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

Idaho Technical Assistance Activities


Owyhee Canyonlands Streamgage Installation. Credit: John Wirt, USGS


Description and Agency Provider(s) Date
Workshop on Climate Change and the National Park Wildlife Refuge System. Invited presentation and leading a session on Climate Change in Shepherdstown WV
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Friends for the Future Academy
Scott 2009-02-20
Workshop on Climate Change and the National Park Wildlife Refuge System during the Climate Change regional team meeting.
Atlanta Georgia U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2008-11-04
Worked on Advisory board
Scott 2001-08-01
Walleye Technical Group; Provided expertise on the management of invasive Walleye populations in western North America
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Quist 2018-04-01
State of the Birds 2010 Science Advisory Board Meeting, Arlington, VA
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Scott 2010-09-18
Shared Results of America's Top 40 Policy and Management Research Questions with Natural Resource Staff, Bureau of Land Management, Washington, DC
Natural Resource Staff
Scott 2010-12-07
Shared Results of America's Top 40 Policy and Management Research Questions with National Science Foundation Program Division, and Deputy Division Directors of Environmental Biology, Washington, DC
Program Division, Division of Environmental Biology
Scott 2010-12-08
Shared Results of America's Top 40 Policy and Management Relevant Research Questions with Science Advisors to Directors Mineral and Management; US Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Department of Interior, Washington, DC
Department of Interior
Scott 2010-12-07
Shared Results of America's Top 40 Policy and Management Relevant Research Questions
US Forest Service, Chief of Research
Scott 2010-12-06
Science Advisor; 38 Minus: the Idaho fish project; Served as the academic contact and fisheries expert on an art and educational exhibit focused on native fishes
Pritchard Art Gallery
Quist 2011-01-01
SERDP Workshop to Military Staff and Tribal Representatives
Yakima WA
Scott 2009-03-26
Reviewer, Great Lakes Fisheries Commission Science Board. Peer reviewer for 2 research proposals
Great Lakes Fisheries Commission Science Board
Moffitt 2015-03-02
Reviewer for proposals for North Pacific Research Board of Alaska. Review and discussion of proposals
North Pacific Research Board (NPRB)
Moffitt 2014-12-05
Recovery Management Agreements Workshop on Development of formal management agreements that would provide assurances of continued management of endangered species following de-listing
USDOI Fish and Wildlife Service
Scott 2004-03-01
Provided technical assistance to Tribal biologists about implementing a moose population monitoring program using trail cameras and an occupancy model.
Coeur d Alene Tribe
Ausband 2018-12-01
Presented results of SERDP project to military managers and research collaborators
N.A. Wildlife and National Resources Conference
Scott 2009-03-14
Pend Oreille Basin Aquatic Invasive Species Committee and Lakes Commission.
Lakes Commission
Moffitt 2014-08-15
Participated on RGE review panel
USGS
Ausband 2019-06-30
Participated in Science Advisory Board Meeting, Laval Lake Conservation and Advisory Board, Ketchum, Idaho
Lava Lake Conservation and Advisory Board
Scott 2010-09-23
Participate on peer review panel on Sweden's wolf population monitoring program.
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Ausband 2019-03-18
Participate on panel to review Washington state's wolf location data sharing program.
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Ausband 2019-03-13
Panel Member, Idaho Sage-Grouse Science Panel, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, February 2005. Boise iD
Idaho Sage-Grouse Science Panel
Scott 2005-02-01
Pacific States Fisheries Legislative Task Force updates and highlights of emerging issues
Legislative Reps from states of CA, OR, WA, ID, Alaska
Moffitt 2015-10-15
Outside reviewer for tenure and promotion, University of Michigan.
University of Michigan
Moffitt 2015-07-01
Only U.S. biologist on a working group organized by Canadian Wildlife Service to conduct a threats assessment for COSEWIC 2017 status assessment on the Burrowing Owl (a federally endangered species in Canada).
Canadian Wildlife Service
Conway 2016-10-01
New Zealand mudsnails and invasive mollusks. Workshop for Idaho Department of Fish and Game and others. Nampa Research. January 2011.
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Stockton 2011-01-16
Member, Independent Scientific Peer Review of Kalamath Basin Long-term Plan for Protecting Late Summer Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River. Provide reviews and assessment of EIS and other documents
Klamath Basin Office
Moffitt 2016-08-15
Member, Future Directions Committee of National Parks, Second Century Commission
George Wright Society
Scott 2008-08-01
Member, Delta Stewardship Council's Scientific Review Team for Feasibility study of shore-based ballast water reception and treatment facilities in California. virtual and in person meetings and reviews.
