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

South Carolina Technical Assistance Activities


Staff and technicians from Grupo Jaragua and the SC CRU study Black-capped Petrels in the Dominican Republic

One of the primary missions of the Cooperative Research Units is to provide technical assistance to our cooperators. Unit Scientists use their expertise in natural resource management, experimental design, data analysis, and leadership to work with partners on a variety of issues and projects. A few of these are highlighted below.


Description and Agency Provider(s) Date
Training in feral hog trapping and "best practices" for Management
NRCS
Sullivan 2014-07-29
Provided expert advice to South Carolina Department of Natural Resource Managers on Best Practices in night light and tuck Alligator Survey Design
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
McFadden, Lawson 2013-01-01
Member of the Wild Hog Task Force Group for South Carolina
SC DNR
McFadden 2012-01-01
Role - Description Provider         Start Date        End Date       
Service Coordinator, Natural Resources Graduate Student Association, SAFES, Clemson University - Organized service events in the local community for this organization as well as collaborative efforts with the Clemson University Wildlife Society chapter. Hooker 2013-05-01 2014-05-31
Member, Faculty Search Committee, Clemson University - membe, Search Committee for Kennedy Endowed Chair, Waterfowl Jodice 2019-11-01 Present
Chair, Nemours Wildlife Foundation’s Scholarship in Wildlife Conservation honoring Laura & Eugene DuPont Jodice 2018-01-01 2018-03-31
Member, Chair Evaluation - Member of team conducting evaluation of Chair Jodice 2014-08-01 2014-09-30
Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Clemson University - Chaired faculty search committee for a Wildlife Ecologist Jodice 2013-09-01 2014-03-31
Graduate Student Studies Committee Jodice 2010-09-01 2013-12-31
Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Clemson University - Chaired faculty search committee for a Fisheries Ecologist Jodice 2013-02-01 2013-05-31
Cooridinator, Departmental Seminar Series - Founded and continued to soley coordinate the departmental seminar series Jodice 2012-01-01 2012-05-31
Member, Faculty Search Committee, Clemson University - Member of search committee to hire Wetlands Ecologist Jodice 2012-01-01 2012-04-30
Cooridinator, Departmental Seminar Series - Founded and continued to soley coordinate the departmental seminar series Jodice 2009-08-01 2009-12-31
Coordinator, Departmental Seminar Series Jodice 2008-09-01 2008-12-31
Coordinator, Departmental Seminar Series Jodice 2008-01-01 2008-04-30
Organizer, Departmental Seminar Series Jodice 2007-09-01 2007-12-31
Member, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Nonthesis Option Working Group Jodice 2007-07-01 2007-09-30
Member, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Graduate Program Working Group, Commission on Higher Education Programmatic Evaluation Jodice 2007-03-01 2007-05-31
Organizer, Departmental Seminar Series Jodice 2007-01-01 2007-04-30
Member, Departmental Merger Committee Jodice 2003-06-01 2003-12-31
Member, Natural Resources Graduate Student Association, Clemson University - Participate in departmental professional development opportunities, service activities, education and outreach, and manage the weekly speaker series Lawson 2014-06-01 Present
Student Representative, Faculty Search Committee Lawson 2017-02-01 2017-05-31
Representative, College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences Dean's Student Advisory Board Lawson 2013-09-01 2015-08-31
Professional Development Coordinator, Natural Resources Graduate Student Association Lawson 2013-06-01 2014-05-31
University Senate Alternate - Serve as alternate for SAFES senator, attend meetings. McFadden 2013-04-01 Present
Wildlife Coordinator Position/Yawkey Wildlife Center/Baruch - Serve as member on search committee McFadden 2014-10-01 2015-04-30
Wildlife Ecologist Search Committee Member McFadden 2013-10-01 2014-02-28
Committee Member, Ecology curriculum innovation working group member - Ecology curriculum innovation working group member McFadden 2012-06-01 2012-12-31
Search Committee, Kennedy Chair in Wetlands and Waterfowl Ross 2019-10-01 Present
Scholarship and Awards Committee for Department Ross 2017-09-01 Present
Search committee for Dept. chair - Work with other committee members to select new Department Chair for FEC Ross 2018-10-01 2019-10-31
Fisheries Ecologist Search Committee - Committee to hire new TT assistant professor in fisheries ecology Ross 2017-01-01 2017-04-30
Role and Organization Individual         Start Date        End Date       
USGS Representative for the Palmyra Atoll Research Consortium (PARC) McFadden 2013-08-01 Present
South Carolina Ocean Planning Workshop Jodice 2010-12-01 2010-12-31
South Atlantic Regional Research Project Jodice 2009-04-01 2009-04-30
Sigma Xi McFadden 2013-04-01 Present
Reviewer, Delaware Bay shorebird/horseshoe crab assessment Jodice 2003-05-01 2003-05-31
Panelist/Reviewer, NSF Jodice 2013-07-01 2013-07-31
Panel Member, Climate Change and Cross-Seasonal Research Priorities for Migratory Birds, TWS Conference Ross 2016-10-01 2016-10-31
Member, Southeastern Seabird Working Group Jodice 2008-03-01 2010-12-31
Member, Second World Seabird Conference International Steering Committee Jodice 2013-03-01 2015-10-31
Member, Royal Tern Working Group Jodice 2004-01-01 2006-12-31
Member, Robust Redhorse Conservation Committee Isely 2005-01-01 2010-01-31
Member, Liaison Committee, National Water Quality Assurance Board Isely 1996-05-01 Present
Member, First World Seabird Conference International Steering Committee Jodice 2008-03-01 2010-09-30
Member, Executive Board, Robust Redhorse Conservation Committee Isely 2003-09-01 Present
Member, Atlantic Marine Bird Conservation Cooperative Jodice 2005-10-01 Present
Marine Wind Power Workshop, BioDiversity Research Institute Jodice 2011-11-01 2013-12-31
International Student Conservation Science Conference McFadden 2012-10-01 2012-10-31
Innovation in Teacher Training McFadden None 2012-05-31
Fellow, Clemson University Institute for Parks Jodice 2013-01-01 Present
Committee Member of the Palmyra Atoll Research Consortium McFadden 2012-10-01 Present
Chair of the Scientific Committee of PARC McFadden 2013-08-01 Present
Antarctic Proposal Review Panel, National Science Foundation Jodice 2013-06-01 2013-07-31
Alpha Epsilon Lambda National Graduate Student Honor Society Lamb 2013-04-01 Present
Africa Section of the Society for Conservation Biology McFadden 2014-08-01 Present
Outreach Activity Provider(s)        Date       
Your Day Radio Interview McFadden, Lawson 2014-07-16
Web page to host data on tracking of seabirds in the Atlantic. I developed the web page and maintain it. Jodice 2014-04-01
WHQR NPR News Interview Lawson, McFadden 2014-07-24
University PR on research project Jodice, Lamb 2013-05-30
Served as a mentor at the International Student Conservation Science Conference at the American Museum of Natural History. Judged oral presentations, presented at career fair and mentored graduate students McFadden 2012-10-11
Public talk presented to Charleston (SC) Audubon Society: Global and Local Perspectives on Seabird Ecology and Conservation Jodice 2012-09-12
Press release on satellite tracking of Black-capped Petrels Jodice 2014-06-01
Alligator conservation research Press Release McFadden 2013-04-10