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Minnesota Technical Assistance

  • 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 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 FultonProvided a continuing education workshop to the Minnesota Chapter of the American Fisheries Society focused on public involvement processes. (May 2003 - May 2003)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • David FultonProvided technical assistance to the Bag Limit Review Committee, Minnesota DNR, Brainerd, MN. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • David AndersenU.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Upper Mississippi Environmental Sciences Center Technical Review Team, member (April 2001 - April 2001)
  • 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)

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 2

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 16

Scientific Publications: 52

Presentations: 98


Contact Us

Minnesota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit St. Paul, MN 55108-6124 Phone: (612) 624 - 3421 Fax: (612) 625 - 5299 Our University Web Site

Minnesota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Minnesota
  5. Wildlife Management Institute