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


Project Completion Date
Determination of geomorphological and landscape factors contributing to diverse Unionoid mussel communities in Missouri River systems, with particular emphasis on the Meramec River Drainage June 2019
Intra-guild predator dynamics: the effects of recolonizing gray wolf populations on cougars in northeast Oregon. June 2019
Adaptive Management for Turkey Harvest in Alabama September 2020
Movement dynamics, distribution, habitat use, and species associations of juvenile burbot in tributaries of the Kootenai River December 2024
Klamath Basin S3 Model September 2019
Landscape genetic structure of the western continental golden eagle population July 2019
Population characteristics and movements of smallmouth bass in the Menominee River June 2019
Phase II: Monitoring the endangered Tidewater Goby using environmental DNA in water samples: Field tests June 2019
Demographics and habitat use of Greater Sage-Grouse in wildfire-affected habitats in Oregon. June 2025
Long-Term Logan River Trout Viability Study and Monitoring September 2021
FWS: Pyramid Lake Fishery Evaluation to evaluate Lahontan cutthroat trout performance and identify limiting factors for the native fish community December 2019
Conservation and Management of Missouri’s Mid-Sized Rivers: Development of Sampling Protocols and Application to Priority Watershed Rivers June 2019
Of Pools and People: Small natural features with large ecosystem functions in urbanizing landscapes (Collaborators: A.Calhoun, M.Hunter, K. Bell, M. Kinnison, C. Loftin, K. Capps, D. Bauer, E. Nelson) December 2019
Occurrence and variation in submersed aquatic vegetation along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico August 2020
Evaluating the Influence of Beetle Kill on Sierra Madre Elk June 2019
Carnivore Occupancy and Intraguild Interactions Across New York State March 2020
Investigating Impacts of Winter Lake Drawdowns on Littoral Ecosystems December 2019
Deer abundance and its relationship to factors that affect forest vegetation conditions June 2026
Wyoming Range Native Fish and Energy Development June 2021
Wyoming Migration Initiative December 2023
Wyoming Range Mule Deer Project December 2019
Stable Isotopes to Delineate Seasonal Range Use for Wyoming Ungulates June 2019
Identifying Migratory Routes and Wintering Grounds of Burrowing Owls throughout North America September 2024
Effectiveness of Forest Restoration Treatments on Demography of a Federally Listed Ground Squirrel February 2025
Assessing the Importance of Wetlands on DoD Installations for the Persistence of Wetland-dependent Birds December 2019
Impacts of Surface Water Supply Reservoirs on Stream Flow and Biota June 2024
Landscape-scale management of forest wildlife populations in Wisconsin July 2024
Landscape-scale management of grassland birds in Wisconsin April 2022
Eastern Brown Pelicans: Dispersal, Seasonal Movements and Monitoring of PAHs and Contaminants in the Northern Gulf of Mexico November 2019
The social-ecology of an intensively managed ecosystem: pheasants and pheasant hunters in Southwest Nebraska December 2019
The demography of Northern Spotted Owls in Oregon and Washington June 2024
Long-term meta-population demographics of Adélie penguins on Ross island, Antarctica September 2025
Understanding downstream migratory survival of Atlantic salmon smolts in the Penobscot River Maine; effects of dams and restoration September 2020
Passage of adult Atlantic salmon in the Penobscot River before and after dam removal January 2022
Web-Accessible Database of Standard Fish Sampling Data December 2024
Standard Methods for Sampling North American Freshwater Fishes October 2023
Regeneration of Forest Vegetation in Response to Browsing by Moose and Deer: An Experimental Approach Using Exclosures December 2027
Responses of large mammals to forest restoration treatments and wildfire in the southwest Jemez Mountains, New Mexico April 2025
Using a Mechanistic Model to Develop Management Strategies to Cool Apache Trout Streams under the Threat of Climate Change October 2019
TPW 52: Experimental Approaches to Improve Survival and Conservation of Swift Fox December 2028
Development of a brown trout GT-seq panel for native fish conservation purposes June 2025
Evaluation of a Gila trout outcrossing experiment June 2029
Influence of environmental thresholds on trajectories of freshwater assemblages with implications for building climate resilience across prairie landscapes September 2029
Assessing utility of side-scan sonar to evaluate Paddlefish populations and habitat availability May 2026
