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USGS PA Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

The Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit's mission is to conduct interdisciplinary applied and basic research in fish and wildlife management and contribute to graduate education.

The Unit's research emphasis is on:

  • integrating ecology and management of terrestrial and aquatic habitats
  • evaluating the effects of human activities on wildlife, fish, and their habitats
  • providing guidelines for restoring and maintaining important terrestrial and aquatic communities

Unit personnel contribute to graduate education by engaging graduate students in research projects and teaching graduate level courses.

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Pennsylvania Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

  • Adjunct Professor of Wildlife Ecology
  • Leader, PA Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit


814-865-3992

Areas of Expertise:
  • biometrics
  • white-tailed deer
  • harvest management
  • population estimation
  • Adjunct Professor of Fisheries Ecology
  • Assistant Unit Leader, PA Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit


814-865-6592

Areas of Expertise:
  • Fisheries ecology
  • Hierarchical modeling
  • Macrosystems ecology
  • Ecological stressors
  • Species of management concern
  • Monitoring and assessment
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology
  • Assistant Unit Leader,
  • PA Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit


814-867-4763

Areas of Expertise:
  • Applied Spatial Ecology
  • Disease Epidemiology
  • Stable Isotope Ecology