Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Program News

News Item Date
Nebraska Wind Energy and Wildlife Project - This website provides information about wind energy development and wildlife in Nebraska and tools that can be used to minimize potential impacts of wind energy development on wildlife. 2019-12-31
Bats across Nebraska - Researchers at the Nebraska Coop Unit are working to understand the decline of bats in Nebraska. They will identify how bats migrate across the landscape, and will quantify bat population trends and habitat use. 2016-02-07
Adaptive Managemetnt Special Issue, Journal of Env. Mgt. - A special issue focused on Adaptive Management was published by the Journal of Environmental Management. Guest editor are Craig R. Allen, Joseph Fontaine, and Kevin L. Pope. The articles are available on line. Search for Journal/Book title “environmental management”, Volume “92”, Issue “5”. 2011-05-01
Unit Scientist Authors New Book - Dr. Clint Boal, Assistant Unit Leader-Wildlife, and colleague Dr. Cheryl Dykstra recently had their edited volume, Urban Raptors: Ecology and Conservation of Birds of Prey in Cities, published by Island Press. 2018-06-12
Texas Unit Undergraduate Wins Poster Competition - Madeleine Thornley, undergraduate assistant in the Texas Cooperative Research Unit, received the award for best undergraduate poster at the 9th Annual Texas Tech Association of Biological Science Symposium. Her poster title was "American Kestrel Food Habits in the Llano Estacado of Texas". 2018-04-07
Texas Unit Fisheries Student Wins Best Student Poster - Emily Richardson, master’s student advised by Reynaldo Patiño, was the 2018 recipient of the Texas Chapter of The Fisheries Society’s Best Student Poster Award for her presentation, “Salinity Adaptation in Golden Alga” 2018-02-09
Texas Unit Wildlife Student Wins Scholarship - Katheryn Watson, doctoral student advised by Clint Boal, was the 2018 recipient of the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society’s Sam Beasom Memorial Graduate Student Scholarship. 2018-02-09
Unit Scientist Receive Publication Award - David Haukos (UL, Kansas Unit) and Clint Boal (AUL, Texas Unit) received the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society’s 2018 Outstanding Publication Award for their book “Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens”. 2018-02-09
New Book: Bayesian Statistics for Beginners - The Vermont Coop Unit published a new book, Bayesian Statistics for Beginners: A Step by Step Approach. Authored by Therese Donovan and Ruth Mickey, this book is intended to be a quick and friendly introduction to Bayes' Rule and its many applications. 2019-05-01
Hall Sawyer honored for his research contributions in Wyoming - "CHEYENNE – Hall Sawyer, research biologist for Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (commonly referred to as WEST, Inc.) has been named recipient of the Excellence in Wildlife Conservation Award given annually by the Wildlife Division of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

The Award is designed to recognize government and nongovernment agencies and individuals for exceptional efforts in conservation of Wyoming wildlife and wildlife habitats. Sawyer was recognized for his outstanding contributions to wildlife research and monitoring throughout Wyoming..."