Gear Efficiency and Habitat Use of Age-1 Pallid Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) in the Lower Missouri River December 2026
Evolution of salmon migration August 2024
Giving up density of snowshoe hares August 2024
Ecotoxicology of the Kootenai River December 2026
Have population size fluctuations influenced the genomic diversity in monarchs? June 2026
Evaluating spatial distribution and composition of mesopredator communities in western Nebraska July 2027
Assess reference condition of small-mammal population dynamics and genetic variation prior to Ambler Road development and ongoing climate change September 2028
Montana Wolf Conservation via Management Strategy Evaluation January 2026
Determining the instream flow needs to support the federally threatened Arkansas River Shiner September 2019
Genomic forensics: using bioinformatics to investigate the causes of melanistic lesions in Brown Bullhead September 2028
Analysis of bald eagle habitat selection and movement patterns June 2024
Hatchery Program Viability Assessment June 2024
Developing a proactive conservation planning tool for stream fishes of greatest conservation need in the Carolinas June 2026
Moose Habitat on the Flathead Indian Reservation January 2028
Grassland Birds and Solar Energy March 2027
Assessment of the Immune Status of Smallmouth Bass May 2023
Habitat Suitability for Big Spring Spinedace (Lepidomeda mollispinis pratensis) in Meadow Valley Wash, Nevada May 2025
Effects of Forest Management and Wildfire Disturbance on Grizzly Bears January 2029
Predictive Modeling for Grizzly Bears in the Bitterroot Ecosystem January 2030
Quantifying the socio-environmental landscape for red wolf translocation, movement, and connectivity May 2028
Alligator movement ecology in coastal South Carolina December 2025
The current and future distribution of armadillos: constraints, implications, and management October 2027
Enhancing proactive aquatic nuisance species management in Arkansas by developing a standardized risk screening workflow July 2024
Effects of field management on bats of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area June 2026
Black bear landscape use and population ecology in upstate South Carolina December 2027
Defining oxythermal performance metrics for use in physiologically guided abundance models of diverse coregonid ecotypes May 2026
Population structure, movement dynamics, and growth of native fishes in the Kootenai River system: using microchemistry to inform management and conservation December 2024
Distribution, abundance, and outmigration characteristics of juvenile Bull Trout in tributaries of the upper St. Joe River system December 2024
Gopher tortoises as facilitators of ecosystem connectivity May 2028
Zebra mussel impacts on fish mercury concentrations December 2025
Understanding the responses of freshwater systems to ongoing restoration in West Tennessee rivers January 2030
LTER: The Role of Climate Variability in Controlling Arctic Ecosystem Function February 2029
White River Conservation and Restoration: Using large wood piles for beaver mimicry and investigating novel methods for determining beaver carrying capacity, to inform future phases of restoration. October 2024
Feeding ecology of Smallmouth Bass Micropterus dolomieu in the White River, UT-CO: quantifying predatory and competitive impacts to native fishes to guide more effective removal efforts. April 2026
The use of riparian buffer best management practices to reduce thermal stress on trout populations September 2025
Response of pollinators to land and water management in National Wildlife Refuges July 2024
Regional assessment of the threatened and endangered species-renewable energy nexus in the Northeastern United States December 2025
Valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services in the agriculture-conservation-solar energy matrix June 2025
Agrivoltaics in New York August 2024
The need for landscape scale abundance monitoring of avifauna in New York state April 2025
Northeast Mobile Acoustic Bat Transect Data Assessment September 2027
Bobcat monitoring in New York April 2025
Modeling and conserving Streaked Horned Larks in Washington December 2023
Conservation of Northwestern pond turtles in Washington September 2029
An evaluation of the effectiveness of restoration spending in the Columbia River Basin August 2023
Predicting the future of aquatic species in Minnesota June 2026
Improving stock assessment of Walleye for Mille Lacs Lake. June 2026
Quantifying the response of in-stream habitat restoration in Gary Creek, South Dakota December 2027
