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

Georgia History


Rainbow trout are an important sportfish in Georgia.

The GA Unit began life as the GA Cooperative Fishery Research Unit in 1962. The Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit was established in 1979. Both units operated independently and with different Unit Leaders until 1984 when they were combined into the GA Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.


Name Position Start Year End Year
Conroy, Michael Assistant Unit Leader 1986 2009
Irwin, Brian Assistant Unit Leader 2012 Current
Jennings, Cecil Unit Leader 1997 Current
Jennings, Cecil Assistant Unit Leader 1994 1997
Moore, Clinton Assistant Unit Leader 2011 Current
Peterson, James Assistant Unit Leader 1999 2011