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History of the Georgia Unit

Georgia Unit Research coordinator holding a striped bass captured as part of a fisheries research project

The GA Unit began life as the GA Cooperative Fishery Research Unit in 1962. The Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit was established in 1979. Both units operated independently and with different Unit Leaders until 1984 when they were combined into the GA Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.


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


Past Assistant Unit Leaders

  1. Jim Peterson
    1999 - 2011
  2. Michael Conroy
    1986 - 2009
  3. Cecil Jennings
    1994 - 1997

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