Quantifying wetland change following small dam removal in Massachusetts September 2024
Fish habitat suitability and vulnerability to flow and temperature modification July 2028
Innovative Control Techniques for Non-native Channel Catfish December 2026
Carp Feminization Trials for Invasive Population Mitigation December 2025
Population Genetics and Feminization Trials for Red Shiner December 2026
Exploring the needs and opportunities around community-based CWD surveillance on Tribal Lands August 2023
Linking human behavior and attitudes to spillover of SCV2 at the cervid-human interface February 2026
Ectoparasites of salmon using eDNA August 2023
Maximizing returns on investing in barrier culvert removal in Washington State January 2024
Assessing chronic wasting disease environmental prion reservoirs June 2025
Testing an integrative model of the social-psychological drivers of participation in relational organizing August 2024
Elucidating the practice of interdisciplinary and actionable science June 2025
Institutionalizing inclusion in the USFWS: a research study June 2026
Tribal and non-Tribal public perceptions of Oregon hatcheries for future hatcheries outreach and engagement June 2025
Social-psychological drivers of relational organizing to reduce human-bear conflict June 2027
Examining public perceptions of ocean acidification June 2025
Modeling to support SSAs April 2025
Juvenile salmon growth and heat stress September 2025
Resist-Accept-Direct (RAD) decisionmaking September 2023
Aquatic food webs in Grand Canyon September 2024
Exploring the early life history and habitat connectivity of paku‘iku‘i (Acanthurus achilles) around Hawai‘i Island September 2024
Analysis and Review of Fishery-Dependent Data for Hawaiian Nearshore Noncommercial Fisheries December 2023
Water Quality Thresholds to Improve Coral Restoration Outcomes and Ridge-to-Reef Management at Olowalu Reef, Maui January 2026
Minnesota Angler Study December 2024
Investigating practitioner organization communication with landowners about human-beaver coexistence June 2025
Development of protective temperature criteria for Bluehead Sucker, Flannelmouth Sucker and Roundtail Chub Larvae June 2026
Stream restoration effectiveness assessment October 2024
Wildfire effects on aquatic biodiversity measured using eDNA September 2023
Analysis of lake water quality data in Southwest Alaska National Parks August 2024
Assessment of Tombigbee Darter Status In Wadeable Streams Using Backpack Electrofishing June 2024
Efficacy of population genetics as a tool to quantify resiliency, redundancy, and representation of burrowing crayfishes within the Species Status Assessment framework September 2024
Lamprey recolonization of the Penobscot River. December 2024
Alewife passage in the St Croix River. December 2023
Understanding Atlantic salmon kelt behavior and survival December 2024
Wild Turkey Population and Harvest Management in Maine. December 2026
Beyond Recovery: Enhancing Agency Preparedness for Ecological and Societal Challenges with Increasing Protected Species Populations. December 2025
Range wide, river-specific dam impacts on Blueback Herring, Alewife and American Eel. December 2025
Understanding the perceptions and potential of aquaculture as a tool for Atlantic salmon restoration in Maine. December 2025
Examining deterrence potential of existing water infrastructure for limiting invasive carps movements while promoting population connectivity of native fishes September 2028
Clarifying the finer-scale landscape elements critical to support the breeding activities of non-game, sagebrush-associated birds December 2025
Whitetail deer foraging behavior June 2024
Landscape ecology of human-wildlife interactions in Botswana December 2025
Assessing virulence and distribution of Renibacterium salmoninarum found in Colorado January 2025
Application of Artificial Learning Technology to Colorado Parks and Wildlife Camera Data June 2025
Decision making under non-stationary system dynamics September 2024
Effects of Conifer Removal on Songbirds in Sage-Grouse Habitat September 2024
OA 109: Distribution and Habitat Associations of the Federally Threatened Mexican Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis lucida) in Texas November 2025
Understanding the Effects of Bowfishing on Buffalo Population Structure in Wisconsin Watersheds December 2024
Bird population and species distribution modeling to understand causes of population declines December 2025
Advancing climate change adaptation strategies for high elevation and endangered lowland amphibian species in the US Caribbean. September 2025
