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Education, Research And Technical Assistance For Managing Our Natural Resources
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Massachusetts Technical Assistance

  • 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)
  • Martha MatherNE AFS Student Paper Judge, Committee Chair, April, 2010. (April 2010 - April 2010)
  • Martha MatherInvited Expert. Resilience of North Atlantic Diadromous Fish Assemblages, April 1-2, 2010, University of Maine, Orono. (March 2010 - April 2010)
  • Martha MatherNortheastern Naturalist, Guest Editor, Manuscript on Striped bass Winter Movements, 2009-2010 (December 2009 - January 2010)
  • 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)
  • Martha MatherDemonstration on Video Camera Set-up, Organizer, for DMF biologists, January 2010. (January 2009 - January 2010)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Martha MatherMaine Atlantic salmon program through Seagrant: Attended advisory session, July 2008 (July 2008 - July 2008)
  • 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)
  • Paul SievertDeveloped a model to simulate population growth of black-footed albatrosses on Torishima, Japan (December 2003 - December 2003)
  • Paul SievertProvided information on rat control in seabird colonies to the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • 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)
  • Paul SievertDeveloped a model to simulate the population growth of the endangered short-tailed albatross. (November 2002 - November 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)
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 5

Phd Students: 11

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 64

Scientific Publications: 28

Presentations: 135

 

Contact Us

Massachusetts Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Amherst, MA 01003-4220 Phone: (413) 545 - 0398 Fax: (413) 545 - 4358

Massachusetts Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife
  2. Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. University of Massachusetts
  6. Wildlife Management Institute