Cooperative Research Units
Education, Research And Technical Assistance For Managing Our Natural Resources
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Maine Technical Assistance Activities

Evidence of pond cypress post burn regrowth following 3 fires

The Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit provides technical assistance including graduate course instruction and committee leadership or membership, GIS mapping, data analysis, and consultation on a variety of natural resources conservation issues. MECFWRU scientists serve on University committees (IACUC, faculty search, program development), editorial boards of professional journals, species- and system-specific technical advisory boards for cooperators, and provide instruction in graduate courses.

Maine Technical Assistance

  • Cyndy LoftinMember, NE Climate Science Center Review Panel (September 2017 - December 2017)
  • Cyndy LoftinChair, University Of Maine IACUC (July 2015 - June 2018)
  • Cyndy LoftinMaine State Wildlife Action Plan revision participant (July 2014 - Present)
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Maine Professional Service

  • Cyndy LoftinMember, Black Racer Advisory Committee, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (August 2007 - March 2008)
  • Cyndy LoftinMember, Research Grade Evaluation Panel, U.S. Geological Survey (February 2007 - February 2007)
  • John MoringMember, Technical Advisory Committee, Maine Atlantic Salmon Program (January 1998 - January 2000)

Maine University Service

  • Cyndy LoftinUniversity IACUC-Chair (July 2015 - July 2017)
  • Cyndy LoftinSearch Committee, Forest Wildlife Faculty (January 2015 - June 2015)
  • Cyndy LoftinWheatland GIS Lab Director and School of Forest Resources Faculty Search (January 2014 - April 2014)
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 2

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 11

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 25

Scientific Publications: 52

Presentations: 275


Contact Us

Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Orono, ME 04469-5755 Phone: (207) 581 - 2907 Fax: (207) 581 - 2858 Our University Web Site


  1. Graduate Student/Employment Opportunities

Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Maine
  5. Wildlife Management Institute