Delta Stewardship Council
Moffitt 2015-07-01
Member, Advisory Committee to the National Park Services Advisory Board on New Directions for the National Park System, Washington DC
National Park Services
Scott 2010-06-10
Member of the Leader Committee for the Idaho Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy. Attended meeting in Boise, ID, May 2007
Idaho Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation
Scott 2005-06-01
Member of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Recovery Team
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Scott 2006-02-01
Member of the Hawai'i Forest Bird Recovery Team
Hawai'i Forest Bird Recovery Team
Scott 2001-02-01
Member of Western Regional Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species
U S Fish and Wildlife Service
Moffitt 2014-09-15
Member of Research Review Panel, Agriculture Research Service Office of Scientific Quality, Fish Health, 2014 project plans
Department of Agriculture
Moffitt 2014-08-15
Member
David H. Smith Memorial Grants Advisory Board
Scott 2000-05-01
Kootenai River Technical Advisory Committee; The purpose of the committee is to provide insight on research and management activities on the Kootenai River system (BC, MT, ID).
Kootenai River Technical Advisory Committee
Quist 2012-08-01
Invited to participate in a panel with USFWS research collaboration panel to discuss future natural resource needs and develop a research plan for implementing conservation activities adjacent refuges on federal lands.
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Scott 2010-04-05
Invited participant to establish Dreissenid mussel research priorities. Portland State University. Organized by Pacific States, USGS, and USFWS. 3-5 November.
Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission
Moffitt 2015-11-03
Invited member of the Technical Advisory Team for management and recovery of the Northern Idaho Ground Squirrel
Idaho Department of Fish & Game, USFWS
Conway 2017-10-15
Invited external reviewer for promotion package for Full Professor, Oregon State University.
Oregon State University
Conway 2018-07-01
Invited by Region 1 Director as technical expert for "Assessing problems with conservation of Spotted Owl" at USFWS meeting in Portland OR
Scott 2008-06-25
Invited Member of American Ornithological Society's Meeting Coordination Committee, which helps organize all aspects of the annual professional conference each year.
American Ornithological Society
Conway 2017-05-01
Invited Expert, the National Parks Second Century Commission Meeting
Nature Conservancy
Scott 2008-09-26
Invited Advisor, Nature Conservancy and the Channel Islands National Park Biologists on recovery plans for the Santa Cruz Island Scrub Jay and other endemic species
Nature Conservancy
Scott 2008-09-28
Hosted Workshop on Endangered Hawai'ian Forest birds' status, threats and management options
Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge
Scott 2008-10-05
Great Lakes Fisheries Commission Science Board. Reviewer for research proposals. May-July
Great Lakes Fisheries Commission
Moffitt 2016-07-18
Fish Population Dynamics Workshop; Presented a symposium on fish population dynamics.
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Quist 2015-02-01
Fish Population Dynamics Workshop; Presented a symposium on fish population dynamics.
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Quist 2016-03-01
Ecological Conflict and context of National Park System. Workshop for strategic decision making
USGS worksho, Salt Lake City, UT
2009-06-01
Differentiating tributaries of the Pend O’Reille river watershed to determine important areas of recruitment for west slope cutthroat trout
Idaho Game and Fish Department
Carleton, Quist 2013-03-01
Differentiating tributaries of the Kootenai River Watershed and linking adult red band rainbow trout to their natal origins to support conservation and management.
Montana Game Fish and Parks
Carleton, Quist 2013-03-01
Co-organizer, 6th National New Zealand mudsnail conference. Moscow, Idaho. March 15-16.
Utah Department of Wildlife
Stockton 2011-03-15
Co-organizer and presenter for Western Regional New Zealand mudsnail workshop. Seattle WA 16-17 June. As part of this, I presented summaries of our risk assessment, as well as control measures. No abstracts were provided, but I led discussion on control measures, as well as case histories. I will provide input to a revised regional document that the FWS will be the lead on.
Washington Invasive Species Council
Moffitt 2015-01-15
Chaired session on "Conservation Assessments of Large Areas". A symposium on land use futures
Scott 1999-07-01
Chaired a session for the All Conservancy Science Meeting for the Nature Conservancy.
