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

Maine Staff Member


Abdulai Barrie

Abdulai Barrie

Phone: (207) 745 - 5378
Email: abdulai.barrie@maine.edu

Education

  • MS University of Maine 2016

Biography

Abdulai Barrie is a native from Sierra Leone, West Africa. He has worked on Biodiversity/wildlife conservation issues in Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia, Ghana, and Ivory Coast and is passionate about Wildlife conservation, EIAs and climate change issues in the Upper Guinea Forest region. Barrie is excited to be in Graduate school at the University of Maine after over a decade of field work, teaching and project management in biodiversity conservation. Prior to coming to the University of Maine, Barrie worked for Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in Sierra Leone for 9 years in various positions including as Acting Director of the Project and the Executive Director for the Bumbuna Watershed Management Authority. He also worked for a year in neighboring Liberia as Forest Projects Officer for International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). I hold a BSc. and MS degrees from Njala University, Sierra Leone in Applied Ecology and Environmental Biology respectively.

Presentations Presentation Date
Barrie, A., Loftin, C. and Zydlewski, J. 2016. Changes in fish assemblages and chimpanzee communities after completion of the Bumbuna hydroelectric dam, northern Sierra Leone, West Africa. Annual meeting of the Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Maine, Orono. March 25. 2016-03-23
Barrie, A., Loftin, C. and Zydlewski, J. 2016. Changes in fish assemblages after completion of the Bumbuna hydroelectric dam, northern Sierra Leone, West Africa. Annual meeting of the Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Maine, Orono. March 25. 2016-03-23
Barrie, A., Loftin, C. and Zydlewski, J. (2015). Influence of dam construction on chimpanzee distribution, abundance, and nest characteristics in the Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project, Northern Sierra Leone, West Africa. Annual meeting of the Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Maine, Orono. March 25. 2015-03-25
Barrie, A., Loftin, C. and Zydlewski, J. (2015) Changes in fish assemblages after completion of the Bumbuna hydroelectric dam, northern Sierra Leone, West Africa. Annual meeting of the Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Maine, Orono. March 25. 2015-03-25
Barrie, A., C.S. Loftin, and J. Zydlewski. 2015. Conservation status of western chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) in the Bumbuna hydroelectric project, northern Sierra Leone, following impoundment by the dam. 6th annual SCCS-NY meeting of the American Museum of Natural History's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, New York, NY, 7-9 October. 2015-10-07