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

Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Photo of landscape taken at a Arizona reservoir.

The Cooperative Research Unit program was established in 1935 to enhance graduate education in fisheries and wildlife sciences and to facilitate research between natural resource agencies and universities on topics of mutual concern. Today, there are 40 Cooperative Research Units in 38 states. Each unit is a partnership among the U.S. Geological Survey, a State natural resource agency, a host university, and the Wildlife Management Institute.

Staffed by Federal personnel, Cooperative Research Units conduct research on renewable natural resource questions, participate in the education of graduate students, provide technical assistance and consultation on natural resource issues, and provide continuing education for natural resource professionals.

We invite you to explore our website further and check out our research projects, meet our students, and review exciting, new research findings.

Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Federal Staff

Javan Bauder
Bauder, Javan
Assistant Unit Leader

Dr. Scott A. Bonar
Bonar, Scott
Unit Leader

Melanie Culver
Culver, Melanie
Assistant Unit Leader

Contact Us

Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

104 Biological Sciences East Building University of Arizona
Tucson AZ 85721-0001
Phone: (520) 621-1959
Fax: (520) 621-8801

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