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

Montana Wildlife Technical Assistance Activities


Mother grizzly at Yellowstone National Park. Credit: Frank van Manen

Description and Agency Provider(s) Date
member of Wewstern Governors Association Science Committee on Crucial Habitat and Corridors
Western Governors Association
Mitchell July 2007
Workshop on monitoring abundance of wolves.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell March 2011
Served on Panel to review and rank proposals for funding
Martin May 2003
Review of nominations/applications for National Research Chairs Program of Canada - these chairs provide 5 years of large funding support for outstanding Canadian researchers. Provide recommendation of fund or not.
Martin August 2002
Overview of wolf abundance estimation using patch occupancy models.
Interagency wolf meeting
Mitchell May 2011
Member of Science Methodology Review Team for Montana Fish, WIldlife and Parks
Montana Fish, WIldlife and Parks
Mitchell November 2008
Facilitated elk working group workshop
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Mitchell May 2011
Facilitated development of research on predator/prey dynamics for elk among state agencies of the northwestern US.
Utah Fish and Wildlife
Mitchell August 2009
Facilitated SDM workshop on setting policy for elk management in Montana.
MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell August 2014
Facilitated SDM workshop on setting lion harvest quotas in Region 1, Montana
MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell April 2014
Facilitated SDM workshop on setting harvest seasons for wolves in Montana.
MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell March 2010
Facilitated SDM workshop on setting goals for Montana's state wildlife action plan (SWAP).
MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell February 2012
Facilitated SDM workshop on setting archery seasons for elk in the Missouri Breaks
Montana Fish, WIldlife and Parks
Mitchell July 2011
Facilitated SDM workshop on managing water levels and waterfowl hunting for Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
Region 4, MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell October 2012
Facilitated SDM workshop on management of elk in the brucellosis Designated Surveillance Area.
MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell January 2012
Facilitated SDM workshop on management of chronic wasting disease in Montana
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell September 2011
Facilitated SDM workshop on balancing angling opportunity and river traffic on the East Fork of the Bitterroot River. (January - February 2014)
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell, Sells January 2017
Facilitated SDM on strengthening relationships between MFWP non-traditional constituents.
MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Mitchell July 2013
Facilitate SDM workshop on developing a monitoring program for birds on the National Bison Range
National Bison Range
Mitchell April 2014
Co-facilitator, Structured Decision Making Workshop at NCTC
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Boal, Mitchell September 2011
Co-facilitated science panel on listing of wolverines in the northern Rockies.
Montana Ecological Services Field Office
Mitchell April 2014
Assisted Idaho Fish and Game and Idaho Transportation Department in designing research on effects of traffic on moose and elk populations
Idaho Transportation Department
Mitchell August 2009
Role - Description Provider         Start Date        End Date       
Senior Thesis Committee Member, Deirdre Replinger, WBIO, UM - Serving on Senior Thesis Committee Sells October 2022 December 2022
Senior Thesis Committee Member, Alicia Wallingford, WBIO, UM - Serving on Senior Thesis Committee Sells October 2022 December 2022
Search Committee, Director of MT Natural Heritage Program, UM - Identify candidate to recommend to UM for Director position. Mitchell January 2011 April 2011
Search Committee, Craighead Chair Mitchell September 2006 May 2007
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, UM - Review and approval animal use protocols for research, set and oversee animal care and handling policy for UM. Mitchell January 2010 Present
Graduate Committee, WBIO Program - Chair, beginning 1 January 2010 Mitchell January 2009 Present
Chair, Graduate Evaluation Committee - Evaluate progress of all graduate students in the department. Martin August 2009 August 2010
Chair, Graduate Evaluation Committee - Evaluate progress of all graduate students in the department. Martin August 2008 August 2009
Chair, Graduate Admissions and Evaluation Committee Martin August 2007 August 2008
Chair, Graduate Admissions and Evaluation Committee Martin August 2006 August 2007
Outreach Activity Provider(s)        Date       
Interviewed on TV about the work we've been doing in a National Park in Venezuela by a leading Venezuelan television station. Martin April 2003