Effects of reservoir operation on fish recruitment, movement, and survival in the Des Moines and associated rivers. December 2026
Effects of reservoir operation on fish recruitment, movement, and survival in the Des Moines and associated rivers. Funding source: US Army Corps of Engineers Sustainable Rivers Program. December 2026
Examining drivers of temporal variation in hybridization outcomes in bigheaded carp in the UMR. October 2024
Habitat associations and biotic interactions of invasive Rusty Crayfish (Faxonius rusticus) to inform risk assessment and management of shallow glacial lakes at the invasion front. August 2025
Estimating age, growth, and mortality in a tributary-spawning population of Shovelnose Sturgeon using a long-term mark-recapture dataset. December 2025
Small Mammal Disease Dynamics in Interior Alaska December 2025
American Alligator Ecology in North Carolina December 2024
Black bear abundance and density in the North Carolina Coastal Bear Management Unit December 2026
Connectivity for a Complex Life Cycle: Conserving the Crystal Skipper Butterfly in a Coastal Urban Environment April 2026
Using restoration monitoring data to inform an H-integrated Chinook salmon recovery strategy June 2026
Evaluating the carrying capacity of pink salmon in Sitka National Historical Park December 2025
Improved monitoring of toxics in nearshore environments in Puget Sound, Washington May 2023
Designing Optimal Landscapes for Lesser Prairie-Chicken Conservation December 2026
Status of Native Bumble Bees (Bombus spp.) at Fort Riley Military Reservation, Kansas July 2025
Evaluating impacts of the U.S.A.-Mexico border wall on mammal communities of the Sonoran Desert May 2026
Bat Distribution and Population Trends prior to WNS in Utah December 2023
Herpetofauna communities within historic rice fields in South Carolina December 2025
Assessing the proliferation, connectivity, and consequences of invasive fine fuels May 2024
Understanding connectivity patterns for sagebrush habitat and associated wildlife December 2024
Toxicity of different life stages of Cahaba River mudsnails to potassium, chloride, and nickel September 2026
BCG Model for Upper Tana Watershed Kenya December 2026
Evaluating the Effects of Increased Predator and Competitor Abundances on Slimy Sculpin Populations in the Great Lakes December 2024
Consequences of connectivity December 2024
Socially mediated avian habitat selection December 2025
Oregon Marbled Murrelet Project December 2024
Designing surveys for estimating biological truth. September 2024
Conciliation in the habitat fragmentation and biodiversity debate September 2023
Tricolored bat surveys December 2023
ADCNR Inventory and Conservation Planning September 2028
Demonstrating technologies to monitor sublethal responses of eagles to military activities on Department of Defense Installations December 2027
Using the Sentinel Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel to Guide Red Spruce Restoration for Climate Resiliency in the Central Appalachians December 2026
Assessing Population Viability and WNS-exposure of Northern Long-eared Bats along the I-95 Corridor June 2026
Oyster Metapopulation Models December 2025
Aligning agency effort and expenditure with conservation goals September 2024
Expert elicitation methodologies and evaluation January 2027
Mexican wolf habitat modeling September 2024
Evaluation of Myxobolus Cerebralis Distribution and Infection Severity in Labarge Creek June 2026
Assesing the role of Whirling Disease in Causing Trout Declines in the North Tongue River June 2025
Food habits of SGCN fishes to inform habitat assessment and restoration in the Red River basin (TCU 444) August 2024
TCU 443: Assessment of Gila pandora in Little Aguja Creek (Davis Mountains), Texas August 2025
OA 104: Intermittent River Research Coordination Network (IRRCN): Integrating Intermittent River Ecology and Hydrology June 2024
Bracing for the long term: a conceptual framework to facilitate coexistence with invasive carps July 2025
Yellow Lampmussel Range-Wide Assessment and Conservation April 2026
Patterns of bat activity along seasonal, environmental and disease gradients in western Washington: Monitoring populations along the front line of WNS September 2024
Characterize aquatic biota and habitat for cold and cool water stream systems to enhance resource management and protection across thermal gradients June 2026
Application of Structured Decision Making and Adaptive Management for the Prevention and Control of Invasive Species August 2028
