation: Rationale, Design, and Coordination," written by the Science and Research Committee of the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, November 2004. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • Richard NevesHank Hristienko of the Manitoba Wildlife Branch on (1)incidence of Chronic Wasting Disease in carnivores that feed on infected carcasses and (2)the use of hunting to solve bear-human conflicts. (October 2004 - October 2004)
  • Cecil JenningsEvaluate progress of implementation of Univ. of Virgin Islands' EPSCoR grant from the National Science Foundation. (October 2004 - October 2004)
  • Sammy KingGrand Cote National Wildlife Refuge (October 2004 - October 2004)
  • Stanley Andersonseting guidelines for wind tower construction and sage grouse (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Robert AnthonyProvide technical assistance regarding Ecology and Conservation of Washington Ground Squirrels. 2000 - present. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Robert AnthonyProvide technical assistance to several agencies regarding Conservation of Northern Spotted Owls. 1992 - present. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Robert AnthonyProvide technical assistance to several agencies regarding management of Bald Eagles. 1979 - present. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Robert AnthonyTechnical assistance regarding Ecology and Conservation of Columbian White-tailed Deer. 1995 - present. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • William FisherAssisted USGS-WRD personnel with sampling fish in the North Canadian River, Oklahoma for the NAWQA mercury contamination survey. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Barry GrandAlabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Commision Deer Management Committee (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerWorkshop, invited plenary talk. Hightower, J. E., and J. R. Bence. 2004. Strategies for estimating natural mortality of fishes. Lake Whitefish Natural Mortality Workshop, Great Lakes Fisheries Commission, Ann Arbor, MI, September 21-22, 2004. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Hiram LiEvaluation of candidates for the Brockhouse Award for team research. National Science & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Hiram LiEvaluation of the Abernathy Fish Technology Center. US Fish and Wildlife Service (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Hiram LiEvaluation of urban stormwater mitigation, habitat monitoring, watershed restoration efforts to recover salmon. Governor's Independent Science Panel for Salmon Recovery (Washington State). (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Hiram LiBouwes, N. (ed), P. Bayley, M. Bowen, D. Butcher, C. Jordan, P. Larsen, H. Li, M. Newsome and J. Ruzycki. 2004. Analytical framework and study plan outline: The United States Bureau of Reclamation - funded John Day River OR research (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Hiram LiCSS Workshop participant: Fish Passage Center. Columbia Basin Fishery Agencies and Tribes. Comparative Survival Study Workshop. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Hiram LiFriendly review of a book chapter for Dr. Virginia Butler of Portland State University concerning technical elements concerning fish identification by Lewis and Clark on their Voyage of Discovery. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Hiram LiModeling of risks to salmon recovery using hatcheries RAMP (Risk Assessment Monitoring Project). (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Aaron CushingProvided a literature review and summary for two topics as requested by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Abby PowellResearch Grade Evaluation Panel, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted USFWS in ranking threats to Roanoke logperch. (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • Charles BirkelandGave a talk on important or key factors on which to focus for Census of Marine Life (CoML) and then advised in group discussions, 16 and 17 August 2004. (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • William FisherParticipated in Working Group on Healthy Fish Habitats: Creating Benchmarks for Success, at American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Madison, WI, 22 August 2004 (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerServe on Diadromous Fish Technicial Advisory Committee, Roanoke River (ongoing) (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerGreen Sturgeon Biological Review Team, 2004 (National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center) (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • Leandro MirandaAssisted USGS Water Resources Division collect fish for annual NAWQUA sampling (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • R. WrightScientific Advisory Panel for the NPS Rocky Mountain I&M Network. Participated in workshops to develop a long-term monitoring plan and in plan review. (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • Clint BoalInvited Forest Bird Panel Expert for review of the Minnesota Wildlife Resource Assessment Project and the Minnesota Gap Analysis Project. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Kenneth BurnhamStephen's kangaroo rat monitoring workshop for MCB Camp Pendleton. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Louis BenderDeveloped habitat management plans for San Andres National Wildlife Refuge with goal of enhancing habitat for the state-endangered desert bighorn sheep and desert mule deer, a Species of Concern in NM. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Clint BoalReview Team Member; Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Habitat Management Review. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Chuck BerryHelped E. Laux (Omaha) find literature on the benefits to riparian zones to stream water quality to calculate benefits in the upper Big Sioux River watershed. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Clint BoalSite visits with private landowners to discuss strategies to protect and conserve ferruginous hawk nest trees and scope sites for establishment of man-made nesting platforms. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Walt DuffyServed as member of two NOAA technical recovery teams for ESA listed species, 1) coho salmon in the southern Oregon/northern California ESU and 2) coho salmon in the Oregon Coast ESU. (July 2004 - July 2008)
  • William FisherParticipated in animal and ecoregion workshops at Oklahoma Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy Conference, Stillwater, OK, 13-14 July 2004 (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Barry GrandUSDA/NRCS Alabama Farm Bill Committee (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Richard MaleckiProvided assistance to Kevin Whelan, USGS, on native American activites involving the New York Unit for a special meeting on USGS and Native American liaisons. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Richard MaleckiTechnical Advisor for New York State Invasive Species Task Force (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Daniel RobyProvided to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Army Corps of Engineers, and NOAA Fisheries during preparation of the draft Environmental Impact Statement for management of Caspian terns in the Columbia River estuary. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Michael VaughanInformation on techniques to determine food preferences of bears, provided to Dr. Mel Hsiu Hwang of Taiwan, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Stanley Andersonhome construction and bird damage (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Scott BonarAGFD Research Branch - Advised on a striped bass research project (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Melanie CulverTechnical advise on various aspects of genetic techniques from protocols for DNA extraction from hair, bone, saliva, and feather samples to recommending primers for species identification, sex determination (birds, bears, and felids) and microsatellite amplification (bears and felids). Also provide advise on data analysis. (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • William FisherMet with FWS Region 2 Research Coordinator, Regional Director, Assistant Regional Directors, USGS Center Directors, and other Unit Scientists from the region in Austin, TX to discuss FWS research needs and OK Coop Unit research projects and capabilities. (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • David GalatMember of 9-person steering committee for Pallid Sturgeon Research Needs Workshop held by USGS-FWS-COE-EPA; facilitated discussion among participant workgroups and edited draft report. (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • David GalatAssisted U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and lower Missouri River states in developing a shallow water monitoring plan (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Chris GrueTechnical Advisory Committee Lead Shot Ingestion of Swans Wintering in Washington State and British Columbia (June 2004 - Present)
