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A research technician with the Georgia Unit deploys a gill net as part of a research project

Scientists at the GA Unit teaches graduate level courses in:<br>- Estimation of Parameters of Wildlife Populations<br>- Quantitative Approaches to Conservation Biology<br>- Scientific Communication for Natural Resource Professionals<br>- Fish and Wildlife Seminars

Courses Taught

  • UGA WILD 8300: Spatio-Temporal Statistics with R (Brian Irwin, Clinton Moore 2019)
  • UGA WILD8360: Quantitative Conservation Science (Brian Irwin 2018)
  • UGA WILD8300: Structured Decision Making and Adaptive Management The goal of this seminar is to introduce students in natural resources management to the principles and practices of structured decision making (SDM). (Brian Irwin, Clinton Moore 2018)
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Training Offered

  • Co-developer and instructor of graduate-level course at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Evenstad Campus: "Adaptive Management", 9-13 September 2019, Evenstad, Norway. Presentation of lectures, lab exercies, case studies, and final assignment. (Bill Kendall, Clinton Moore September 2019)
  • Co-organizer and team leader of a partner workshop "Spatial strategic planning for Gopher Frog conservation", 22-27 July 2018, Gainesville, FL (Clinton Moore, Brian Crawford, Angela Hsiung July 2018)
  • Workshop on dealing with common problems related to scientific publishing. Topics covered included: Pros and cons of subscription vs open access journals, dual publication jeopardy and translations to other languages, funding publishing costs, authorship, selecting a journal, handling revisions, and resubmission after rejection. (Cecil Jennings February 2018)
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 12

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 15

Scientific Publications: 43

Presentations: 158

Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

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