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

Training Offered

  • Introduction to Human Dimensions of Fish and Wildlife Management. (Stephen DeStefano, John Organ, July 2015)
  • One day workshop and site vist on browse sampling and experimental exclosures to state agency personnel. (Stephen DeStefano, Dave Wattles, Edward Faison April 2012)
  • Principles and Techniques of Wildlife Conservation and Management, Andres Bello University, Santiago, Chile -- Ph.D. students in Conservation Medicine from Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, and Guatemala and professionals from 3 conservation agencies in Chile (Stephen DeStefano, John Organ December 2011)
  • Member of the University of Massachusetts Quantitative Sciences Group, providing weekly statistical consulting for graduate students. (Paul Sievert December 2008)
  • Research applications to management, USFWS, Hadley, Mass. (Stephen DeStefano May 2006)
  • Field applications for distance sampling, Westboro, Mass. (Stephen DeStefano June 2006)
  • Field procedures for satellite telemetry, Tokyo, Japan (Paul Sievert February 2006)

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 5

Phd Students: 12

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 68

Scientific Publications: 33

Presentations: 133


Featured Student

Matt Devine
Rod & Reel sampling in the Teton River Canyon, Idaho

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