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Shannon Beliew

The USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center is the nation’s first laboratory dedicated to wildlife research. Since 1936, Patuxent scientists have taken great pride in addressing the most important problems in natural resource conservation and wildlife management. Today, we assist the nation’s land management agencies through ecological and biological research, by providing scientific data though continental monitoring of wildlife populations, and through development of various technical methods now commonly used in the conservation community. Patuxent staff are leaders in avian biology, wildlife toxicology, population biology, endangered species conservation, habitat evaluation, monitoring wildlife populations,...
The vision of the Eastern Ecological Science Center (EESC) is to be recognized as a world leader in fish, wildlife and associated ecosystem science through scientific excellence and responsiveness to society’s needs. Through the combined, varied expertise of the scientists from the Leetown Science Center and the Patuxent Wildlife Researcher Center, the EESC is well-positioned to address increasingly complex ecosystem-level management challenges natural resource managers are facing to conserve, manage, and restore fish and wildlife, that have historically been addressed through traditional single-species management approaches. Our center’s scientific expertise that can address a wide range of aquatic and terrestrial...
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