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

Idaho Staff Member

Dr. Matthew R Falcy

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Assistant Unit Leader
Phone: (208) 885 - 7120
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I am from southern Oregon. I spent four years between Nicaragua (Peace Corps) and Chile (OAS Fellow). I spent a decade with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, where I developed population viability analyses and decision support tools.

Teaching Interest

Bayesian analysis of ecological models, Ecological modeling, Analysis of environmental decisions

Research Interest

I am a quantitative ecologist interested in modeling relationships among vertebrate behavior, habitat, and population dynamics. I am also interested in decision theory and applications to natural resource management. I often use Bayesian analysis and computer simulations to understand drivers of population change and the feasibility of goal attainment.