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

Alabama Technical Assistance Activities

Student setting a trap for bobwhite quail on Conecuh National Forest, AL.

Description and Agency Provider(s) Date
Updated Bayesian decision tool for listing status and PVA of Spectacled and Steller's Eiders
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Dunham, Mercado-Silva 2013-12-01
USDA/NRCS Alabama Farm Bill Committee
Grand 2004-07-01
SDM workshop for CALO (NPS and Climate Science Center)
National Parks Service
Irwin, Lloyd 2015-06-15
Prototyped a tool for adaptive harvest management of White-tailed Deer in Alabama
Alabama DCNR
Grand, McGowan, Silvano, Price, Keever 2012-09-01
Prototyped a tool for adaptive harvest management for Eastern Wild Turkeys in Alabama.
Alabama DCNR
Barber, Mercado-Silva 2014-01-10
Presentation of forest management decision tool for Wildlife Management Areas in Alabama.
Alabama DCNR
Grand 2014-07-23
Participated in AU Wildlife Faculty retreat for designing new undergraduate curriculum.
Mitchell 2003-03-01
Met with researchers in the Guadiana River Basis to 1)Develop avenues for cross-collaboration with scientists and stakeholders in the Guadiana River Basin, Portugal, one of the NeWater CVase Study rivers; 2)Present ideas and data relative to our Tallapoosa River Adaptive management project, including implementation strategies; 3)Discuss methodologies relative to adaptive management in the Tallapoosa River Basin and how they relate to Guadiana River Basin, including faunal monitoring and modeling programs and 4)Investigate the potential for simultaneous adaptive management in the US and Europe to increase our learning rates regarding system function.
Irwin 2006-03-25
Member, Endangered Mammals Committee, 2nd Alabama Non-game Conference
Mitchell 2002-07-01
Member of Warm Springs Tech Center Review Team
Irwin 2014-01-14
Indigo Snake reintroduction planning and monitoring in Alabama
US Fish and Wildlife Service
McGowan, Erickson, Folt 2016-03-01
Harris Dam Temperature Technical Committee
Irwin 2016-03-15
Harris Dam Temperature Technical Committee
Irwin 2013-10-01
Design and analysis of Camera Survey for Eastern Wild Turkeys in Geneva County Alabama.
Alabama DCNR
Grand, Silvano 2014-06-01
Conducted a workshop and prototyped a tool to guide decisions regarding funding and management of projects for Alabama State Wildlife Action Plan.
Alabama DCNR
Silvano 2014-08-21
Coached multiple SDM workshops for Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Irwin 2011-01-15
Coached a Structured Decision Making workshop for multi-agency management of Gulf striped bassfor FWS and several state agencies.
Florida Freshwater Fish Commission
Irwin 2011-08-20
Chair, Adaptive management sub-committee for horseshoe crab harvest in Delaware Bay.
Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commission
McGowan 2014-01-01
Attended meeting of the Southern Appalachian Black Bear Study Group and assisted in drafting a position statement on forest management and black bears.
Mitchell 2002-09-01
Attended meeting of the Black Bear Working Group at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies; assisted in drafting forest management prescriptions for black bears.
Mitchell 2002-10-01
Attend meetings for the Tallapoosa Clean Water Partnership to provide input relative to ecological flows.
Tallapoosa Clean Water Partnership
Irwin, Lloyd 2015-02-20
Attend RL Harris Action Team meetings at the request of ALDCNR for FERC licensing
Irwin, Ouellette 2019-01-15
Assisted MN Department of Natural Resources with initial phases of structured decision making through coaching team members.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Irwin 2011-02-01
Appointed by the USFWS as a member of the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Adaptive Management Technical Team (AMTT). I provide assistance to the service with regard to adaptive management implementation and monitoring for 6 T&E species in the basin.
US Fish and Wildlife Service/Panama City Field Office
Irwin 2017-09-30
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Commision Deer Management Committee
Grand 2004-09-01
Alabama Wild Turkey Production Survey -- led survey design;conducting surveys in piedmont ecoregion. Ongoing assistance.
Grand 2005-06-01
ACF Striped Bass Committee
Adair 2013-10-29
Role - Description Provider         Start Date        End Date       
School of Forestry and Wildlife Vehicle Committee McGowan 2014-10-01 2016-05-31
Partner Participant, Wildlife Program Review, Department of Forestry and Wildlife, Auburn University (2020) - Participate in a review of the Wildlife Program at Auburn Brewer 2020-10-01 2020-10-31
Member, University Library Committee Mitchell 2004-08-01 2005-08-31
Member, School of Fisheries Graduate Committee Irwin 2014-01-01 Present
Member, Research Committee/School of Forestry Wildlife Sciences Grand 2004-09-01 Present
Member, Graduate Program Policies Committee/School Forestry Wildlife Sciences Grand 2005-09-01 Present
Member, Faculty Search Committee/Chair Wildlife Position Grand 2006-09-01 2006-10-31
Member, Auburn Water Resources Council Irwin 2014-01-01 Present
