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
USGS RGE Panel, December 2010
Mather 2010-12-14
USGS Cooperative Research Unit Corner; Wildlife Management Institute Outdoor News Bulletin. Featured Story, September 2020. Incorporating “Big Hairy Audacious Goals” into Natural Resource Research, Management, and Conservation<br><br><br>
Wildlife Management Institute
Mather, Childs 2020-07-01
Technical Assistance Expert Advice for KDWPT on Oxytetracycline Marking for Largemouth Bass
Mather, Bettoli 2011-03-01
Summarized (with Units scientists from NE and SD) the 5 year review of the endangered Topeka shiner.
Paukert 2007-05-22
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)
Haukos 2018-01-01
Provided updates on research by the Kansas Unit to the state agency at their annual Fish and Wildlife Division meeting
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Paukert 2009-03-04
Provided technical assistance to unit cooperators (2020). Consulted with state cooperators numerous times (48+). Consulted with university cooperators numerous times (62+). Consulted with federal and NGO cooperators numerous times (45+).<br><br>
Mather 2019-10-01
Provided statistical and sampling advice and assistance to determine the future directions of the Kansas Stream Survey Team
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
Paukert 2009-01-01
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
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
Participated in Neosho madtom five year species status review
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Paukert 2009-04-12
Part of informal committee to develop proposal to attract a USGS Regional Climate Change Hub to Kansas State
Kansas State University
Paukert 2009-08-07
Outreach Contributed to “Data nuggets,” a nationwide initiative to incorporate current research data into middle school curricula ( 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
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, Science Committee, National Fish Habitat Initiative, 2005-present
Fish Habitat Initiative
Paukert 2005-04-01
Member, Informal USGS committee, Addressing Gender Bias in the RGE Process, 2019-2020. Discussed reasons for discrimination/bias for women in USGS relative to advancement, addressed supervisor-related discrimination/bias, and provided feedback.
Mather 2019-08-01
Longevity Technical Assistance Award, Kansas Chapter, American Fisheries Society, 2020
Kansas American Fisheries Society
Mather 2020-01-30
Judge, Kansas State University Graduate School Research Forum, 2018.
Kansas State University
Mather 2018-05-15
Invited Speaker, Faculty Data Blitz, Graduate Student Recruitment, 2018-2020
Kansas State University
Mather 2018-02-01
Invited Speaker, Annual Meeting, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, 2012
Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, Tourism
Mather 2012-02-22
Invited Peer Reviewer - USFWS Species Status Assessment for the American Burying Beetle
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
I have used my experience to develop innovative insights that address Unit cooperator needs (e.g., gear selection, harvest evaluations, strategic planning, science-based goals, methodology to guide data analysis/collection/fusion, success metrics).<br><br>
Wildlife Management Institute
Mather 2018-01-01
Helped Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks sample Topeka shiners.
Paukert, Whittier, Pitts 2007-07-25
Expert Reviewer, NOAA River Herring Climate Change Workshop Report (As part of the ESA listing Petition), September, 2012.
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
Conducted lab and data analysis, and developed report on zooplankton sampling in Kansas reservoirs
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
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
Analyzed tag return data and evaluated potential reintroduction of endangered species in southwest
Grand Canyon National Park
Paukert 2009-05-01
Analyzed channel catfish stocking data for Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks.
Paukert 2007-04-09
Role - Description Provider         Start Date        End Date       
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
Most Promising Undergraduate Student Committee, Kanas State University, May 2017-2020 - Most Promising Undergraduate Student Committee, Kanas State University, May 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 Mather 2017-05-01 2020-06-30
Member, Division of Biology - Division of Biology Annual Review - Exceeds Expectations on Annual Evaluations Mather 2018-01-01 2020-12-31
KSU Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society - Faculty advisor to the Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society Haukos 2011-08-01 Present
KSU IACUC Committee - Serve on the Animal Care and Use Committee, review and approval protocols related to animal research Haukos 2013-09-01 Present
Graduate Committee, Fish and Wildlife, University of Missouri Paukert 2010-06-01 Present
Chair, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Section, Division of Biology, kansas State University - represent EEB faculty for the Division of Biology Paukert 2009-08-01 2010-05-31
Bioblitz to Recruit Undergraduates into Science Careers - Invited to provide a presentation on environmental science careers to recruit undergraduates Mather 2020-09-01 2020-09-30
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
The Nature Conservancy - US Army Corp of Engineers Ecological Flows Work Group Mather 2020-08-01 2020-10-31
National Science Foundation Review Panel Mather 2013-03-01 2017-11-30
National Fish Habitat Initiative, Science Committee Paukert 2005-06-01 Present
NRES Governing Board, KSU Haukos 2020-06-01 2023-12-31
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
Interviewed as a Biological and Conservation Expert for 2020 River Stressors Documentary Podcast Mather 2020-09-01 2020-10-31
Governing Board Member, Natural Science Representative, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Secondary Major, Kansas State University Haukos 2020-08-01 2022-08-31
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
Participant, Kansas Association of Wetlands and Streams Conservation Series, August 2020 Mather 2020-07-01 2020-08-31
Outreach Activity Provider(s)        Date       
Wrote popular article for the Kansas Wildlife and Parks magazine called 'Cats in the Kaw' about current research on flathead catfish management in the Kansas River. Paukert 2007-08-01
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
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
Developed a newsletter on the fisheries activities of the Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Paukert 2006-05-01
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