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

  • Mark FordUSFWS Myotis septentrionalis threats assessment team (August 2014 - April 2015)
  • Mark FordUSFWS bat automated identification software testing. (May 2014 - December 2014)
  • Mark FordLittle brown bat ecology review team. This work is to assess ecology and science for the species to begin possible listing as threatened or endangered. (August 2012 - Present)
  • Mark FordTechnical assistance to Snowshoe Mountain Resort/Intrawest on endangered Virginia northern flying squirrel monitoring. (November 2011 - Present)
  • Mark FordMembership and technical assistance to Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative on science advisory team and terrestrial ecology working group. (August 2011 - Present)
  • Mark FordMembership in and technical assistance provided to USFWS Regions 3,4, and 5 Indiana bat monitoring protocol revisions team. Providing guidance on acoustics, roost-tree monitoring and detection prob. (May 2011 - May 2013)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided information to W. Hester (USFWS) regarding distribution of Roanoke logperch (March 2011 - March 2011)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistant to Dr. Debra Bourne of the Royal Veterinary College of London on bear reproductive biology/ physiology. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Michael VaughanProvided rechnical assistance to Harry Reynolds, AK Fish and Game, about cryptorchidism in black bears. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to R. Slusser (Va DCR) regarding stream restoration. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to R. Abell (WWF) regarding landscape-scale models to predict aquatic species occurance. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Bill Stiver, Smoky Mountains National Park, about radio collars and spacers for yearling black bears. (June 2007 - June 2007)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Hank Hristienko, Manitoba Conservation, Wildlife Branch concerning black bear attacks. (September 2005 - September 2005)
  • Paul Angermeierprovided technical assistance to H. Bell (USFWS) regarding the status of American eel (July 2005 - July 2005)
  • Paul Angermeierassistance to J. Echols (Clean Streams) regarding stream fish responses to metal pollution (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to R. Marks (American Rivers) regarding American eel population dynamics. (June 2005 - June 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to VDOT regarding surveys for Roanoke logperch (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to W. Lellis (USGS) regarding river monitoring. (May 2005 - May 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to J. Knight (FL Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) regarding use of electric seines (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted J. Schmerfeld (USFWS) regarding distribution of Roanoke logperch relative to a fish kill (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted M. Marshall (NPS) regarding monitoring river-fish communities. (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted Heather Bell (USFWS) regarding status of American eel (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted A. Ernst (USGS) regarding distribution/biology of American eel (April 2005 - April 2005)
  • Paul Angermeierparticipated via telephone in a CALFED ERP Science Board meeting (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Michael VaughanProvided Technical Assistance to the Virginia Department of Transportation on requirements and specifications for black bear highway underpass crossings. (March 2005 - March 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to Felipe Cano, USFS, regarding development of IBIs for streams in Puerto Rico. (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to Cindy Kane (USFWS) regarding effects of eutrophication on Roanoke logperch. (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided technical assistance to W. Hester (USFWS) regarding impacts of major dams on Roanoke logperch. (February 2005 - February 2005)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Dave Telesco with the Black Bear Conservation Committee on the process of organizing a Scientific Review Committee. (January 2005 - January 2005)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Dr. Jim Miller (Mississippi State) on the issue of baiting bears. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided assistance to Leo Snead (VDOT) regarding the need for a fish survey in Elliott Creek. (November 2004 - November 2004)
  • Richard NevesHank Hristienko of the Manitoba Wildlife Branch on (1)incidence of Chronic Wasting Disease in carnivores that feed on infected carcasses and (2)the use of hunting to solve bear-human conflicts. (October 2004 - October 2004)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted USFWS in ranking threats to Roanoke logperch. (August 2004 - August 2004)
  • Michael VaughanInformation on techniques to determine food preferences of bears, provided to Dr. Mel Hsiu Hwang of Taiwan, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. (July 2004 - July 2004)
  • Richard NevesAssist FWS Regions 3, 4 , and 5 with mussel related questions. (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Michael VaughanStudy design for collection of hair for DNA sampling, provided to Pocosin Lakes and Alligator River NWRs (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Michael VaughanInformation on bear physiology, provided to Dr. Steven Caldwell, University of Virginia (June 2004 - June 2004)
  • Michael VaughanInformation on black bear population dynamics, provided to VDGIF on a continuing basis (May 2004 - May 2004)
  • Michael VaughanDetermining black bear habitat requirments, assistance provided to Hank Hristinko, Manitoba Department of Conservation. (April 2004 - April 2004)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted the US Air Force in developing a biomonitoring program for aquatic systems in Ft. Eglin, FL. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted VDGIF in ranking fish species with respect to conservation need. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Richard NevesAssist Department of Justice with NRDA cases on mussels. (November 2003 - November 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierAssisted TNC in ranking threats to aquatic biota in the Roanoke and Chowan river drainages of VA. (October 2003 - October 2003)
  • Michael VaughanProvided assistance to the Florida Fish and Game Department on black bear cub survival. (September 2003 - September 2003)
  • Richard NevesProvided Bob Graham- Virginia Electric Power Company- with information on the James spinymussel and how the comoany could support restoration of the species. (August 2003 - August 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided data and advice on assessing biotic integrity of low-gradient streams for the MA Division of Fish and Wildlife. (July 2003 - July 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierConducted assessment of habitat suitability for Roanoke logperch at three road crossings in Fort Pickett. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Michael VaughanProvided assistance to Manitoba Wildlife Department on bear behavior and physiology in relation to a bear attack there. (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Michael VaughanProvided assistance to the Lincoln Zoo on caring for bears over winter (June 2003 - June 2003)
  • Richard NevesAssisted Department of Justice with the Ohio River mussel kill at Marietta, OH. (April 2003 - April 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided advice on surveying and monitoring rare aquatic species. (March 2003 - March 2003)
  • Paul AngermeierProvided information and advice on revocery of Roanoke logperch (January 2003 - January 2003)
  • Richard NevesCoordinated the collection of mussels from the Middle Fork Holston River, VA and Kentucky Lake, TN for CLiff Starliper at the National Fish Health Lab. (October 2002 - October 2002)
  • Michael VaughanProvided technical assistance to Hank Hristienko with the Manitoba Department of Natural Resouces on cannibalsim in black bears. (October 2002 - October 2002)
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 11

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 70

Presentations: 121

 

Contact Us

Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Blacksburg, VA 24061 Phone: (540) 231 - 4934 Fax: (540) 231 - 7580

Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  2. U.S. Geological Survey
  3. Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
  4. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  5. Wildlife Management Institute