  • David KrementzI am a member of the Arkansas Waterfowl team. We meet quarterly and discuss waterfowl action items and proposed research projects. (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Richard MaleckiAssisted NYSDEC in a special project to translocate nuisance Canada geese from NYC suburbs to the central part of the state. (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Richard NevesAssist FWS Regions 3, 4 , and 5 with mussel related questions. (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Donna ParrishServed on Fish Team of Vermont 's Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy. (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Daniel RobyProvided to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, consultation on research priorities and approaches for seabird populations nesting on the refuge. (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Michael VaughanStudy design for collection of hair for DNA sampling, provided to Pocosin Lakes and Alligator River NWRs (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Michael VaughanInformation on bear physiology, provided to Dr. Steven Caldwell, University of Virginia (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, compiled technical reports, and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Management Board (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Petra Woodmet with FWS biologists in a workshop to discuss a central Appalachian conservation initiative and to present data from studies on cerulean warblers (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Louis BenderAssisted in development of harvest strategies and harvest data collection programs for the Fee Hunting operation on Corona Rangeland and Livestock Research Center, New Mexico State University. Also developed and conduct all population monitoring programs and harvest permit levels for mule deer and pronghorn on CRLRC. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Steven ChippsTo U.S. Department of Justice: reviewed and commented on a federal litigation case involving a wetlands restoration plan; served as an expert witness in United States v. Cundiff. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Chuck BerryHelped National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Biologist Jim Finnigan plan a floodplain dugout with respect to lessening chances for the dugout to become a sink for Topeka shiners. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Scott BonarAdvised BLM attorneys and biologists on the effects of elevated water temperatures on fishes of the San Pedro River, Arizona (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Courtney ConwayProvided periodic expert opinion to the Yuma Clapper Rail Advisory Team, a multi-agency group organized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The team makes recommendations regarding management and recovery of the federally-endangered Yuma Clapper Rail and coordinates activities among all federal, state, and tribal governments. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Courtney ConwayAssisted Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists and British Columbia biologists in a collaborative assistance effort to capture burrowing owls in Washington for use in the BC captive breeding program. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Walt DuffyServed on steering committee and participated in two workshops to develop a state fish monitoring program in California. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • David FultonProvided a review of research findings concerning the social aspects of trout management in SE Minnesota. May 3, 2004. Lanesboro, MN (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • David GalatPosition Reviewer, Fisheries Research Biologist 11/12, Columbia Environmental Research Center (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerPresented talk entitled "Striped bass and American shad spawning habitat in the Neuse River" at meeting of state and federal agencies with U. S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding flow management in Neuse River. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Richard MaleckiProvided materials and technical advice for satellite-tracking pink-footed geese in Europe to National Environmental Research Institute of Denmark. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Mike SamuelAvian malaria dynamics along an elevational gradiente in Hawaii: A model simulation. Meeting in infectious diseases at Emory University, May 2004. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Michael VaughanInformation on black bear population dynamics, provided to VDGIF on a continuing basis (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Stanley Andersonpredator management and sage grouse (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Courtney ConwayConsulted with biologists at Arizona Game and Fish Department regarding suitable locations and appropriate designs for installation of artificial nest burrows for burrowing owls in southern Arizona. (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Duane DiefenbachParticipated in a workshop to develop a risk assessment procedure for chronic wasting disease in cervids for use by state wildlife agencies (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Duane DiefenbachSurveyed heron rookery on Susquehanna River (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Megan La PeyreIdentification of old fish samples for Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Refuge Division (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • David OtisServed on expert ad hoc team asked to provide guidance to IAFWA, USGS, FWS on protocols for Coordinated Bird Monitoring in North America (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Craig PaukertWorkshop participant on sampling design for fish and wildlife in Colorado Plateau National Parks (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Jim PetersonMember USFWS Bull Trout Recovery Monitoring and Evaluation Group (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomInvited participant, Workshop on Research Priorities, relating to the decline of sea otter populations in southwestern Alaska. Alaska SeaLife Center and US Fish and Wildlife Service. 5-7 April 2004 (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Michael VaughanDetermining black bear habitat requirments, assistance provided to Hank Hristinko, Manitoba Department of Conservation. (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Chuck BerryResearch Associate Steve Wall attended the aquatic conservation planning meeting for the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregion; Wall advised on distribution of fishes, especially the endangered Topeka shiner. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Colleen CaldwellProvided native fishes to the Museum of Natural History in Las Cruces. Provided assistance with the design and set-up of the exhibit as well as periodic evaluation of diet and water quality. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Robert CarlineParticipated on a panel to review selection criteria for state wildlife grants. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Courtney ConwayMet with National Park Service biologists regarding research necessary to demonstrate a link between groundwater depletion and viability of bird populations in Saguaro National Park. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Courtney ConwayProvided expert advice to Town of Marana and Arizona Game and Fish Department on burrowing owl habitat preferences and land use as part of their efforts to develop a Habitat Conservation Plan. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Duane DiefenbachAssisted state fisheries biologists in developing a sampling design to assess fisher use of wild trout streams in Pennsylvania (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Terri DonovanVermont Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy - Integration Team Member and Database Design (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Terri DonovanTenure review, Michigan Tech University (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Thomas EdwardsProvided advice and technical assistance to the Director, FWS R1, on whether the marbled murrelett should be de-listed. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • David GalatInvited participant, Collaborative adaptive assessment of integrated alternatives for adaptive management on a pilot stretch of the Missouri River, Lied Conference Center, Nebraska City, NE (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Richard MaleckiProvided technical assistance to BLM personnel in Nevada on attaching satellite transmitters to sage grouse. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Mike SamuelDemographic patterns of CWD prevalence in a high-density white-tailed deer population report. Wisconsin DNR CWD Research Meeting, Madison, WI, March 2004. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Mike SamuelInterspecies transmission of chornic wasting disease: Identification and testing of potentially affected species. Wisconsin DNR CWD Research Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, March 2004. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Mike SamuelPresentation of Deer removal and spatial patterns of CWD in south-central Wisconsin report. Wisconsin DNR CWD Research Meeting, Madison, WI. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Mike SamuelRisk of CWD Transmission Associated with Supplemental Feeding and Baiting of Free-ranging White-tailed Deer. Wisconsin DNR CWD Research Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, March 2004. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • J. Michael ScottRecovery Management Agreements Workshop on Development of formal management agreements that would provide assurances of continued management of endangered species following de-listing (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • R. WrightServe on the scientific advisory board of the NPS Interior Columbia Basin I&M network. Participated in workshops to develop a long-term monitoring plan and help in plan review and revision. (March 2004 - March 2004)
  • Chuck BerryResearch Associate Steve Wall helped with formulating the Biological Opinion for best management practices for construction at road crossings over streams inhabited by Topeka shiners. (February 2004 - February 2004)
  • Robert CarlineAssisted state biologist with designing a sampling program for detection of PCBs at fish hatcheries. (February 2004 - February 2004)
  • Courtney ConwayProvided expert opinions to biologists in US Bureau of Land Management and Arizona Game and Fish Department regarding efforts to revegetate a large burned area along the Colorado River to help restore habitat for the state-endangered California Black Rail. The 2 agencies were developing a management plan for the revegetation effort and the scientist exchanged many emails and had numerous phone conversations with them to advise them with their revegetation plan. (February 2004 - February 2004)
  • Melanie CulverParticipated in conference call for board members of Trout Unlimited regarding genetic issues relevant to endangered fishes. (February 2004 - February 2004)
  • Cecil JenningsMember of External Advisory Committee for the First Upper Klamath Basin Science Workshop. (February 2004 - February 2004)
  • David OtisServed on expert panel of waterfowl biologists to review and make recommendations to USFWS regarding allocation process for Migratory Bird Conservation Funds (February 2004 - February 2004)
  • Daniel RobyProvided to Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries for estimation of predation rates by fish-eating birds on ESA-listed salmonids from the Columbia River. (February 2004 - February 2004)
  • Louis BenderAnalysis of prey items in mountain lion scats, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, San Andres National Wildlife Refuge. This technical assistance involved identification of puma prey items from scats collected by USFWS biologists from San Andres National Wildlife Refuge, during a period when both desert bighorn sheep and desert mule deer both achieved historic low population densities on SANWR. (January 2004 - February 2004)
  • Kenneth BurnhamWorkshop on the comprehensive analysis of northern spotted owl demography data ("Northern Spotted Owl Demography Workshop".) Second workshop dealt with capture-recapture and fecundity and some covariates and habitat data.) (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Kenneth BurnhamAnthony, R., D. Anderson, K. Burnham, G. C. White, A. B. Franklin, and J. Nichols. Workshop on Analysis of Demographic Rates of Northern Spotted Owls. Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Corvallis, Oregon (6-11 January 2004). (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Scott BonarAdvised Salt River Project personnel on effects of introduced fishes on native fishes in the Verde River, Arizona (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Robert CarlineAssisted state biologists with designing an angler survey for wild trout streams (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Michael ConroyMember of Scientific Review Team for independent review of scientific lliterature used to support Florida Panther recovery. (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Stephen DeStefanoHabitat availability for vulnerable species in the forests of the Gorbea National Park, Northern Spain; review and comment of habitat characteristics for northern goshawks, 15 Jan. 2004. (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerBlue Crab Fishery Management Plan, Scientific Advisory Panel, NC Marine Fisheries Commission, April 2002-January 2004. (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Megan La PeyreProvide assistance on ecological analysis of project quantifying habitat impacts of oil and gas pipelines in the coastal zone (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Milo RichmondTechnical Advisor for New York State Invasive Species Task Force (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Carl SchreckPlasma steroid Radioimmunoassays, vitellogenin, and histological analysis (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomProvided time series data on abundance of black abalones at San Nicolas Island, California, to the Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. Data will be used to assess the status of black abalone populations in the context of possible listing pursuant to the Endangered Species Act. (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Petra WoodProvided data from our studies to the USFS Fernow Experimental Forest for use in their EIS and to Monongahela National Forest for use in their forest plan revision. (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Petra Woodprovided cerulean warbler data to USFWS and to USFS for their status reviews and to Cornell Univ for the Cerulean Warbler Atlas Project, 2001 and 2003 (December 2003 - December 2003)
  • Kenneth BurnhamAttended TAG meeting in Windhoek, Namibia (December 2003 - December 2003)
  • David GalatParticipated in MRBA's Monitoring Stakeholder Forum, Kansas City, MO (December 2003 - December 2003)
  • Dan MagoulickExplained how the ARCFWRU could benefit the USFWS Ozark Ecosystem Team. (December 2003 - December 2003)
  • David OtisServed on expert panel of quantitative ecologists and fisheries biologists to provide advice on population parameter estimation protocols for management of endangered fish in the Colorado River (December 2003 - December 2003)
  • Paul SievertDeveloped a model to simulate population growth of black-footed albatrosses on Torishima, Japan (December 2003 - December 2003)
  • Petra Woodconsulted with USGS staff member re mountaintop mining EIS (December 2003 - December 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted the US Air Force in developing a biomonitoring program for aquatic systems in Ft. Eglin, FL. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted VDGIF in ranking fish species with respect to conservation need. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Chuck BerrySupplied a synopsis of the James River fish studies since 1989, and all relevant reprints and theses to Eric Laux (402-221-7186), who is overseeing the EIS on the James River Restoration Program proposed by the James River WDD. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Kenneth HigginsConferred with the COE staff at Yankton (Casey Kruse) to plan a workshop on terns and plovers; coordinated national tern and plover meetings in 1993 and 1998. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • David (Chip) Leslie Provided technical review of the "Critical Impact Assessment for the Endangered Alabama Beach Mouse" for Region 4 of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Office. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Richard NevesAssist Department of Justice with NRDA cases on mussels. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Paul SievertProvided information on rat control in seabird colonies to the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Francisco VilellaProvide technical assistance to Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources on restoration and management of coastal wetlands. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Francisco VilellaEvaluate status of bat species of concern for the Mississippi Museum of Natural Sciences. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Kenneth BurnhamCITES/MIKE "Mike Dung Count Task Force Meeting" held at USFWS HQ (Arlington, VA) sponsored by Division of International Conservation. This meeting initiated the formal establishment of standards (for MIKE sites that will use) for population surveys based on elephant dung count (line transects) surveys combined with decay rate studies and defecation studies. The ultimate result will be guidelines and protocols for design, implementation and field conduct of such studies in Central adn Western Africa, India and Southeast Asia. (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Louis BenderCaptured, radio-collared, and assessed for condition and pregnancy elk on Ft. Riley, KS for U.S. Department of Defense and Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit biologists. (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted TNC in ranking threats to aquatic biota in the Roanoke and Chowan river drainages of VA. (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • I. BallEvaluation of proposed Highway 93 Wildlife Crossings (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • David GalatInvited speaker and technical resource, Missouri Department of Conservation Big Rivers/wetland Workshop (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • David GalatInvited participant to USGS Dialog on Science Impact, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Columbia, MO (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Clay PierceResponded to request for case study material for use in multivariate statistics workshop at ECOSUR in Chetumal, Mexico. Provided raw data and multivariate analysis from published research. (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Daniel RobyTechnical Advisor, Seabird Monitoring Work Group for Region 1 and Region 8 of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (October 2003 - February 2011)
  • Daniel RobyProvided to Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge as part of the Refuge's biological review. (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomTechnical peer review of a draft cooperative research agreement between Region 7, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC). Done at the invitation of ASLC. (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Francisco VilellaProvide technical advice and assistance to the Puerto Rican Parrot recovery program on issues dealing with raptor predation of captive-reared parrots used in release and reintroduction program. (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Bruce VondracekTechnical Advisory Committee, member, Rice Creek Watershed District Hardwood Creek Biological TMDL study 2003-2004 for the first biological TMDL implemented in Minnesota (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Phil BettoliProvided a technical review of a final report prepared by Iranian and Russian biologists on the status of Caspian Sea sturgeon stock and submitted to the U.S.F.W.S., Office of Scientific Authority. (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Walt DuffyServed as member of the California state coho salmon recovery team. (September 2003 - June 2005)
  • Sammy KingBiological Review, D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Sammy KingParticipated in refuge review for D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Dan MagoulickProvided advice and help with multivariate statistics to Missouri Department of Conservation and Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection. (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Richard MaleckiSubmitted research update on mute swan project in Chesapeake Bay to USGS Public Affairs Specialist Carolyn Bell for possible use in Directors' end of fiscal year speech. (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Donna ParrishServed on district biologist search committee for Vermont Fish and Wildlife (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Brian SlossInvited and participaed as a member of the Lake Michigan Lake Sturgeon Technical Committee. Provided insight and recommendations into genetic concerns related to Lake Sturgeon rehabilitation effords (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomInvited participant, Workshop on northern abalone and environmental constraints on northwest marine invertebrate species. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Friday Harbor, Washington. 9-11 September 2003 (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Michael VaughanProvided assistance to the Florida Fish and Game Department on black bear cub survival. (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Phil BettoliAssisted Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency biologists in preparing a manuscript on efficacy of different fish sampling gears. (August 2003 - August 2003)
  • Courtney ConwayAsked to participate in a series of conference calls by the tri-national Commission for Environmental Conservation (CEC) to make recommendations on research recommendations for Burrowing Owls. (August 2003 - August 2003)
  • David FultonAttended coldwater resources roundtable facilitated by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to develop a strategic plan for coldwater resources manamgement in southeast Minnesota, Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, 16 August 2003 (August 2003 - August 2003)
  • Jim LayzerAssisted North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission in the evaluation of the mussel fauna in a regulated stream. (August 2003 - August 2003)
  • Leandro MirandaAssisted USGS Water Division collect fish for annual NAWQUA sampling. (August 2003 - August 2003)
  • Richard NevesProvided Bob Graham- Virginia Electric Power Company- with information on the James spinymussel and how the comoany could support restoration of the species. (August 2003 - August 2003)
  • Brian SlossInvited to and attended WI DNR's Annual Fish Propagation Meeting wherer I discussed genetic principles and quidelines with various agency personnel (August 2003 - August 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided data and advice on assessing biotic integrity of low-gradient streams for the MA Division of Fish and Wildlife. (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • Jack CullyPresentation on the effects of plague on black-tailed prairie dogs (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • Duane DiefenbachProvided evalation of efficacy of sampling hunter-killed deer to detect presence of chronic wasting disease in Pennsylvania (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • David FultonAttended and presented at Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, summer Fisheries Research meeting, Aitken, MN, 15-16 July 2003 (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • David GalatParticipated in "Workshop on ecological responses of river systems to flow change, Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Center, Albury, Australia. (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • Steven HughesThroughout the year technical assistance was provided to state, federal, and private individuals with regard to fish nutrition, fish culture system design and maintenance, and the design and maintenance of crab shedding facilities. (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • David KrementzI assisted the AGFC waterfowl biologist design and analyze some waterfowl data. (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • Dan MagoulickHelped Ozark National Forest personnel with design of forestry impact studies on lotic ecosystems. (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • Erin SnyderAttended a meeting at the Huntsdale Fish Hatchery to assist the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission with a plan to identify the source(s) of PCBs in hatchery fish. (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierConducted assessment of habitat suitability for Roanoke logperch at three road crossings in Fort Pickett. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • David AndersonI was one of the organizers of the 4th Northern Spotted Owl Demography Workshop held at Oregon State University, January 4-11, 2004. I also participated as a junior analyst and helped draft the technical report and Wildlife Monograph that resulted from this effort. (June 2003 - December 2005)