Identifying the genetic marker for Diamond Darter eDNA applications and conducting an evaluation of its effectiveness December 2025
Oklahoma Mule Deer Population Evaluation June 2027
Candy Darter status assessment of the lower Gauley River December 2025
Corridor H stream monitoring project May 2025
Ontogenetic and spatiotemporal distribution of stable isotopes and gut content for pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River above Fort Peck Reservoir, Montana December 2025
Black-tailed deer use of winter range in southern Oregon June 2025
Mapping ungulate migration corridors in Oregon June 2024
Jackson Moose Calf Survival and Development of Migration Patterns December 2025
Use of Beaver Dam Analogues to Enhance Stream and Wetland Habitat in North Missouri Prairies December 2027
Development of a flexible mid-sized river mussel sampling protocol and investigation of statewide multi-scale mussel habitat relationships May 2027
Understanding and conserving gravel-bar fish assemblages in the Escambia River, Florida December 2025
Environmental and temporal patterns of larval fish communities and American Shad spawning in the lower Broad River July 2025
Mapping wildlife road crossing hotspots August 2025
Wild Turkey Ecology and Management in West Virginia December 2028
The role of risk perception and social trust on coyote-sheep predation in California December 2023
The role of local ecological knowledge and perceptions in southern resident killer whale policy June 2028
Linking deer behavior to forest health on Tribal lands September 2025
Understanding drought effects on Gambel's quail June 2025
Wild pig spatial ecology in mixed-use landscapes of South Carolina September 2024
A National-Scale Early Detection And Ecosystem Service Impact Assessment Tool For Invasive Terrestrial Plants August 2027
A statewide decision support tool for turkey conservation in Arkansas: mapping habitat suitability, population growth rates, and where management will be most impactful December 2027
Grizzly bear habitat modeling in the Bitterroot Mountains May 2026
Evaluating outcomes of oak forest management on Southern Michigan State Game Areas. December 2028
Beaver response to non-lethal water control structures December 2026
Environmental DNA (eDNA) surveillance of the federally threatened Slender Chub (Erimystax cahni) in the Clinch River and Powell River July 2023
Population Ecology of Introduced Bullfrogs in Southeast Arizona August 2026
Wisconsin's wildlife and a changing climate September 2023
Identifying factors influencing nocturnal foraging site selection by adult female mallards and northern pintails in south Louisiana June 2027
OA 104: The Significance of Green Plant Material in the Nesting Ecology of Birds of Prey December 2023
OA 102: Owl community structure and resource parititioning on the Welder Wildlife Refugeies May 2026
OA 101: Distribution and Habitat Associations of the Federally Threatened Mexican Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis lucida) in Texas August 2025
OA 103: Book. Birds of Prey: Conservation and Management August 2024
OA 98: Pilot Project – Home Range and Habitat Use of Zone-tailed Hawks December 2024
TPW 47: Assessing Texas Kangaroo Rat Habitat Connectivity, Management, and Monitoring Protocols August 2024
Grizzly Bear Space Use in the US Northern Rocky Mountains January 2030
Ecology of American black bear on the Navajo Nation May 2026
Working to conserve Nebraska's ESA species December 2032
At-risk species monitoring December 2023
Quantifying per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in aquatic environments July 2023
Recruitment and growth dynamics of riverine sport, food, and forage fishes related to flow operations and temperature conditions of the lower Tallapoosa River May 2026
INVITED PROPOSAL SUBMITTED - Identifying relevant decision support tools that will achieve actionable science for the conservation of prairie stream ecosystems challenged by climate change. December 2027
PREPROPOSAL SUBMITTED BUT DECLINED “Strategic planning for science-based management of federal reservoir fish populations and associated water supplies to address emerging 21st century threats: A collaborative approach.” December 2027
Northern Pearl Dace population demographics in Sandhills Ecoregion streams December 2023
Sampling efficiency assessment for Silver Carp and Bighead Carp in Nebraska mid-order streams and rivers March 2025
Effects of woody encroachment and management on grassland birds in Nebraska’s Sandhills July 2028
Leveraging local efforts to solve regional-scale ecological questions: using multiple sources of data and a multi-species occupancy model to explore bee-plant interactions August 2023
