Headquarters Technical Assistance Activities
As part of our mission, each of the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit scientists routinely provides technical assistance ranging from data analysis support, GIS mapping, workshops, and consultations on a variety of natural resource issues.
Examples of technical assistance recently provided to state, federal and university cooperators are provided below.
|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
USDA/NRCS Alabama Farm Bill Committee
Prototyped a tool for adaptive harvest management of White-tailed Deer in Alabama
|Grand, McGowan, Silvano, Price, Keever||2012-09-01|
Prototyped a tool for adaptive harvest management for Eastern Wild Turkeys in Alabama.
Presentation of forest management decision tool for Wildlife Management Areas in Alabama.
Design and analysis of Camera Survey for Eastern Wild Turkeys in Geneva County Alabama.
Conducted a workshop and prototyped a tool to guide decisions regarding funding and management of projects for Alabama State Wildlife Action Plan.
Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Commision Deer Management Committee
Alabama Wild Turkey Production Survey -- led survey design;conducting surveys in piedmont ecoregion. Ongoing assistance.
|Role - Description||Provider||Start Date||End Date|
|Chair, Ireland Distinguished Professorship Selection Committee - Reviewed applications, solicited letters of recommendation, chaired committee meetings, reported to Dean.||Grand||2008-08-01||Present|
|Member, Graduate Program Policies Committee/School Forestry Wildlife Sciences||Grand||2005-09-01||Present|
|Member, Research Committee/School of Forestry Wildlife Sciences||Grand||2004-09-01||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|
|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|
|Member, Faculty Search Committee/Chair Wildlife Position||Grand||2006-09-01||2006-10-31|
|Member, UAF/SFOS Faculty Search Committee, Physiological Ecology of Fish||Margraf||2008-09-01||Present|
|Member, Institute of Arctic Biology Management Committee, University of Alaska - Fairbanks||Margraf||1999-10-01||Present|
|Member, Faculty Search Committee, Assistant Professor of Fisheries, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska - Fairbanks||Margraf||2007-09-01||2008-05-31|
|Member, Faculty Search Committee, Undergraduate Program Director for Fisheries, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska - Fairbanks||Margraf||2005-09-01||2006-07-31|
|Member, Program Planning Committee for Faculty of the Future, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska - Fairbanks||Margraf||2005-01-01||2005-08-31|
|Role and Organization||Individual||Start Date||End Date|
|The Wildlife Society||Grand||2000-01-01||Present|
|Member, Technical Advisory Team for Peer Review, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 7, Refuges||Margraf||2001-02-01||2004-12-31|
|Member, Technical Advisory Team for Fisheries, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 7, Refuges||Margraf||2001-02-01||2004-12-31|
|Member, Technical Advisory Panel for the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge fisheries research program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||Margraf||2001-08-01||2001-08-31|
|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|
|Member, Fisheries, Aquatic and Endangered Resources Advisory Committee, U.S. Geological Survey||Margraf||2003-04-01||2004-12-31|
|International Hunter Education Association||Organ||2000-01-01||Present|
|Boone and Crockett Club||Organ||2011-11-01||Present|