  • Robert CarlineAssisted in a horseshoe crab survey. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Courtney ConwayProvided recommendations for how to improve management of wildlife on Havasu National Wildlife Refuge as an invited outside member of a technical review panel (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Courtney ConwayAssisted Washington Department of Fish and Wildife biologists and British Columbia biologists in a collaborative assistance effort to capture burrowing owls in Washington for use in the BC captive breeding program. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Courtney ConwayAssisted Director of School of Renewable Natural Resources and Development Office of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences with obtaining land, cabin, and endowment from a potential donor. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • William FisherParticipated in Oklahoma-Texas proposed water sale project planning meetings in June, July, August and October 2002 with FWS-ES, ODWC, and TNC personnel. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • David GalatTechnical adviser to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on their Biological Opinion to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Operation of the Missouri River. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Joseph HightowerServed on Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan Development Team (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Dan MagoulickProvided information and advice to Hobbs State Park personnel regarding impacts of parking lot construction on stream fish and invertebrates. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Michael VaughanProvided assistance to Manitoba Wildlife Department on bear behavior and physiology in relation to a bear attack there. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Michael VaughanProvided assistance to the Lincoln Zoo on caring for bears over winter (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, compiled technical reports, and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Management Board (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Dave BeauchampServe on technical, research, and oversight committees for the Lake Washington Basin and Cedar River watershed's Habitat Conservation Plan (May 2003 - Present)
  • Courtney ConwayOne of 15 scientists invited by NPS (I was ornitholgical expert) to participate in the Madrona Pools Pulse project and workshop to evaluate a sensitive area of the national park and make recommendations on several proposed development options. (May 2003 - May 2003)
  • William FisherMet with FWS Region 2 Research Coordinator, Regional Director, Assistant Regional Directors, USGS Center Directors, and other Unit Scientists from the region in Albuquerque, NM, to discuss FWS research needs and OK Coop Unit research capabilities. (May 2003 - May 2003)
  • David FultonProvided a continuing education workshop to the Minnesota Chapter of the American Fisheries Society focused on public involvement processes. (May 2003 - May 2003)
  • David GalatAssisted Environmental Defense Fund in reviewing fish floodplain use information on middle Mississippi River (New Madrid floodway). (May 2003 - May 2003)
  • Richard MaleckiDesigned and implemented a movement study of pintail ducks wintering in South Carolina (May 2003 - May 2003)
  • Thomas MartinServed on Panel to review and rank proposals for funding (May 2003 - May 2003)
  • Alexander ZaleInvited Participant, Greater Yellowstone Network Vital Signs Monitoring Workshop (May 2003 - May 2003)
  • Kenneth BurnhamCITES-MIKE TAG meeting. A variety of technical issues were dealt with for example how to interpret data, on illegal activities recorded by the enforcement patrols. Some sort of catch-per-unit-effort approach is needed, but what to use for "effort." (April 2003 - April 2003)
  • Phaedra BudyBull Trout Recovery Monitoring and Evaluation Group. (April 2003 - April 2003)
  • Duane DiefenbachSurvey heron rookery on Susquehanna River (April 2003 - April 2003)
  • David GalatWorked with Columbia Environmental Research Center staff to develop and submit comprehensive research preproposal to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on pallid sturgeon ecological requirements of the pallid and shovelnose sturgeon in the Missouri River: a research strategy. (April 2003 - April 2003)
  • Sammy KingParticipated in a reforestation workshop (April 2003 - April 2003)
  • Jim LayzerWorked with the Nature Conservancy on the progress of a conservation flow regime for a flood control dam. (April 2003 - Present)
  • Richard NevesAssisted Department of Justice with the Ohio River mussel kill at Marietta, OH. (April 2003 - April 2003)
  • Brian SlossInvited to and attended WI DNR Fish and Habitat Quarterly Meeting where I fielded questions and provided feedback to questions from DNR employees regarding genetic concerns of the program (April 2003 - April 2003)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomTechnical reviewer, National recovery strategy for the sea otter (Enhydra lutris) in Canada. Requested by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 15 April 2003. Written review provided 7 May 2003. (April 2003 - April 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided advice on surveying and monitoring rare aquatic species. (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • Scott BonarBonar, S. A. Desert Fishes Conservation Team – Arizona Game and Fish Department – Makes recommendations to AGFD Management on Desert Fish activities statewide. Coordinates activities with other agencies. Member March 2003 to present. (March 2003 - Present)
  • Richard MaleckiHelped coordinate development and implementation of a satellite tracking study on movements of brant in the Atlantic Flyway. (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • Richard MaleckiProvided technical assistance for a study on "Survival and harvest of Southern James Bay Population Canada geese" that the Unit is involved in at the request of the central office in Reston, VA. (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • Richard MaleckiProvided assistance to Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries on project design for tracking wintering mallard ducks using vhf and satellite transmitters. (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • Mike MitchellParticipated in AU Wildlife Faculty retreat for designing new undergraduate curriculum. (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • David OtisCo-author of National Mourning Dove Strategic Harvest Management Plan (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • Donna ParrishParrish, D.L., Stritzel, J.L., Rudstam, L.G., Parker, S.L., and P.J. Sullivan. Workshop on rainbow smelt population dynamics for Lake Champlain Fisheries Technical Committee. (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomTechnical guidance provided to Mr. Joel Bourne, National Geographic Society, for an article on wildlife along the coast of Alaska. (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • David GalatStudy concept: life-history requirements for recovery of age-0 Scaphirhynchus sturgeon in the lower Missouri River. Briefing to Brigadier General W. Grisoli, Commander, NW Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Columbia, MO. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Robert CarlineConducted groundwater sampling on Big Spring Creek. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Courtney ConwayProvided recommendations to USFWS Ecological Services Office on approaches for standardizing requirements for permit requests to conduct surveys on endangered Yuma Clapper Rails and training needed for agency biologists to conduct surveys. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Melanie CulverAccepted invitation to become a member of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Bi-national Ocelot Recovery Team, Technical Subcommittee. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Melanie CulverVolunteered to participate in the 2003 Mountain Lion Track Survey in the Tucson Mountain District of Saguaro National Park (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Duane DiefenbachProvided technical advice to New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife regarding methods of estimating abundance of black bears (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Terri DonovanPopulation modeling of sea lamprey life history (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • William FisherParticipated in Ecologically Sustainable Water Management Orientation Workshop in Edmond, Oklahoma on 27 February 2003 to discuss proposed sale of water from southern Oklahoma reservoirs and rivers to Texas. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Kenneth HigginsAdvised the staff of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge Headquarters, Winona, Minnesota, on integrating river folk culture activities with National Wildlife Refuge missions. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Joseph HightowerWorkshop: Tagging Models: Estimating Population Size and Mortality. W. Pine, K. Pollock, and J. E. Hightower. 2003 Spring Meeting, Southern Division, American Fisheries Society, Wilmington, NC. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Richard MaleckiTook lead role in coordination and development of a study to examine molt migration of Flyway Resident Population Canada geese in NY-PA-NJ-MA-CT-ME-MD using satellite telemetry. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Leandro MirandaWrote code for a computer program to simulate effects of water level on oxygen concentration in Klamath Lake, California-Oregon (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • David OtisBriefing for Flyway Technical Committees, IAFWA, USFWS on status of mourning dove population modeling,national banding program. 15 presentations beteen 4/03 to present. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Donna ParrishServed on search committee for two district fisheries biologists for Vermont Fish and Wildlife (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Erin SnyderAssisted Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission with determining the best methods to assess PCB concentrations in water at the state fish hatchery in Huntsdale, PA. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Erin SnyderParticipated in a meeting of the Product and Process Review Committee, Pennsylvania Dirt and Gravel Roads Program. Purpose was to provide toxicological expertise. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Louis BenderEvaluated of long-term population trends of the state-endangered desert bighorn sheep, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, San Andres National Wildlife Refuge. This technical assistance was requested by USFWS to determine which factors (density dependence, precipitation, predation) were most important in determining long-term population dynamics of desert bighorn sheep on SANWR. (January 2003 - January 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided information and advice on revocery of Roanoke logperch (January 2003 - January 2003)