Member Search Committee for Dean of Forestry and Wildife Sciences, Auburn University - Review and rank applicants, solicit recommendations from interested stakeholders, make recommendation to the Provost Grand 2010-03-01 2010-10-31
Disease Ecology Search Committee McGowan 2014-03-01 2015-04-30
Co-Chair, Stream Mesocosm Ad-Hoc Committee Irwin 2014-01-01 Present
Chair, Ireland Distinguished Professorship Selection Committee - Reviewed applications, solicited letters of recommendation, chaired committee meetings, reported to Dean. Grand 2008-08-01 Present
Chair, Harry Murphy Research Excellence Award - Solicited & reviewed applications, chaired committee meetings, drafted recommendation to the Dean Grand 2015-01-01 2015-03-31
Chair - Chair the search and screen committee to hire the Wildlife Assistant Unit Leader. Brewer 2020-09-01 Present
Role and Organization Individual         Start Date        End Date       
reviewer, Water Resources Research Brewer 2020-07-01 2020-07-31
USGS Ecological Flows Working Group Irwin 2015-09-01 Present
USFWS-USACOE ACF AM Management Team Irwin 2017-05-01 Present
The Wildlife Society Grand 2000-01-01 Present
Reviewer, Endangered Species Research Brewer 2020-09-01 2020-10-31
Member, Spectacled Eider Recovery Team (developed and presented population models to examine the potential effects of predator removal on spectacled eider populations on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska in Seward, Alaska) Grand 2004-11-01 Present
Large River Management Forum Irwin 2013-06-01 Present
Gulf Coast Coastal Resiliency Workgroup Irwin 2016-08-01 Present
DOI RESTORE Land Conservation Workgroup Irwin 2016-03-01 Present
Alabama Governor's Instream Flow Panel Irwin 2015-06-01 2018-12-31
Outreach Activity Provider(s)        Date       
Superfund Committee of the Alabama Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation - Estimating size and structure of wild turkey populations in Alabama. Cedar Bluff, AL June 2007 Grand 2007-06-21
Summary of quail research activities presented at the quarterly meeting of the mid-Alabama chapter of Quail Unlimited Grand 2004-02-01
Summary of objectives for the research project "Renesting, nest depredation, and gosling survival of Dusky Canada Geese on the Copper River Delta, Alaska." Dusky Canada Goose Studies Annual Coordination Meeting. 17 October 2002. Anchorage, Alaska USA. Grand 2002-10-17
Status of the Alabama Gap Analysis Project. Southeastern Regional Gap Projects Meeting 25 February 2003, Athens, Georgia USA (Silvano) Grand 2003-02-25
Status of the Alabama Gap Analysis Project. Southeastern Regional Gap Projects Meeting 15 July 2003, Athens, Georgia USA (Silvano) Grand 2003-07-01
Research on the Tallapoosa River below Thurlow Dam. Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. August 2002. Tallassee, Alabama. Irwin 2002-08-01
Progress Report on Conecuh Quail Project. Quarterly meeting mid-Alabama Chapter Quail Unlimited. 6 March 2003. Birmingham, Alabama USA Grand 2003-03-01
Presented results of the decision support model for determining optimal flows below Harris Dam. Harris Dam Stakeholder's Meeting. Sponsored by Harris Dam Stakeholders Group. August 2003. Alexander City, Alabama. Irwin 2003-08-01
Presentation of ALCFWRU research related to the information needs of the East Gulf Joint Venture at meeting of the Steering Committee. Grand 2004-08-01
Participant in the Tallapoosa River Watershed Action Plan Annual Conference, Alexander City, AL. 2005. Irwin 2005-05-01
Overview of the Alabama Gap Analysis Project . Meeting of the Alabama nongame wildlife conference organizing committee. Grand 2003-09-01
Interviewed for an article regarding catfishes in Alabama. Alabama Game and Fish magazine: March 2003. Irwin 2003-03-01
Interview Article-Jackson, K. 2006. First adaptive management implemented in Southeast on Tallapoosa River. Ag Illustrated:3(2) ( Irwin 2006-01-01
Identify flow prescriptions for adaptive management of the Tallapoosa River below R.L. Harris dam. Alabama Department of Conservation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Alabama Rivers Alliance. March 2003. Irwin 2003-03-01
Gap Analysis for Alabama. Annual Meeting of the Forester's Boards of Registration 21 August 2003. Auburn, Alabama USA. Grand 2003-08-01
Conservation of the Upper Coosa basin aquatic fauna. Annual Meeting. February 2003. Irwin 2003-02-01
Becoming an Outdoors Woman. Taught ABC's of Fly Fishing and Wooly Boogers and Friends Workshops. March 2006 Irwin 2006-03-01
Attended Harris Dam Stakeholder's Meeting. Sponsored by Harris Dam Stakeholders Group. May 2003. Wedowee, Alabama Irwin 2003-05-01
Attended Harris Dam Stakeholder's Meeting. Sponsored by Harris Dam Stakeholders Group. June 2003. Alexander City, Alabama. Irwin 2003-06-01
Alabama Gap Analysis Project. Coordination meeting with The Nature Conservancy. 25 July 2003. Birmingham, Alabama. (Silvano and Kleiner) Grand 2003-07-25
Alabama Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation Board - Estimating size and structure of wild turkey populations in Alabama. Aliceville, AL August 2007. Grand 2007-08-11