Wisconsin Wildlife Technical Assistance Activities
Unit scientists provide technical assistance to various state, federal, and international agencies and are members of various University committees.
|Description and Agency||Provider(s)||Date|
Spatial, temporal, and demographic patterns of CWD transmission. WDNR Health and Science Team, Madison, Wisconsin, March 2005.
||Samuel, Wasserberg||March 2005|
Samuel, M. D. 2005. Chronic Wasting Disease in white-tailed deer in Wisconsin. Seminar sponsored by the Adelaide Zoological Society, Adelaide, Australia, July 2005.
Samuel, M. D. 2005. Avian malaria in native Hawaiian forest birds. Seminar sponsored by the Adelaide Zoological Society, Adelaide, Australia, July 2005.
Risk of CWD Transmission Associated with Supplemental Feeding and Baiting of Free-ranging White-tailed Deer. Wisconsin DNR CWD Research Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, March 2004.
Presentation of Deer removal and spatial patterns of CWD in south-central Wisconsin report. Wisconsin DNR CWD Research Meeting, Madison, WI.
Interspecies transmission of chornic wasting disease: Identification and testing of potentially affected species. Wisconsin DNR CWD Research Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, March 2004.
Demographic patterns of CWD prevalence in a high-density white-tailed deer population report. Wisconsin DNR CWD Research Meeting, Madison, WI, March 2004.
Blanchong, J. A., D. Heisey, M. D. Samuel and K. T. Scribner. Genetic variation in complement system genes and resistance to chronic wasting disease in free-ranging white-tailed deer. CWD Health and Science Planning Team, July 2005.
Blanchong, J. A. and M. D. Samuel. Spatial changes in chronic wasting disease prevalence patterns between 2002-2003. CWD Health and Science Planning Team, December 2004.
Avian malaria dynamics along an elevational gradiente in Hawaii: A model simulation. Meeting in infectious diseases at Emory University, May 2004.
Ahumada, J. A., M. D. Samuel, Duffy, D. C. and A. P. Dobson. 2005. Modeling the biocomplexity of avian disease in Hawaii. Poster. NSF Biocomplexity Awardee Meeting, Washington, D.C., June 2005.
|Role - Description||Provider||Start Date||End Date|
|Representative, Department of Wildlife Ecology to the University of Wisconsin Conservation Health Consortium||Samuel||July 2006||June 2009|
|Member, Wildlife Disease Working Group, The Wildlife Society||Samuel||July 2007||June 2009|
|Alternate Member, Academic Senate||Samuel||September 2003||August 2005|
|Role and Organization||Individual||Start Date||End Date|
|U.S. Geological Survey Representative, Technical Committee, Arctic Goose Joint Venture||Samuel||April 2004||Present|
|Member, Wisconsin DNR Technical Guidance Team for the Chronic Wasting Disease Public Advisory group||Samuel||July 2006||June 2009|
|Member, Wisconsin DNR CWD Health and Science Advisory Team, CWD Research Collaboration and Review Committee, and CWD Research Committee||Samuel||July 2005||September 2009|
|Member, WIsconsin Bird Conservation Initiative||Ribic||January 2005||Present|
|Member, USDA-NC1024 Multi-state Research Committee on Domestic Surveillance, Diagnosis, and Therapy of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies||Samuel||July 2006||June 2009|
|Member, U.S. Geological Survey Technical Committee Representative, Arctic Goose Joint Venture Program||Samuel||October 2007||October 2008|
|Member, Secretive Marshbird Monitoring Working Group, Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative||Ribic||January 2005||December 2009|
|Member, Scientific Program Committee, North American Arctic Goose Conference.||Samuel||April 2004||Present|
|Member, Scientific Advisory Committee for PrioNet Canada||Samuel||October 2005||October 2009|
|Member, International Scientific Panel to review the status of Chronic Wasting Disease in Canada and make recommendations for future Federal and Provencal programs.||Samuel||June 2004||Present|
