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Sarah J. Converse, Unit Leader

Sarah Converse Unit Leader Website: http://depts.washington.edu/qcons/

Sarah joined the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in early 2017. She is an Associate Professor with appointments in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.

Photo of Mark Scheuerell

Mark Scheuerell Assistant Unit Leader Website: http://faculty.washington.edu/scheuerl/ Tel: (206) 543 - 5997

Mark joined the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in 2019. He is an Associate Professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington.

University Staff

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Verna Blackhurst Tel: (206) 543 - 6475

Unit Administrator

Students and Post Docs

Staci M. Amburgey and horned lizard friend

Staci Amburgey Website: http://amburgey.strikingly.com/ Tel: (206) 221 - 5425

Staci is from Colorado Springs, Colorado and did undergraduate and Master's degrees at Colorado State University. She completed her PhD at Penn State University and is now a postdoctoral researcher with the University of Washington's Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.

Graduate student Abby Bratt

Abby Bratt Website: http://aebratt.github.io/

Abby joined the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in 2018. She is a Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management master's student in the Quantitative Conservation Lab.

Amelia DuVall

Amelia DuVall Website: http://ameliaduvall.com Tel: (813) 598 - 1344

Amelia joined the Quantitative Conservation Lab at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington in 2019 to continue her research on seabird population ecology at Channel Islands National Park.

Nathan J. Hostetter

Nathan Hostetter Website: https://njhostetter.com/ Tel: (301) 497 - 5709

Nathan is a postdoctoral researcher with the Converse Lab in the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. Nathan’s research focuses on survey and analytical methods integrating multiple data sources to understand the distribution, abundance, movement, and demographic rates of wildlife populations.

Graduate Student Hannah Sipe.

Hannah Sipe

Hannah is a graduate student with the University of Washington's Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, she is also a master's student in the Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management program.

Mark first worked in the unit as an undergraduate, then completed a MSc in the unit, and has returned to work toward a PhD. He is developing an integrated population modeling framework for listed salmonids in the Columbia River Basin

Mark Sorel

Mark first worked in the unit as an undergraduate in 2010 and started as a PhD student in 2018 developing an integrated population model for endangered Chinook salmon in the Columbia River Basin.

Amanda Warlick

Amanda Warlick

Amanda joined in 2018 as a member of the University of Washington Quantitative Conservation lab in the School for Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 2

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 1

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 10

Scientific Publications: 38

Presentations: 48

 

Contact Us

Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Seattle, WA 98195-5020 Phone: (206) 543 - 6475 Fax: (206) 616 - 8689 Our University Web Site

Unit Leader

Sarah Converse
Sarah J. Converse, Unit Leader

Sarah joined the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit in early 2017. She is an Associate Professor with appointments in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.

Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  2. U.S. Geological Survey
  3. University of Washington
  4. Washington Department of Ecology
  5. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
  6. Washington Department of Natural Resources
  7. Washington State University
  8. Wildlife Management Institute