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South Carolina Technical Assistance Activities

Critically endangered dwarf coati of Cozumel Island, Mexico

One of the primary missions of the Cooperative Research Units is to provide technical assistance to our cooperators. Unit Scientists use their expertise in natural resource management, experimental design, data analysis, and leadership to work with partners on a variety of issues and projects. A few of these are highlighted below.

South Carolina Technical Assistance

  • Abby LawsonProvided expert advice to South Carolina Department of Natural Resource Managers on Best Practices in night light and tuck Alligator Survey Design (January 2013 - August 2013)
  • Kate McFaddenMember of the Wild Hog Task Force Group for South Carolina (January 2012 - Present)

South Carolina Professional Service

  • Beth RossPanel Member, Climate Change and Cross-Seasonal Research Priorities for Migratory Birds, TWS Conference (October 2016 - October 2016)
  • Patrick JodicePanelist/Reviewer, NSF (July 2013 - July 2013)
  • Patrick JodiceAntarctic Proposal Review Panel, National Science Foundation (June 2013 - July 2013)
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South Carolina University Service

  • Beth RossSearch committee for Dept. chair (October 2018 - October 2019)
  • Patrick JodiceChair, Nemours Wildlife Foundation’s Scholarship in Wildlife Conservation honoring Laura & Eugene DuPont (January 2018 - March 2018)
  • Beth RossFisheries Ecologist Search Committee (January 2017 - April 2017)
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 4

Phd Students: 1

Post Docs: 1

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 26

Presentations: 80


Featured Assistance

Female alligator at Yawkey Wildlife Reserve, South Carolina Abby Lawson

Contact Us

South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Clemson, SC 29634 Phone: (864) 656 - 0168 Fax: (864) 656 - 3304


  1. World Seabird Union (Chair, Patrick Jodice)

South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

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