  • Scott BonarAssisted with questions on standardized sampling in Arizona (January 2003 - January 2003)
  • Courtney ConwayMet with Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society's Burrowing Owl coordinator to discuss ways their society could contribute to burrowing owl recovery in the state of Washington. (January 2003 - January 2003)
  • Chris GrueMember, FIFRA Science Advisory Panel, Food Quality Protection Act Board, US EPA, Washington, D.C. (January 2003 - January 2003)
  • R. WrightConducting moose research n conjuction with Idaho Dept of Fish & Game (January 2003 - January 2003)
  • Petra WoodCerulean warbler workshop that brought together 65 researchers and managers from the breeding and wintering range of the cerulean warbler. This workshop, planned and implemented by the CWTG steering committee, developed a broad-based, pro-active strategy for cerulean warbler conservation. The Breeding Season Research Group, of which I am a member, developed a research design for a range-wide study that addressed the majority of the research needs identified by the CWTG. We are now implementing that study. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Mark BainThe New York Unit provided the U.S. leadership for environmental investigations and analyses needed for the Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence Study of the International Joint Commission. The Commission has placed the responsiblity for environmental study planning and expenditures in the U.S. and Canada Leads. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Eric BergersenAssisted Colorado Division of Wildlife biologist in drafting habitat restoration plan for Fort Collins City Park Lake. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Robert CarlineHelped Trout Unlimited chapter set up an environmental fellowship for a graduate student and screened applicants. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Duane DiefenbachServed on a interdisciplinary, multi-agency team to develop guidelines for development and conduct of scientifically sound surveillance programs for detecting Chronic Wasting Disease in free-ranging cervids, U.S. Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center, Madison, Wisconsin, (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Richard MaleckiThe New York Unit continues its involvement in planning and development of the Montezuma Wetland Complex Research Institute in central New York through representation on the steering committee for the complex and research directed at meeting management needs on the area. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Richard MaleckiProvided input and collaboration which contributed to a dissertation by Dr. Tony Fox of the National Environmental Research Institute in Denmark titled, "The Greenland White-fronted goose: the annual cycle of a migratory herbivore on the European continental fringe." (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • David OtisParticipate as an invited member of USGS/NWHC sponsored workshop on development of surveillance strategies for chronic wasting disease; Present 2 lectures and co-aothor subsequent workshop proceedings (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Milo RichmondUnit staff and associates are actively involved with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Biodiversity Conservation Project Work Team in an outreach and Extension effort in the Hudson River Valley. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Paul SievertDeveloped a demographic model to simulate the growth of the Blanding's turtle population in Massachusetts. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Paul SievertDeveloped a demographic model to simulate the growth of the spotted turtle population in Massachusetts. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomInvited participant, Workshop on Monitoring of Marine Mammals and Seabirds in the National Marine Sanctuary System, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Santa Cruz, California. 10-11 December 2002. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • R. WrightDeveloped a landscape priority plan for the Palouse Land Trust. (December 2002 - December 2002)
  • Louis BenderEvaluation of population estimation methods (aerial sightability models), New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. This resulted in the identification of weaknesses in survey strategies and estimators used by NMDGF, and the initiation of research to develop locally applicable population estimators for New Mexico?s varied habitats. (November 2002 - November 2002)
  • Robert CarlineAdvised PA Fish & Boat Commission on a groundwater sampling protocol at Huntsdale Hatchery. (November 2002 - November 2002)
  • Robert CarlineConducted a redd survey on Big Spring Creek for the PA Fish & Boat Commission. (November 2002 - November 2002)
  • Richard MaleckiServed on the USGS Research Grade Evaluation Panel. (November 2002 - November 2002)
  • Paul SievertDeveloped a model to simulate the population growth of the endangered short-tailed albatross. (November 2002 - November 2002)
  • Courtney ConwayProvided recommendations to USFWS employees regarding effects of various kinds of development and various kinds of wetland manipulation on endangered rails in the southwestern U.S. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • William KrohnThe Maine Unit provides a wide variety of technical assistance to Cooperators and the public. For example, this last year Krohn assisted the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in developing an objective method for selecting towns to be sampled as part of the MDIFW/USFWS ecoregional study in northwestern Maine. The method was based on a lynx habitat model recently completed by the University's Department of Wildlife Ecology and the Maine Unit. This assistance lead to additional work, that is on-going, investigating the habitat ecology of snowshoe hare and Canada lynx relative to partial harvesting in the Acadian forest. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • Richard MaleckiAssisted the Assistant Director of the Latin American Program for the Wildlife Conservation Society (at Bronx Zoo) in implementing a satellite telemetry study of Andean flamingos in Argentina. They were successful in capturing and marking 5 birds this past year. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • Dave McGuireMember, Science Steering Committee for the Arctic Community-wide Hydrological Analysis and Monitoring Program (Arctic-CHAMP), which is a program supported through the Arctic System Science (ARCSS) Activity of the National Science Foundation (2002 - present) (October 2002 - September 2010)
  • 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)
  • Richard NevesCoordinated the collection of mussels from the Middle Fork Holston River, VA and Kentucky Lake, TN for CLiff Starliper at the National Fish Health Lab. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • Clay PierceResponded to request for case study material for use in web-based bio-statistics course at University of Canberra, Australia. Provided raw data and multivariate analysis from published research. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomTechnical review of draft Report, Orca Recovery Conference, Seattle, Washington, 31 May through 2 June 2002. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Hank Hristienko with the Manitoba Department of Natural Resouces on cannibalsim in black bears. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • R. WrightWorkshop on federal land management agencies policies, administrative structure, and management philosphies. Given to the Nature Conservancy Smith Fellowship Program. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • Eric BergersenToured Horsetooth Reservoir near Ft. Collins, CO with CDOW biologist to evaluate ridges built by crews from Northern CO Water Conservancy District as part of first phase of habitat restoration project for reservoir. Bergersen is technical coordinator for project. (September 2002 - September 2002)
