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Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit

WCWRU logo drawn by Travis Anderson, Unit graduate student.

The Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit (WCWRU) is a partnership of the US Geological Survey, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Wildlife Management Institute. It is one of 40 similar cooperative Fish and Wildlife Units located in 38 of the 50 states; the cooperative unit program began in 1933. The WCWRU was established in 1972 to facilitate cooperation between the partners and to conduct programs of research and education related to fish and wildlife resource management.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 1

Masters Students: 1

Phd Students: 1

Post Docs: 7

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 6

Scientific Publications: 24

Presentations: 40

Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

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