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

Alaska About Us

Nate Cathcart, research technician with the Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, conducts a snorkel survey for juvenile Chinook salmon within a logjam along the Chena River, Alaska.

Alaska Unit staff consists of a Unit Leader, three Assistant Leaders, a Fiscal Officer, and an Administrative Assistant. Unit scientists hold positions as research faculty with the Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and have teaching appointments with the Department of Biology and Wildlife or the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.

The Alaska Unit is housed in the Laurence Irving Building on the West Ridge of the University of Alaska campus in Fairbanks, Alaska.