Scott 2002-05-01
Chair Aquatic USGS RGE review team. Coordinated review of 19 scientists for USGS
RGE Office
Moffitt 2015-01-01
Attended Meeting of Science and Strategic Growth Advisory Boards of National Parks Association Second Century Commission, Washington, DC
Second Century Commission
Scott 2010-12-07
Assistance for regional hatcheries with invasive species control and risk assessment
Washington Department of Fish and Widllife
Moffitt 2014-01-01
Assist staff at Ringold Hatchery, Washington Dept Fish and Wildlife to discuss New Zealand control measures.
Washington Department of Fish and Widllife
Moffitt 2015-06-22
Asked to be reviewer for promotion and tenure package, University of Wyoming
University of Wyoming
Conway 2014-07-12
Asked to be reviewer for promotion and tenure package, University of Vermont.
University of Vermont
Conway 2017-07-12
Asked to be reviewer for promotion and tenure package, University of Maine
University of Maine
Conway 2017-07-12
Asked to be reviewer for promotion and tenure package, Franklin and Marshall College
Franklin and Marshall College
Conway 2012-07-12
Asked to be reviewer for promotion and tenure package, Boise State University
Boise State University
Conway 2016-07-12
Asked to be reviewer for promotion and tenure package of Dr. W. Gregory Shriver, Department of Entomology and Applied Ecology at University of Delaware.
University of Delaware
Conway 2011-09-12
Age and Growth Workshop; Presented a workshop focused on the age and growth of fishes and how to use the information to guide management.
Utah Department of Wildlife Resources
Quist 2017-12-12
Age and Growth Workshop; Presented a workshop focused on the age and growth of fishes and how to use the information to guide management.
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Quist, Klein 2018-03-01
Age and Growth Workshop; Presented a workshop focused on the age and growth of fishes and how to use the information to guide management.
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Klein, Quist 2014-03-01
Advisory Committee Member, State of the Birds 2011
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Scott 2010-02-15
Role - Description Provider         Start Date        End Date       
co-PI, Doris Duke Scholars Program - develop and implement program to educate and mentor under-represented students in natural resources Conway 2016-07-01 Present
Tenure and promotion committee, CNR - Review candidates for promotion in the college of natural resources. Moffitt 2013-09-01 2013-12-31
Search Committee for Environmental Science Director - One of 5 members to select new term director for the University of Idaho Environmental Science Program Moffitt 2011-06-01 2011-09-30
Search Committee Laboratory Manager - participate in choosing a suitable manager for general laboratory space in the college Moffitt 2014-09-01 2015-11-30
Safety committee, College of Natural Resources. - One of 6 members of the Moffitt 2011-06-01 2015-11-30
Promotion and Tenure Committee (Chair for 2016) in College of Natural Resources - Serve as chair for committee, lead preparation of documents and reviews to provide to College Dean Moffitt 2015-09-01 Present
Promotion Committee - evaluate promotion package for faculty members Moffitt 2012-09-01 2012-10-31
Non-thesis Masters degree committee - Explore avenues for addition on non-thesis based Masters in Wildlife Sciences at Univ. of Idaho Ausband 2019-08-01 Present
Member, Taylor Ranch steering Committee, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho Scott 1999-08-01 Present
Member, Search Committee for Unit Leader Moffitt 2011-05-01 2011-06-30
Member, Search Committee for Population Ecologist - review applicants for faculty position and rank applicants Conway 2012-08-01 2013-05-31
Member, Search Committee for Department Chair - review applicants for department chair and rank applicants Conway 2014-05-01 2014-06-30
Member, Search Committee for Chair of Environmental Science Dept. Scott 2007-01-01 Present
Member, Review Committee, Chair of Forest Products Department Scott 2005-10-01 2006-02-28
Member, College of Natural Resources Leadership Team, Univ of Idaho Conway 2020-01-01 Present
Member, Climate and Culture Committee, Dept of Fish & Wildlife Sciences - develop and implement mechanisms to improve the experience of graduate students in the department Conway 2014-07-01 Present
Member University of Idaho tribal natural resources outreach team - Member of University of Idaho tribal natural resources team for outreach activities with tribes, outreach with visiting tribes, travel to meet with tribal educators Moffitt 2015-05-01 Present