Synthesizing the contributions of the Northeast to the North American Bat (NABat) Monitoring Program and developing a regional communication plan to facilitate future research August 2027
River Otter Population Dynamics and Spatial Ecology in West Virginia December 2025
OA 107: Improving institutional diversity in professional society participation through virtual and hybrid conferencing June 2025
Development of new eDNA tools to detect aquatic invasive plants in Upper Mississippi River Basin December 2026
Modeling raptor population status, trends, and take rates December 2026
Developing an evaluation framework to inform NPS coastal infrastructure investment decisions August 2023
Decision support for sustainable raptor take limits in a changing climate March 2026
Mapping and characterizing bighorn sheep seasonal ranges and migration routes December 2024
National Pollinator-Solar Energy Monitoring and Research Network December 2027
Factors Limiting Population Growth of Unhunted Dall’s Sheep December 2025
Synthesizing Ungulate Movement and Migrations Across Alaska December 2025
Deer Density Estimation and Habitat Use in Southeast Alaska December 2024
Effects of Human Visitation on Bear Activity December 2024
Feeding the world in 2050: Building resilience in global fisheries and food systems December 2024
Diverse portfolios: investing in tributaries for restoration of large river fishes in the 1 Anthropocene December 2023
Creation of statewide framework for ecological limits of hydrologic alteration based on aquatic community classification June 2023
Quantifying the impacts of climate change on fish growth and production to enable sustainable management of diverse inland fisheries December 2023
Development of a flexible mid-sized river habitat sampling protocol to complement fish protocols June 2027
Factors affecting Lake Sturgeon reproduction: the next step in recovery and management June 2027
Integrating multiple data sources to develop climate adaptation strategies for inland fish and recreational fishing September 2028
Identifying effects of weather and land use on autumn and winter waterfowl distribution dynamics in the 21st century June 2023
Quantifying King Rail habitat suitability in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley December 2025
Evaluating toxicity implications of wetland sediment insecticide concentrations on benthic aquatic insects and temporal changes in aquatic invertebrate communities in Missouri wetland ecosystems September 2026
Assessment of native bee responses to Farm Bill pollinator plantings in Missouri. September 2026
Linking wetland inundation and habitat selection to Blue-winged teal survival throughout the full annual cycle June 2025
Development of a nationally scalable monitoring and assessment protocol for ACEP-WRE wetland program December 2026
Effects of Spotted Bass on Shoal Bass and Largemouth Bass in the Flint River December 2025
Habitat Modeling and Disease Risk Assessment for Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep on the Jicarilla Apache Nation May 2025
Quantifying freshwater mussel abundance and composition in two prairie rivers of northern Oklahoma with the aid of side scan sonar to identify novel habitat patches June 2025
Evaluating landscape permeability and connectivity for pronghorn in southwestern New Mexico December 2025
Targeted surveillance for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in wildlife October 2025
Waterfowl Habitat Selection in Arid Landscapes December 2025
Assessing angler opinions and perceptions about non-native freshwater fishes in Florida June 2024
Near Real Time Acoustic Monitoring of Imperiled Birds on DoD Installations December 2026
WildSNaP: Biodiversity in Solar through Native Planting July 2026
FLAKES: A multi-organization dataset to investigate invasive plant management impacts in Florida lakes December 2024
The effects of harvest on wolf dispersal July 2026
Occupancy status of Northern Spotted Owls in southern Oregon. December 2027
Methods to evaluate and increase survival of razorback sucker stocking in the Verde River and Horseshoe Reservoir Arizona. January 2026
Leveraging passive acoustics to improve aquatic species monitoring in the Hudson River estuary October 2024
Desert birds and solar energy September 2027
Caney Mountain Cave Crayfish Habitat August 2023
SARS-CoV-2 at the human–wildlife interface: Understanding wildlife as potential reservoirs for COVID-19 across urban-rural gradients February 2023
Invasion ecology of Round Goby in the Hudson River December 2024
