Nebraska Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
The Cooperative Research Units Program is a
unique collaborative relationship among federal and state agencies, universities, and a non-profit
The tripartite mission of the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Program is:
- Train graduate students for professional careers in natural-resource research and management.
- Conduct research that will create new information useful for natural-resource management.
- Provide technical assistance on application and integration of new science.
The Nebraska Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit embraces the mission of the Cooperative Research Unit
Program and contributes daily to the overall success of the Cooperative Research Unit Program.
Our students are involved in a wide variety of research, including diversity in ecological functions, invasive species, and habitats of various animals.
Featured Research Project
Angler Behavior on Nebraska's Urban Waterbodies
Project goals are to understand 1) the participation patterns of anglers on multiple spatial and temporal scales; 2) how participation patterns of anglers’ influence fish populations and associated communities; 3) how management actions influence angler participation patterns and, in turn, fish communities; and 4) interactions and feedback mechanisms between and among angler groups and fish communities.
Read more about this project.