|Member, Committee to develop the USGS 5-year strategic plan on wildlife diseases.||Samuel||June 2004||Present|
|Woodworth, B., C. T. Atkinson, M. D. Samuel, D. LaPointe, and J. A. Ahumada. 2005. Biocomplexity of introduced avian disease in Hawaii: threats to biodiversity of native forest ecosystems. USGS-Factshet.||Samuel||September 2005|
|Wisconsin Public Television, tree-row removal project featured on "Here and Now" with Frederica Freyberg, July 2008.||Ribic||July 2008|
|Wisconsin Endangered Birds, University of the Air, Wisconsin Public Radio featuring Kevin Ellison, 15 July 2007.||Ribic||July 2007|
|TV show on Feeding and Baiting with Dave Carlson, Northland Adventures Program, October, 2006||Samuel||October 2006|
|TV Show on Feeding and Baiting with Dave Carlson, Northland Adventures program, October, 2006.||Samuel||October 2006|
|Samuel, M.D. 2007. Chronic wasting disease in Wisconsin: Lessons learned. Invited presentation at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE. 5 September 2007.||Samuel||September 2007|
|Samuel, M.D. 2007. CWD Research. Wisconsin Coverts Project Workshop, 25 August, 2007.||Samuel||August 2007|
|Samuel, M. D. 2005. Presentation on CWD spatial patterns to CAIDS groups. Spring Green, Wisconsin, September 2005.||Samuel||September 2005|
|Samuel, M. D. 2004. White-tailed deer-state of the science of CWD research. Apatial and Temporal Epidemiology tools for Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management: A Technical Workshop. Park City, Utah, September 2004.||Samuel||September 2004|
|Released in the July 1, 2003 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources News and Outdoor Report. Researches find CWD more prevalent in older bucks. Pages 29-30.||Samuel||July 2003|
|Organizer for a symposium on Disease in Wildlife Populations: Challenges for science and management for The Wildlife Society 12th Annual Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, September 2005.||Samuel||September 2005|
|News Artilce, UW-Madison?s Antarctic Projects, Wisconsin State Journal, Section A7, 17 July 2007.||Ribic||July 2007|
|News Article, Wildlife Specialists Hope Shorter Gun Season Will Help Curb CWD Spread, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, October, 2006.||Samuel||October 2006|
|News Article, We're Losing Birds, Wisconsin State Journal, Section A1, 14 June 2007.||Ribic||June 2007|
|News Article, Nest-wrecking cows caught on tape, Birder's World, Octoer 2006.||Ribic||October 2006|
|News Article, Nest-wrecking cows caught on tape, Birder's World, October 2006.||Ribic||October 2006|
|News Article, Large-scale effort needed to save grassland birds, The Capital Times Outdoor section, 23 January 2008.||Ribic||January 2008|
|News Article, Can biofuels rescue America's prairies?, New Scientist, 18 August 2007||Ribic||August 2007|
|Grassland bird research featured on WDNR television production "Into the Outdoors" (children's show).||Ribic||February 2001|
|Grassland bird research featured in Science.||Ribic||August 2001|
|Grassland bird research featured in Mount Horeb Mail.||Ribic||July 2001|
|Grassland bird research featured in Environmental News Service.||Ribic||August 2001|
|Article, Wasting in the Wild: Understanding the perplexing challenges of managing Chronic Wasting Disease. The Wildlife Professional, Summer 2007.||Samuel||June 2007|
|Article, Breaking the Chain of Disease Transmission, USGS GeoHealth Newsletter, December, 2006.||Samuel||December 2006|
|Article on Feeding and Baiting in the Wisconsin DNR ? Landowner newsletter, October, 2006.||Samuel||October 2006|
|Antarctic research featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, WI.||Ribic||January 2001|
|"life on the Ice: Perspectives on Adelie Penguin Biology", Friends of the Arboretum Luncheon Lecture Series, 22 February 2005, Madison, WI.||Ribic||February 2005|