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North Carolina Technical Assistance

  • Joseph HightowerChair, Peer Review of the Stock Assessment Data Collection Program, NOAA/NMFS/Northeast Fisheries Science Center; Woods Hole, Massachusetts, August 5-9, 2013. (July 2013 - August 2013)
  • Jaime CollazoCollazo, J. A., L. B. Alexander, and C. A. Drew. 2011. Recovery Plan for The Puerto Rico Population of The West Indian (Antillean) Manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus ). 50 pp. (January 2011 - August 2011)
  • Jaime CollazoDrew, C. A., L. B. Alexander, J. A. Collazo. 2011. Science Summary and Recommendations in Support of Manatee Protected Area Design in Puerto Rico. Draft Final Report, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Caribbean Field Office, Puerto Rico. (September 2010 - March 2011)
  • Jaime CollazoKrachey, M., K. H. Pollock, and J. A. Collazo. 2011. Design and Analysis of Manatee Aerial Surveys in Puerto Rico. US Fish and Wildlife Service, Caribbean Field Office, Boqueron, Puerto Rico. 18 pp. (January 2010 - May 2011)
  • Jared FlowersInvited panelist, Gulf sturgeon stock status workshop, November 16-20, 2009, Cedar Key, FL. (November 2009 - November 2009)
  • Joseph HightowerInvited panelist at DSRRN (Diadromous Species Restoration Research Network) Science Meeting, ?Restoration of diadromous fishes and their ecosystems: confluence of science and restoration?, University of Maine, Orono, ME, July 22-24, 2009 (July 2009 - July 2009)
  • Joseph HightowerSEDAR (Southeast Data Assessment and Review) 15, stock assessment review panelist. South Atlantic Fishery Management Council. (January 2008 - February 2008)
  • Jaime CollazoTechnical Assistance (science support) to Roanoke-Tar-Neuse-Cape-Fear Ecosystem and associated Refuges--Southeastern Virginia/Eastern North Carolina. (May 2007 - Present)
  • Joseph HightowerInstructor for Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Advanced Stock Assessment Training Workshop, Fisheries Tagging Studies: Theory, Methods, and Applications. August 1-3, 2006. Raleigh, NC. (August 2006 - August 2006)
  • Joseph HightowerExpert Panelist for American eel Great Lakes/Canada Threats and Population Dynamics Workshop. USFWS and NMFS, January 31-February 2, 2006 (February 2006 - February 2006)
  • Joseph HightowerAmerican Eel Peer Review Panel, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, November 2005- . (December 2005 - December 2005)
  • Joseph HightowerPanelist for American Eel Stock Assessment Peer Review. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, November-December 2005 (December 2005 - December 2005)
  • Jaime CollazoTechnical/Agency Draft Recovery Plan for Amazona vittata. (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Joseph HightowerAnadromous Fish Habitat Restoration Workgroup. Ongoing from April 2005. (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Joseph HightowerKwak, T. J., and J. E. Hightower. 2005. Fish Surgical Techniques Workshop. Technical training for agency and utility company biologists to surgically implant radio or ultrasonic transmitters into fish. April 18, Raleigh, North Carolina. (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Joseph HightowerWorkshop, invited talk. Hightower, J. E., and J. R. Bence. 2005. Strategies for estimating natural mortality of fishes. Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Natural Mortality Workshop, Baltimore, MD. March 31-April 1, 2005. (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Joseph HightowerWorkshop, invited plenary talk. Hightower, J. E., and J. R. Bence. 2004. Strategies for estimating natural mortality of fishes. Lake Whitefish Natural Mortality Workshop, Great Lakes Fisheries Commission, Ann Arbor, MI, September 21-22, 2004. (September 2004 - September 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerServe on Diadromous Fish Technicial Advisory Committee, Roanoke River (ongoing) (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerGreen Sturgeon Biological Review Team, 2004 (National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center) (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerPresented talk entitled "Striped bass and American shad spawning habitat in the Neuse River" at meeting of state and federal agencies with U. S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding flow management in Neuse River. (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerBlue Crab Fishery Management Plan, Scientific Advisory Panel, NC Marine Fisheries Commission, April 2002-January 2004. (January 2004 - January 2004)
  • Joseph HightowerServed on Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan Development Team (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Joseph HightowerWorkshop: Tagging Models: Estimating Population Size and Mortality. W. Pine, K. Pollock, and J. E. Hightower. 2003 Spring Meeting, Southern Division, American Fisheries Society, Wilmington, NC. (February 2003 - February 2003)
  • Joseph HightowerGreen Sturgeon Biological Review Team, 2002 (National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Science Center) (June 2002 - June 2002)
  • Joseph HightowerPresentation to NC Wildlife Resources Commission, Boydton, Virginia, April 9, 2002, entitled "Restoration strategies for anadromous fishes in the Roanoke River". (April 2002 - April 2002)
  • Joseph HightowerPresentation to Albemarle-Roanoke Advisory Committee, Striped Bass Plan Development Team, Edenton, North Carolina, entitled "History of striped bass fishery in the Albemarle Sound area". (February 2002 - February 2002)
  • Joseph HightowerPresentation to Central-Southern Advisory Committee, Striped Bass Plan Development Team, New Bern, North Carolina, entitled "History of striped bass fishery in central-southern North Carolina". (February 2002 - February 2002)
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 4

Masters Students: 3

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 25

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 28

Scientific Publications: 100

Presentations: 168

 

Contact Us

North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Raleigh, NC 27695-7617 Phone: (919) 515 - 2631 Fax: (919) 515 - 4454 Our University Web Site

North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. North Carolina State University
  2. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute