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Washington Research Activities

The Beauchamp Lab enjoying a hike to Ingall's Lake on a non-work related excursion.

Unit scientists at the Washington Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit are engaged in a wide variety of research projects in Washington, the U.S., and internationally. We have specific interests and expertise in the development of methods for analysis of ecological data, and the use of ecological information in decision-making processes. You can learn more at our individual websites.

Washington Active Projects

Washington Completed Projects

Washington Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Muths, E, R Scherer, SM Amburgey, PS Corn. 2018. "Twenty-nine years of population dynamics in a small-bodied montane amphibian". Ecosphere 9: e02522.
  • French, Jr., J.B., Converse, S.J., Austin, J.E., editors. 2019. Whooping Cranes: Biology and Con¬servation. Biodiversity of the World: Conservation from Genes to Landscapes. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
  • Converse, S. J., S. Servanty, C. T. Moore, and M. C. Runge. 2019. Population dynamics of reintroduced Whooping Cranes. Pages 139-160 in J. B. French, S. J. Converse, and J. E. Austin, eds. Whooping Cranes: Biology and Conservation. Biodiversity of the World: Conservation from Genes to Landscapes. Academic Press, London, UK.
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Washington Technical Publications

  • Grue, C.E. and J.M. Grassley. 2013. Environmental fate and persistence of imidacloprid following applications to control burrowing shrimp in Willapa Bay, Washington. Report to the Willapa Grays Harbor Oyster Growers Association. 91 pp.
  • Reeves, R.R., R.L. Brownell, Jr., J.G. Cooke, B. Dicks, G.P. Donovan, D.P. Nowacek, G. Tsidulko, G.R. VanBlaricom, A.I. Vedenev, D.W. Weller, and A.V. Yablokov. 2012. Report of the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel at its eleventh meeting. 12-14 February 2012, Geneva, Switzerland. International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). 66 pages.
  • Dicks, B., G.R. VanBlaricom, D.W. Weller, G. Tsidulko, and R.R. Reeves. 2012. Report of the Environmental Monitoring Task Force, Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel, at its first meeting. 7-9 December 2011, Geneva, Switzerland. International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). 22 pages.
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Washington Theses and Dissertations

  • Sipe HA. 2019. Multi-state occupancy modeling and optimal allocation of survey resources for Common Loons in Washington State. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Download
  • Amburgey, S.M. 2019. Coarse and fine-scale determinants of species range boundaries. PhD dissertation. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
  • Schoen, E. R. 2015. Linking individual-level foraging interactions of piscivores to food-web
    dynamics in pelagic systems. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Washington. 229 pages. Download
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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

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