Member Natural Resources Tribal Educational Summit - Key organizing and planning team for Natural Resources Tribal Engagement Educational Summit September-October 2015. Panel moderator, assisted with invitations and hosting. Moffitt 2015-05-01 2016-10-31
Member Forest Rangeland Fire Sciences Department Head Search Committee - Participate as outside departmental representative on the FRFS Department Head Selection Committee Moffitt 2016-09-01 Present
Member Environmental Science Core Faculty - Serve to assist in Environmental Science Program curriculum and program evaluation Moffitt 2015-02-01 Present
Member Doris Duke Scholars Program - Arranged for summer interns in aquatic resources for Keala Bush (marine) and Viviana Baeza Nunez (freshwater). Followed their activities during summer. Moffitt 2016-05-01 2016-08-31
Graduate Student Office Space Committee, Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho - Graduate Student Office Space Committee; member; planning and administering renovation of graduate student office space. Quist 2014-07-01 2016-12-31
Fish and Wildlife Sciences Department Head Search Committee - Serve as a committee member tasked with organizing and administering the search for a Department Head. Quist 2013-10-01 2014-02-28
Fish Physiology Search Committee - Serve on faculty search for a fish physiologist to join the faculty of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences Moffitt 2014-03-01 2015-01-31
Fish Physiologist Search Committee, University of Idaho - Fish Physiologist Search Committee; member Quist 2014-06-01 2015-12-31
Faculty promotion panel - Review faculty member promotion package and make recommendation. Ausband 2019-09-01 Present
Design and planning for Aquaculuture Research Building Addition - I will participate in the selection of suitable firms and then interactions with them to complete the design criteria for the aquaculture reserach center addition on campus. Moffitt 2014-02-01 2014-05-31
Culture and Climate Committee, Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho Quist 2014-07-01 Present
Committee (Hire) - Participate on hiring panel for Administrative Assistant at Coop Unit Ausband 2020-04-01 Present
College Representative, Graduate Council, University of Idaho - discuss and vote on policy related to graduate student education at the Unviersity of Idaho Conway 2012-04-01 2015-09-30
Co-chair, Taylor Ranch Wilderness Research Workshop Coordinating Committee Scott 2008-05-01 2008-05-31
Chair, Search Committee for Wildlife Habitat Ecologist - appoint and lead search committee, prepare position description and paperwork, submit advertisements, review applicants for faculty position and rank applicants Conway 2015-07-01 2015-12-31
Chair, Search Committee for Population Ecologist - review applicants for faculty position and rank applicants Conway 2013-08-01 2014-05-31
Chair, Diversity workshop with Carolyn Finney - Co-organizer for two day workshop and presentations on multi-cultural inclusion with Dr. Carolyn Finney author of Black faces and White Spaces. 27-30 September. Panel moderator. Moffitt 2015-05-01 2015-09-30
Role and Organization Individual         Start Date        End Date       
Wood River Land Trust aquatic studies at Rock Creek restoration site Moffitt 2016-06-30 2016-06-30
USGS All Hands Meeting Scott 2010-03-01 2010-03-31
Tenure and Promotion External Reviewer, UC Davis Moffitt 2014-04-01 2014-07-31
Reviewer. Montana Water Resources Seed Grants Moffitt 2010-11-01 2010-12-31
Reviewer for Lake Tahoe Consortium Proposals Moffitt 2012-12-01 2013-02-28
Reviewer for Department of Agriculture CREES, Small Business Investment in Research (SPIR) Phase II grants- Aquaculture Moffitt 2012-02-01 2012-05-31
Reviewer for CREES SBIR Aquaculture Proposals Moffitt 2012-11-01 2013-01-31
Reviewer Israel Bi-national Agricultural Research and Development Fund proposals Moffitt 2011-09-01 2012-03-31
Reviewer Alaska Marine Ecosystem Grant Program Moffitt 2011-01-01 2011-03-31
Reviewer Alaska Marine Ecosystem Grant Program Moffitt 2012-02-01 2012-07-31
Outside reviewer for tenure decision. Hatfield Marine Science Center and Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation OSU Moffitt 2011-08-01 2011-09-30
Outside Reviewer for tenure decision, University of California @ Davis Moffitt 2011-08-01 2011-09-30
Ohio Agriculture Research and Development Center (OARDC) Moffitt 2011-06-01 2012-06-30
Member, Technical Committee for Northern Idaho Ground Squirrel Conway 2017-08-01 Present
