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

Kansas Technical Assistance Activities


Native sunflowers in a Kansas Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field.


Description and Agency Provider(s) Date
Workshop participant on sampling design for fish and wildlife in Colorado Plateau National Parks
Paukert, Whittier 2004-04-01
Webinar, Conservation Science Web Conference Series CSP3900 08/20/2009 Striped bass movements and diets in coastal Massachusetts
usfws
None
USGS RGE Panel, December 2010
USGS
Mather 2010-12-14
Technical Assistance Expert Advice for KDWPT on Oxytetracycline Marking for Largemouth Bass
KDWPT
Mather, Bettoli 2011-03-01
Served on panel to review and provide input for the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians - Inland Fish and Wildlife Department, climate change vulnerability assessment project on the upland game bird panel.
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians
Haukos 2017-05-15
Served on NSF Macrosystems Review Pannel
National Science Foundation
Haukos 2016-01-01
Reviewed draft report for BLM SGP Rapid Environmental Assessment Vol II (Species and Assemblages)
BLM
Haukos 2018-01-01
Provided pintail satellite locations to Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Germany
Max Planck Institute for Ornithology
Haukos 2017-05-20
Provided data on amphibian diets to Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, in Brazil.
Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul,
Haukos 2017-06-01
Provided an external P/T assessment for University of Wyoming
University of Wyoming
Haukos 2018-01-01
Proposal Reviewer - Sea Grant, 2014-2016
SeaGrant
Mather 2015-09-01
Presentation on the effects of plague on black-tailed prairie dogs
Cully 2003-07-01
Participation in Kansas black-tailed prairie dog conservation working group
Cully 2002-06-01
Outreach Contributed to “Data nuggets,” a nationwide initiative to incorporate current research data into middle school curricula (http://datanuggets.org). Data on striped bass movement will be included into a widely used lesson plan for New England schools (Collaborator Liz Duff, Massachusetts Audubon), 2015, 2016
Audobon Society
Mather 2015-08-01
Organizer, Workshop on An Introduction to Best Practices in Species Distribution Modeling (SDMs). Participants originate from Kansas State University and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism.
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, Tourism
Mather 2010-09-01
Northeastern Naturalist, Guest Editor, Manuscript on Striped bass Winter Movements, 2009-2010
NGO
Mather 2009-12-01
NE AFS Student Paper Judge, Committee Chair, April, 2010.
National Marine Fisheries Service
Mather 2010-04-10
Member, Search Committee, Research Coordinator Position, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, 2012
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, Tourism
Mather 2012-04-17
Member, SeaGrant Review Panel
SeaGrant (Maine)
None
Member, Research Grade Evaluation Panel, U.S. Geological Survey
USGS
None
Member, National Undersea Research Review Panel, Monterey, CA
NURP
None
Maine Atlantic salmon program through Seagrant: Attended advisory session, July 2008
NOAA
Mather 2008-07-25
Lower Connecticut River Studies Group, member, organized by Ken Sprankle, USFWS. With fisheries biologists from Connecticut, identify research and education opportunities in the lower Connecticut River.
USFWS
Mather 2008-09-01
Judge, Kansas State University Graduate School Research Forum, 2018.
Kansas State University
Mather 2018-05-15
Invited Speaker, Annual Meeting, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, 2012
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, Tourism
Mather 2012-02-22
Invited Speaker, Faculty Data Blitz, Student Recruitment, 2018
Kansas State University
Mather 2018-02-16
Invited Peer Reviewer - USFWS Species Status Assessment for the American Burying Beetle
USFWS
Haukos 2017-05-05
Invited Participant - National Science Foundation proposal review panel (Population and community ecology), Arlington, VA, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
National Science Foundation
Mather 2017-04-19
Invited Participant - National Science Foundation proposal review panel (Population and community ecology), Arlington, VA, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016
National Science Foundation
Mather 2010-11-01
Invited Expert. Resilience of North Atlantic Diadromous Fish Assemblages, April 1-2, 2010, University of Maine, Orono.
University of Maine
Mather 2010-03-15
Invited Expert. Assessing river herring declines, Providence, RI, January 2008
Environmental Defense Fund
None
Invited Expert and Panelist, Restore America’s Estuaries, Coffeehouse Panel on Integrating Natural and Social Sciences, Providence, RI, October, 2008
Restore America's Estuaries
2008-10-01
Helped Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks sample Topeka shiners.
Paukert, Whittier, Pitts 2007-07-25
Fish and Fisheries Focus Lunch Series, Organizer. Spring, 2010. Goal: To write a mission statement and “brand brochure” for fish and fisheries research and graduate education at Umass-Amherst.
University of Massachusetts
Mather 2009-09-15
Expert Reviewer, NOAA River Herring Climate Change Workshop Report (As part of the ESA listing Petition), September, 2012.