PFAS Bioaccumulation in Coastal Seabirds December 2024
Taxonomy of Longnose Darter May 2023
Identification of Landscape Thresholds and Patch Dynamics for Lesser Prairie-Chickens December 2025
Movements, Space Use, and Vital Rates of Mourning Doves September 2025
Thermal ecology of two imperiled crayfishes December 2022
A comprehensive understanding of mussel populations in the Duck River, Tennessee for their conservation and to establish ecological flows for ongoing water withdrawals and water management January 2030
An analysis of habitat use and suitability of Abrams Creek for reintroduction of the Blotchside Logperch (Percina burtoni) to complement ongoing genetic studies January 2023
Creation of a Statewide Freshwater Mussel Database for the State of Tennessee January 2030
A re-survey of the mussel fauna and a habitat assessment of the Wolf River, Tennessee January 2024
Assessment and Modeling of the Freshwater Mussel Distributions and Habitat Preferences in the Hatchie River, Tennessee January 2026
Update to Tennessee Status Assessments and Recovery Plans for Listed Mussel Species January 2025
Environmental DNA Surveillance of Rare species January 2025
Space Allocation in State Conservation Magazines August 2023
Novel Sediment Compaction Sampling Methodology May 2023
Distribution of Threatened Endemic Crayfishes of the St. Francis River Drainage, MO and Spread of the Invasive Woodland Crayfish June 2024
Crayfish Movement Ecology December 2024
Inventory of Freshwater Mussels at Ozark National Scenic Riverways December 2024
Conservation and Management of At-Risk and Listed Species in Missouri December 2026
Big Piney River Aquatic Organism Passage Assessment September 2027
Mule deer in changing British Columbia forests August 2024
Development of a basis for allocation of fish production between management needs and double-crested cormorant predation within their nesting range September 2022
Using stock assessment information to inform harvest policy in data-limited fisheries April 2023
Midwest Tribal Wild Rice Coordination and Planning in Partnership with the Center for Cooperative Ecological Resilience March 2024
Inter-agency planning for St. Marys River (MI) coastal wetland resiliency May 2024
Developing a holistic approach to evaluate and communicate natural resource assets and management actions for Michigan’s large rivers: Focus on the Au Sable River March 2025
OA 99: Avian community response and focal species survival to treatment of pinyon-juniper woodlands. April 2024
Using flow-ecology relationships to inform the state water planning in South Carolina July 2024
An Atlas and Registry for Seabird Colonies and Associated Habitats in the Northern Gulf of Mexico March 2024
Deer behavioral and population responses to fire, hunting, and predation December 2023
Environmental Justice and Wildlife Conservation December 2024
Interdisciplinary evaluation of grizzly bear reintroduction to California December 2024
Integrating social tolerance into wolf habitat suitability models December 2024
Proactive development of CWD outreach, education, and policy to guide disease management in Washington August 2023
Assessing Perceptions of Risk and Uncertainty during Adaptive Management: A Case Study of the Washington State Forest Practices Habitat Conservation Plan June 2023
Salmon habitat and shoreline vulnerability to recreational boat wakes in Big Lake, Alaska September 2024
Development of an Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the ACEP-WRE Program February 2026
Role of study length and life-history traits on the reliability of management recommendations September 2023
Structuring Governance to Achieve Landscape-scale Conservation Outcomes January 2024
UM Pronghorn Movement and Population Study June 2024
Sage-grouse Synergies: Community Responses to Wetland Restoration in the Northern Great Plans September 2024
Fish Creek Recreation Planning June 2023
Preventing Predation July 2024
Elk Recreation Study June 2024
Predator use of Prey June 2024
From Beavers to Bats: Assessing the Importance of Beaver and Beaver-based Restoration to Riparian Communities in Prairie Systems December 2027
The Next Frontier: D&E Tools to estimate density via cameras to examine population impacts of CWD/Effects of Management June 2023
A Framework for guiding management decisions for amphibians July 2023
US FWS-UM Collaboration to Support Native American Graduate Students in Wildlife Biology July 2024
Wolverine Survey Analysis June 2024
Moose Population March 2024
Sage Grouse-Songbird Bug Grazing June 2024
Pollinator monitoring and research in the eastern United States May 2024