Member, Senior Science Council, The Nature Conservancy Scott 2005-07-01 Present
Member, Search Committee for Idaho Dept of Fish & Game research biologist Conway 2012-08-01 2012-09-30
Member, Search Committee for Assistant Professor, Univ of Idaho Conway 2016-01-01 2016-10-31
Member, Ivory billed woodpecker Recovery Team Scott 2005-07-01 Present
Member, Idaho Dept of Fish & Game Committee on State Wildlife Action Plans Scott 2005-04-01 Present
Member, Hawaii Forest Bird Recovery Team Scott 2000-01-01 Present
Member, David H. Smith postdoctoral advisory committee, The Nature Conservancy Scott 1999-01-01 2004-06-30
Member, Climate Change Impact on National Wildife Refuges, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Scott 2006-11-01 Present
Member, Climate Change Committee, U.S. Department of Interior Scott 2007-01-01 Present
Member, Advisory Board, Anhauser Bush Wildlife Scholarship Scott 2000-01-01 Present
Interactive workshop with Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile. Moffitt 2014-07-01 2014-07-31
Fisheries Strategic Plan Steering Committee for USFWS, Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Moffitt 2012-05-01 2014-12-31
Co-chair, Whooping Crane Review Team, U.S. Department of the Interior Scott 1999-06-01 1999-12-31
Chair, Search Committee for Assistant Coop Unit Leader Conway 2018-01-01 2018-10-31
Chair, Pacific Area Avifauna Recovery Team Scott 1992-01-01 1998-12-31
Reviewer Lake Tahoe Tahoe Science Consortium Research Program Moffitt 2010-10-01 2011-01-31
Outreach Activity Provider(s)        Date       
provided updates and brief results of Lake Pend Oreille study for Lakes Commission and Invasive species work group. Moffitt 2016-09-28
provided information on PKD disease episodes in Montana and Idaho for public radio Moffitt 2016-08-01
Shared Expertise on White Pelican Populations in Eastern Idaho. Pocatello, ID Scott 2009-08-06
Scientific interpretation of Lonnie Hutson exhibit at Prichard Gallery Moffitt 2014-02-21
Provided input to Lewiston Tribune writer, Eric Barker regarding thermal stress on salmonds in low flow, high temperature rivers Moffitt 2015-07-22
Presentation to Regional Naturalists on the infestation of Asian clams in Lake Pend Oreille, ID Moffitt, Braker 2014-07-26
Organized and participated in public meeting in Sandpoint ID to discuss aquatic invasive species, specifically an infestation of Asian clams Moffitt 2014-06-24
Invited Speaker: Research Careers with the USGS, The Nature Conservancy post doctoral fellows program. Providence, RI. April 2005. Scott 2005-04-01
Invited Speaker: "The Endangered Species Act at 30: Renewing the Conservation Promise," Congressional Course. Harvard University. March 2005. Scott 2005-03-01
Invited Speaker: "Endangered Species Act at 30: Renewing the Conservation Commitment." Presentation made to director and staff of the Idaho Office of Species Conservation. Boise, ID. October 2004. Scott 2004-10-05
Invited Speaker: "Conservation Landscape 2076: Where, What, Who?" Kootenai County, Cd'A Chamber Series. Coeur d' Alene, Idaho. February 2005. Scott 2005-02-10
Invited Speaker/Panel Chair, "Advocacy in Science", All Hands Meeting. Sarasota, FL February 2005. Scott 2005-02-15
Invited Speaker, "The Endangered Species Act at 30: Renewing the Conservation Promise", Environmental Law Institute and the American Bar Association Washington D.C., April 7, 2005. Scott 2005-04-07
Invited Speaker, "Ecological Content and Context of America's National Wildlife Refuge Systems", National Wildlife Refuge Association, October 2004, New Hampshire Scott 2004-10-01
Invited Presentation: "Endangered Species Act at 30: Renewing the Conservation Promise." Practical Paths Workshop,Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, October 2004, Boise, Idaho Scott 2004-10-01
Invited Co-Presenter, H&H Natural Resources Law Retrea, "Demographics, Goods and Services: Oikos Opportunities in Our World of Change" Scott 2008-06-06
Interview with Jeff Young, National Public Radio. Topic: Endangered Species Act and the ESA at 30 Project. June 2005. Scott 2005-06-01
Contributed fish and expertise to an art and educational exhibit focused on native fishes in Idaho Quist 2014-04-06
Conference, Faculty, Students of Universidado de Nuevo Leon and Environmental Authorities of Tamaulipas, Mexico Scott 2001-12-01
Briefed Assistant Secretary for Science and Water results of the Endangered Species Project @ 30. Scott 2004-11-01
Briefed Assistant Secretary for Parks and Wildlife on results of Endangered Species Project @ 30. Scott 2004-10-05
30-minute interview with a reporter for Science Magazine Scott 2005-10-20