  • Robert CarlineProvided recommendations on designing a trout spawning survey to Trout Unlimited Watershed Coordinator, Amy Gottesfeld. (September 2002 - September 2002)
  • Courtney ConwayProvided advice and consultation to Arizona Game and Fish Department biologist who was writing a species account for the Arizona Breeding Bird Atlas. (September 2002 - September 2002)
  • Courtney ConwayProvided advice on ways to estimate detection probability during standardized call-broadcast surveys for wetland birds. (September 2002 - September 2002)
  • David FultonProvided social science technical expertise during 3, 4-day planning workshops to develop the Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Sherburne NWR July 2001, March 2002, September 2002. (September 2002 - September 2002)
  • David GalatParticipated, and served as discussion leader for Ecologically Sustainable Water Management, Snake River, Idaho, at The Nature Conservancy's Working Retreat. (September 2002 - September 2002)
  • David KrementzAs a member of the Woodcock Task Force, I have helped develop guidelines for management and research of American woodcock to be considered by state, federal and NGO organizations. (September 2002 - September 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)
  • Louis BenderAided New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Biologists in development of mitigation recommendations for areas burned by extensive wildfires. (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • Kenneth BurnhamTraveled to Oregon Wildlife Research Unit to discuss technical issues about statistical analysis of northern spotted owl data at their request. (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • Courtney ConwayPanel Member on an RGE National Promotion Review Panel (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • Courtney ConwayInvited to sit on RGE National Promotion Review Panel (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • David GalatMet with Maureen Gallagher, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to talk of potential research/monitoring needs at Lisbon Bottoms, Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • Kenneth HigginsMet with the Lower Missouri River Ecosystem Team of Region 3 at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Mound City, Missouri, to advise the group on changing farm practices and their effects on wildlife. (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • Thomas MartinReview of nominations/applications for National Research Chairs Program of Canada - these chairs provide 5 years of large funding support for outstanding Canadian researchers. Provide recommendation of fund or not. (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • Erin SnyderReviewed an application submitted to the Product and Process Review Committee for approval into the Pennsylvania Dirt & Gravel Roads Program. (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • Bruce VondracekInterviewed for a segment on "Almanac" on Twin Cities Public Television 16 August 2002. The segment highlighted research I had done in Southeast Minnesota examining the effects of managed intensive grazing. (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • Alexander ZalePeer Review Panelist, Bull Trout Temperature Criteria Peer Review Panel (August 2002 - August 2002)
  • Duane DiefenbachAssist Deer Management Section of the Pennsylvania Game Commission with developing management programs and activities, and developing research projects. (July 2002 - July 2002)
  • Duane DiefenbachReviewed the Pennsylvania Game Commission's draft Deer Management Plan and provided comments and recommendations (July 2002 - July 2002)
  • David GalatMet with Environmental Protection Agency Desoto group to develop strategies for MOR needs. (July 2002 - July 2002)
  • Jim LayzerAssisted the Tennessee Valley Authority in the evaluation of the mussel fauna in the Cherokee Dam tailwater. (July 2002 - July 2002)
  • Mike MitchellMember, Endangered Mammals Committee, 2nd Alabama Non-game Conference (July 2002 - July 2002)
  • Louis BenderAdvised state biologist on design for population estimation studies of elk. (June 2002 - June 2002)
  • Jack CullyParticipation in Kansas black-tailed prairie dog conservation working group (June 2002 - June 2002)
  • Ronald DrobneyMet with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, Missouri Department of Conservation, and other agency representatives to develop legal monitoring standards to establish presence of endangered Indiana bats. (June 2002 - June 2002)
  • Ronald DrobneyProvided information on quail density monitoring to Missouri Quail Academy. (June 2002 - June 2002)
  • David GalatCooperated with scientists from USGS's Columbia Environmental Research Center on a weeklong research exchange with the Institute for Biology of Inland Waters in Borok, Russia. (June 2002 - June 2002)
  • Joseph HightowerGreen Sturgeon Biological Review Team, 2002 (National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center) (June 2002 - June 2002)
  • Cyndy LoftinParticipated in steering committee for Maine's Aquatic Biodiversity Program (June 2002 - June 2002)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, compiled technical reports, and presented information to the ASMFC Striped Bass Management Board (June 2002 - June 2002)
  • Kenneth BurnhamAttended a MIKE TAG meeting at the Frendham Ponds Hotel(near Farnham, England). (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • Louis BenderDeveloped protocol for analysis of body condition of mountain lions collected during predator removal programs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, San Andres National Wildlife Refuge. (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • Charles BirkelandInvited speaker and panel member to the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy on the condition of coral reefs and what actions or policies should be developed to improve their management. (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • Charles BirkelandTestimony written for U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy on specific examples of the role of educational programs in laws and regulatory practices. (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • Robert CarlineAssisted U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with hooking mortality study. (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • David FultonProvided technical assistance to the Bag Limit Review Committee, Minnesota DNR, Brainerd, MN. (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • Leandro MirandaResearch Grade Evaluation Panel (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • J. Michael ScottChaired a session for the All Conservancy Science Meeting for the Nature Conservancy. (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • Paul SievertCollaborated with the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology, and the USFWS, in a satellite telemetry study of short-tailed albatrosses. (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • Bruce VondracekServed as an "expert" with 25 other experts and 25 citizens will develop questions for a radio program titled "Changing Currents" produced by Minnesota Public Radio, The College of St. Benedict/St. John's University Environmental Studies Program and KNSR in Collegeville during the week of May 6-11, 2002. The program focus was to help Minnesotans think more about the condition of Minnesota rivers. (May 2002 - May 2002)
  • Clint BoalInvited Panel Expert, Wisconsin and Minnesota National Forest Species Viability Workshop for Forest Plan Revisions (April 2002 - April 2002)
  • Courtney ConwayInvited to lead a conference call with USFWS regional migratory bird coordinators to discuss and explain national program for standardized marsh bird surveys (April 2002 - April 2002)
  • Joseph HightowerPresentation to NC Wildlife Resources Commission, Boydton, Virginia, April 9, 2002, entitled "Restoration strategies for anadromous fishes in the Roanoke River". (April 2002 - April 2002)
  • Jim LayzerWorked with the Nature Conservancy on the development of a conservation flow regime for a flood control dam. (April 2002 - April 2002)
  • Bruce ThompsonAdvised state biologists on understanding design and applications of GIS for habitat modeling. (April 2002 - April 2002)
  • Colleen CaldwellAdvised state Environment Department staff on mercury deposition assessment and interpretation. (March 2002 - March 2002)
  • James CongletonAssisted National Marine Fisheries Service personnel (Seattle, WA) with design of post-barging extended rearing study at Bonneville Dam. (March 2002 - March 2002)