Techno-ecological impacts and synergies of floating solar July 2024
At-Risk Species Conservation in the Connecticut River August 2024
Advancing conservation and restoration of Brook Floater and associated freshwater mussels December 2024
Review of Georgia reservoir fish monitoring data and sampling procedures June 2024
[GADNR] DMAP Camera Trap Image Classification August 2022
[GADNR] Entry of Point-Count Data for Sandhill Restoration Project October 2022
Development of point-of-use invasive species eDNA screening approaches September 2024
Impact of climate driven water-level fluctuations on recreational fisheries in the Northern Glaciated Plains September 2025
Movement and distribution of Lake Sturgeon in the Coosa River May 2024
Evaluation of Contaminant Stressors to Endangered and At-Risk Freshwater Mussel Health in the Conasauga River Basin May 2024
Continuation of Sicklefin model development for GA DNR. June 2023
Spot-tailed earless lizard status assessment December 2022
Research and development of a suitable method for estimating weekly-stratified abundances of migrating juvenile salmonids in the absence of mark-recpature experiments January 2026
Water Management to support endangered species in the ACF river basin September 2022
Developing communities of expert practice (COEP) to apply intergenerational expertise to challenging aquatic conservation problems. PI: M. E, Mather, Collaborators: Sean Hitchman, Joseph Smith, Dan Shoup, Quinton Phelps, John Dettmers, Kristen Faull-Chestnut. 2021-2025. December 2025
Native Fish Conservation Assessment in Desert Rivers of the IMW. January 2022
Efficacy of Conservation Actions for Imperiled Colorado River Fishes in the Grand Canyon, Arizona April 2022
Linking annual waterfowl productivity and Louisiana hunter-harvest to natal / molt origins using stable isotope ecology June 2026
Using a Bayesian belief network to structure Species Status Assessments of data-deficient species: a case study with Piebald Madtom August 2026
Big game migration mapping - developing methods for atypical migrants September 2027
Using adaptive genetic variation to improve genetic stock assignment in Lake Erie September 2024
Wildlife species data acquisition and analysis for understanding the influence of habitat degradation on sportfishes in SD impoundments June 2025
Invasive carp population modeling: ecosystem impacts of control methods December 2025
Modeling host behavior and environmental transmission of chronic wasting disease July 2027
Development of New Generation ‘Mixture-Aware’ Stock Analysis Models Based on Catch-at-Age Data for Lake Whitefish in Lake Michigan December 2023
Advancing broodstock selection to optimize brook trout stocking in Wisconsin December 2023
Evaluating Potential Factors Limiting Lake Sturgeon Reproductive Success in the Upper Fox River December 2023
Understanding smallmouth bass recruitment in relation to nest fishing along Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula October 2024
American bullfrog control in southeast Arizona December 2024
Walleye fisheries bright spots in a changing climate December 2026
Assessing threats to Cascade red foxes in Washington September 2025
Optimizing sampling efforts for estimating urban and rural coyote density and determining coyote diet using a noninvasive framework March 2022
Assessing threats to critical seabird foraging habitat in the Salish Sea September 2024
Maximizing the value of Salish Sea aerial surveys for sea duck management June 2024
Factors Influencing Detection and Occurrence of Plains Spotted Skunks in Oklahoma December 2025
Assessment of Prairie Gray Fox Population Distribution, Dynamics, and Genetics in Oklahoma June 2027
Evaluation of Cougar Predation and Bear Kleptoparasitism on Vermejo Park Ranch, New Mexico June 2025
Targeted surveys to prevent the extinction of Slender Chub Erimystax cahni October 2023
Identification of larval darters collected near Niagara Dam on Roanoke River December 2022
Developing population viability models for eastern indigo snakes December 2026
Eastern indigo snake population monitoring in north-central Florida September 2023
Investigating the Role of Host Behavior and Environmental Transmission in CWD Dynamics September 2025
Statistical model development to inform disease management in Montana June 2027
Highland's Sheep Project December 2027
How will methods to suppress an invasive fish affect Yellowstone Lake water quality? December 2025
Building a modeling framework for understanding and predicting dynamics of diseases in wildlife: WNS surveillance as a case study July 2024