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Abdulai Barrie

Abdulai Barrie


Abdulai Barrie is a native from Sierra Leone, West Africa. He has worked on Biodiversity/wildlife conservation issues in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia, Ghana, and Ivory Coast and is passionate about Wildlife conservation, EIAs and climate change issues in the Upper Guinea Forest region. Barrie is excited to be in Graduate school at the University of Maine after over a decade of field work, teaching and project management in biodiversity conservation. Prior to coming to the University of Maine, Barrie worked for Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in Sierra Leone for 9 years in various positions including as Acting Director of the Project and the Executive Director for the Bumbuna Watershed Management Authority. He also worked for a year in neighboring Liberia as Forest Projects Officer for International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
I hold a BSc. and MS degrees from Njala University, Sierra Leone in Applied Ecology and Environmental Biology respectively.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 4

Phd Students: 6

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 14

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 24

Scientific Publications: 60

Presentations: 276


Contact Information

Tel: (207) 745 - 5378


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