  • Ronald DrobneyParticipated in a Coordinating Board for Higher Education Departmental review. (March 2002 - March 2002)
  • David GalatParticipated in U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research and Monitoring on the Big Muddy Refuge. (March 2002 - March 2002)
  • David OtisBriefing for Pacific Flyway Technical Committee on status of mourning dove population modeling and associated national band (March 2002 - March 2002)
  • Ronald DrobneyMet with University of Missouri Administrators to develop a new Annual Faculty Performance Review program. (February 2002 - February 2002)
  • Ronald DrobneyProvided guidance to Mississippi Flyway Technical Section on modeling giant Canada goose populations for the development of management plans. (February 2002 - February 2002)
  • Joseph HightowerPresentation to Albemarle-Roanoke Advisory Committee, Striped Bass Plan Development Team, Edenton, North Carolina, entitled "History of striped bass fishery in the Albemarle Sound area". (February 2002 - February 2002)
  • Joseph HightowerPresentation to Central-Southern Advisory Committee, Striped Bass Plan Development Team, New Bern, North Carolina, entitled "History of striped bass fishery in central-southern North Carolina". (February 2002 - February 2002)
  • Colleen CaldwellCoordinated Rio Grande Silvery Minnow propagation and augmentation workshop, New Mexico State University. (January 2002 - January 2002)
  • David GalatMember, National Academy of Sciences National Research Council Committee to assess the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Methods of Analysis and Peer Review for Water Resources project planning: Panel on Methods and Techniques of Project Analysis 2002-2003. (January 2002 - January 2002)
  • Jim LayzerWorked with the Nature Conservancy on the development of a conservation flow regime for a flood control dam. (January 2002 - January 2002)
  • Erin SnyderAttended a meeting of the Product and Process Review Comittee, Pennsylvania Dirt & Gravel Roads Program. Provided input on testing methods to evaluate the environmental safety of dust pallatives and evaluated applications for two new products (January 2002 - January 2002)
  • Robert CarlineSite visit with Pennsylvania state personnel to discuss an environmental sampling program at a hatchery (December 2001 - December 2001)
  • Jim LayzerWorked with the Nature Conservancy on the development of a conservation flow regime for a flood control dam. (December 2001 - December 2001)
  • David OtisBriefing for IAFWA Webless Game Bird Committee on status of mourning dove population modeling and associated national band (December 2001 - December 2001)
  • David GalatAt Middle Basin Pallid Sturgeon Recovery Work Group Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO, gave update on Unit research: Benthic fish project and Sandbar project. (November 2001 - November 2001)
  • Jim LayzerWorked with the Nature Conservancy on the development of a conservation flow regime for a flood control dam. (November 2001 - November 2001)
  • David OtisParticipate in writing of National Strategic Plan for mourning dove harvest management (October 2001 - October 2001)
  • J. Michael ScottWorked on Advisory board (August 2001 - August 2001)
  • Bruce VondracekProvided technical assistance for a project funded by the Environmental Program of the Joyce Foundation with the Land Stewardship Project (LSP), Defenders of Wildlife, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy and the Wallace Center, and scientists at the University of Minnesota and Iowa State University. Purpose is to develop policy concepts to examine how agricultural and rural development policies could be fundamentally, but realistically changed to foster changes in food and farming systems that result in significant social and environmental benefits. (July 2001 - July 2001)
  • Petra WoodParticipated in a cerulean warbler summit to identify threats, research gaps, conservation needs. We established the Cerulean Warbler Technical Group (CWTG); I was appointed to the steering committee of this group. (June 2001 - June 2001)
  • Petra WoodParticipated in cerulean warbler summit to identify threats, research gaps, conservation needs. We established the Cerulean Warbler Technical Group (CWTG); I was appointed to the coordinating committee of this group. (June 2001 - June 2001)
  • David AndersenOperational data collection for Eastern Prairie Population Canada Goose Technical Section of the Mississippi Flyway Council at Cape Churchill, Manitoba. June-August 2001-2011. (June 2001 - August 2011)
  • Brad GriffithProgramatic Review, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge (June 2001 - June 2001)
  • Bruce VondracekServed as a member of oversight committee of LCMR project (1997-2001) convened through Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture titled Sustainable farming systems: showing the advantages. Final report submitted to LCMR, August 2001. (June 2001 - June 2001)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, attended committee meetings, and contributed to technical reports (June 2001 - June 2001)
  • David AndersenU.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Upper Mississippi Environmental Sciences Center Technical Review Team, member (April 2001 - April 2001)
  • J. Michael ScottMember of the Hawai'i Forest Bird Recovery Team (February 2001 - January 2002)
  • Peggy WilzbachApplied data logging tags to salmon in northern California ocean waters, and evaluated location of recovered tagged fish in estuaries and rivers with respect to environmental parameters (February 2001 - May 2001)
  • Raymond CarthyRequest for sea turtle dimension specifications from Florida Fish and Wildlife Concervation Commission for use in Nest Relocation Guide for sea turtle workers and volunteers, and from multiple scientists and graduate sutdents for application to their own research. ( 2001 - 2005)
  • Courtney ConwayAsked to provide external scientific review (and recommendations) of a proposal submitted to Arizona Game and Fish Department against removing artificial water cachements for bighorn sheep throughout the state. (January 2001 - January 2001)
  • Louis BenderDeveloped Bayesian elk habitat model and provided instructions on model application, Pacific Power and Light. (December 2000 - December 2000)
  • Courtney ConwayGave recommendations to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on potential mitigation measures for Burrowing Owl losses caused by developers in eastern Washington (December 2000 - December 2000)
  • Courtney ConwayInvited to serve on external review committee for Arizona Game and Fish Department's research program on the federally endangered Cactus Ferriginous Pygmy Owl (October 2000 - October 2000)
  • Bruce VondracekTechnical assistance provided to USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant facilitated by the Land Stewardship Project. Participants include scientists, agency personnel, and farmers in Minnesota and Wisconsin. I am coordinating writing a research article and technical article on streamside grazing to be used in Train the Trainer manuals. 7/1/98-6/30/00 (June 2000 - June 2000)
  • Stuart WelshI analyzed striped bass tagging data for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, attended committee meetings, and contributed to technical reports (June 2000 - June 2000)
  • J. Michael ScottMember (May 2000 - April 2001)
  • Dave BeauchampCedar River Sockeye Hatchery Management Plan, City of Seattle, WA (January 2000 - May 2002)
  • Walt DuffyChair of citizens advisory committee for California coastal watershed and fishery restoration grants. (November 1999 - Present)
  • J. Michael ScottChaired session on "Conservation Assessments of Large Areas". A symposium on land use futures (July 1999 - July 1999)
  • Donald LyonsLead Technical Advisor, Interagency Caspian Tern Working Group (focused on issue of Caspian tern predation on ESA-listed salmonids); U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NOAA Fisheries, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. (May 1998 - Present)
  • Brad GriffithChairman, IUCN Species Survival Commission, Re-introduction Specialist Group, Committee on Habitat Restoration, 1998-present. (January 1998 - January 1998)
  • Glenn VanBlaricomOrganizer, Monthly Olympia Seminar Series, sponsored by the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, and the Washington (State) Departments of Ecology, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Natural Resources. Seminars presented on the second Wednesday of each month, October 1995 through June 1996 (first year of the series). (October 1995 - February 2015)
  • Hal SchrammProvide information on fisheries ecology of the lower Mississippi River (January 1995 - Present)
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Featured Assistance

Female alligator at Yawkey Wildlife Reserve, South Carolina Abby Lawson

Contact Us

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