NOAA
Mather 2012-09-01
Expert Advice Provided, Town of Scituate, Massachusetts, Water Release Timing to Facilitate River Herring Outmigration, September 2012
Town Of Scituate, MA
Mather 2012-09-01
Demonstration on Video Camera Set-up, Organizer, for DMF biologists, January 2010.
MDMF
Mather 2009-01-01
Cooperator Data Exchange, Striped bass acoustic tag data exchange (DMF, UNH, CT DEP, DSU).
Atlantic States
Mather 2008-09-01
Conte Refuge Education and Outreach Collaborative Venture, Planning committee member. With Robert Muth (UMASS), Ken Sprankle (USFWS), Sarah Bevilacqua (USFWS), Sarah Wells (undergraduate, UMASS). Goal: To explore opportunities for undergraduate and graduate outreach and field research experience in the Connecticut River.
USFWS
Mather 2008-09-01
Co-Organizer. Fragstats workshop, Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Manhattan, KS. Approximately 25 researchers signed up for a 2-day workshop to learn about these landscape ecological tools, 2015
Kansas State University
Mather 2015-01-01
Co-Organizer,Workshop on best practices in species distribution modeling (SDMs). Participants originated from Kansas State University, January 2016
Kansas State University
Mather 2016-01-01
Role - Description Provider         Start Date        End Date       
KSU IACUC Committee - Serve on the Animal Care and Use Committee, review and approval protocols related to animal research Haukos 2013-09-01 Present
KSU Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society - Faculty advisor to the Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society Haukos 2011-08-01 Present
Most Promising Undergraduate Student Committee, Kanas State University, May 2017 - Most Promising Undergraduate Student Committee, Kanas State University, May 2017, 2018, 2019 Mather 2017-05-01 2019-06-30
Seminar Committee - Division of Biology Seminar Committee Mather 2014-01-01 2015-12-31
Search Committee, Vertebrate Ecologist, KSU Biology Mather 2012-01-01 2012-04-30
Member, School of Marine Sciences Mather 2004-09-01 2010-12-31
School of Marine Sciences Admissions Committee Mather 2004-01-01 2010-12-31
School of Marine Sciences, Campus Representative Mather 2006-01-01 2007-12-31
Member, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Mather 1998-09-01 2004-09-30
Role and Organization Individual         Start Date        End Date       
WAFWA Haukos 2013-08-01 Present
USGS Research Grade Evaluation Panel, Jackson, WY, May 2017 Mather 2017-05-01 2017-05-31
USFWS, Peer Reviewer; SPECIES STATUS ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR TOPEKA SHINER (NOTROPIS TOPEKA). (VERSION 1.0). U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, REGION 6, DENVER, CO. Mather 2017-08-01 2017-09-30
Plum Island Long Term Ecological Research Site All Scientists Meeting Mather 1999-01-01 2017-12-31
Playa Lakes Joint Venture Haukos 2009-09-01 Present
National Science Foundation Review Panel Mather 2013-03-01 2017-11-30
NRES Governing Board, KSU Haukos 2020-06-01 2023-12-31
Member, USGS - Women's RGEP Mentoring Group Mather 2019-01-01 2020-01-31
Member, USFWS Working Group, Population Viability of Black-tailed Prairie Dogs Cully 2000-01-01 2000-01-31
Member, Science Team, Sharp-tailed Grouse and Greater Prairie-chicken Interstate Working Group Haukos 2017-04-01 Present
Member, Kansas State Conservation Team for Black-tailed Prairie Dogs Cully 2000-01-01 2000-01-31
Member, Kansas Prairie Dog Conservation Team Cully 2000-03-01 Present
KSU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, KSU Haukos 2012-06-01 Present
Invited Tenure Reviewer, University of Wyoming Mather 2017-07-01 2017-10-31
Great Plains LCC Haukos 2011-01-01 2017-01-31
Faculty Host, David Crook, Oz to Oz Seminar Speaker Mather 2018-08-01 2018-10-31
Faculty Advisor, KSU Chapter of The Wildlife Society Haukos 2011-09-01 Present
Appointed Chair, Dissertation Defense, Bryce Marston, Geography, 2017 Mather 2017-01-01 2017-12-31
Member, Most Promising Undergraduate Student Committee, Kanas State University, May 2017, 2018, 2019 Mather 2017-05-01 2019-05-31
Outreach Activity Provider(s)        Date       
Mentored REU Student, Judith Patterson Through Kansas State University-Konza Biological Reserve, July-August 2011 Mather 2011-07-01
Mentored REU student, Casie Lee, June-August 2013 Mather 2013-07-01
Ipswich Rotary Speaker Coauthor Mather 2007-07-10
Invited Speaker - Wildlife and Sportfish Restoration Program Field Trip. Kansas Division of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism. May 2017 Mather 2017-05-04
Guest Lecture/Field Trip, Junction City High School Students, Fall 2012. Provided overview of crayfish movement research using pit tagging Mather 2012-10-04
Environmental Education Field Demonstration, Tagging Crayfish in Kings Creek, Konza LTER, July 21 2011 Mather 2011-07-21
Driver, Shuttle and Bison Loop Vans, Konza Visitors Day, September 2012 Mather 2012-09-29
Coauthor, Marthas Vinyard Surfcasters Annual Banquet Presentation Mather 2006-12-15
Boal, Haukos garner national society’s Wildlife Publication Award. 2018. Texas Tech University CASNR News Center. Article focused on research publication award received by the scientist and colleague. Published online 24 October 2018 Boal, Haukos 2018-10-24