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

Nebraska Technical Assistance Activities



Assistance within NECFWRU occurs frequently in both informal and formal settings, and is meant to provide advice and training on cooperator needs including discussions of their science questions, study-design considerations, and training.


Description and Agency Provider(s) Date
Topeka shiner 5-year review and workshop.
Pope 2007-05-23
Member, Academic Program Review of Cedar Point Biological Station.
School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Pope 2019-05-30
Conservation Leadership workshop designed to increase awareness of hunting and fishing among recently hired employees.
Nebrsaka Game and Parks Commission
Pope 2011-03-30
Coach for Cohort 14, National Conservation Leadership Institute.
Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies
Pope 2019-09-03
Co-developed and co-instructed an 8-hour workshop entitled "Creel Surveys: Designing Complex Solutions to Simple Questions" that was sponsored by Catfish 2020
Catfish 2020: third international catfish symposium
Pope 2020-02-01
Role - Description Provider         Start Date        End Date       
Member, Research Committee, University of Nebraska, Lincoln School of Natural Resources Pope 2008-08-01 2011-07-31
Member, Integration Advisory Team Allen 2007-11-01 2011-12-31
Member, Graduate Committee, University of Nebraska, Lincoln School of Natural Resources Pope 2019-10-01 2022-08-31
Member, Graduate Committee, University of Nebraska, Lincoln School of Natural Resources Pope 2009-08-01 2013-07-31
Chair, Graduate Committee, University of Nebraska, Lincoln School of Natural Resources Pope 2013-08-01 2015-07-31
Role and Organization Individual         Start Date        End Date       
Session Chair, Resilience 2008 session: Complex systems, resource management and economic development Allen 2008-04-01 2008-04-30
Rainwater Basin Joint Venture, Technical Committee Fontaine 2009-12-01 2011-12-31
Nebraska Partnership for All-Bird Conservation, Scientific Committee Fontaine 2010-05-01 2012-12-31
Nebraska Natural Legacy Plan, Scientific Committee Fontaine 2009-08-01 2012-12-31
Nebraska Natural Legacy Plan, Avian Priority Species Expert Panel Fontaine 2010-04-01 2010-04-30
Nebraska Natural Legacy Plan, Adaptive Management Creative Team Fontaine 2009-08-01 2012-12-31
Member, Steering Committee, Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference 2006 Allen 2005-12-01 2006-12-31
Member, SE NE Flagship Initiative, Research and Evaluation Steering Committee Allen 2007-12-01 2008-12-31
Member, Novelty Working Group/McDonnell Foundation Allen 2006-08-01 2011-12-31
Member, Nebraska Partnership for All-Bird Conservation Allen 2006-10-01 2008-12-31
Member, Nebraska Invasive Species Council Pope 2020-04-01 Present
Member, Missouri River Mitigation Herpetofauna Monitoring and Evaluation Subcommittee Allen 2008-06-01 2010-12-31
Member, Federal Fisheries Summit Team Pope 2020-05-01 Present
Member, Aquatic Gap Working Group National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis Allen 2005-10-01 2007-12-31
Outreach Activity Provider(s)        Date       
Talk entitled "Influence of weather on wildlife" that was co-presented with Larkin A. Powell and presented at the Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium hosted by the University of Nebraska--Lincoln. Pope 2008-03-29
Talk entitled "Effects of Catch-and-release Angling on Growth and Survival of Largemouth Bass" that was presented to the Nebraska B.A.S.S. Federation Pope 2006-07-09
Talk entitled "Effects of Catch-and-release Angling on Growth and Survival of Freshwater Fishes" that was presented to the Nebraska Chapter of Trout Unlimited Pope 2011-04-26
Talk entitled "Effects of Catch-and-release Angling on Fish" that was presented to the Isaak Walton League of America, Nebraska Division Pope 2006-01-22
Sportsmen Forum on Climate Change Fontaine 2009-12-01
Informational seminar to the Brisbane Fire Ant Volunteer Watch Group. Allen 2004-08-01
Exhibit (Fish Identification Quiz and Update on Angler Survey Project) at Missouri River Outdoor Expo (hosted by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission) Pope, Knight, Martin, Chizinski 2011-09-17
Blundering Bills and Beaks, UNL Naturepalooza 2010. Fontaine, Jorgensen, Stutzman 2010-10-02