The Wildlifers is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established to promote wildlife population and habitat conservation through scientific research & education.
Our primary objectives are to:
(1.) protect and restore wildlife populations and their respective habitats,
(2.) synthesize, analyze, and disseminate complex scientific findings about critical environmental issues, and
(3.) increase public awareness about the cumulative impacts of human activities on fish, wildlife, and human populations.
The Wildlifers staff has over 40 years of combined experience and knowledge in natural resource conservation, education, and research. Our staff is dedicated to nurturing a better appreciation for and understanding of wildlife and wild places in people of all ages and walks of life.
· Long-term (1967-2012) Trends of Neotropical Birds Banded along the Mississippi Flyway near the Wisconsin and Illinois Borders.
· Black Oystercatcher Distribution and Densities near Yakutat, Alaska.
· Water Quality of Streams in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska.
· Monitoring the Effects to Molting Geese (Black Brant, Snow Goose, White-fronted Goose, and Canada Goose) from Oil and Gas Exploration and Development in the National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska.
· Mammal and Amphibian Habitat Assessment in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska.
· Raptor Distribution and Habitat Use on Elmendorf Air Force Base, 1999-2007, Alaska.
· Moose Habitat Management Plan for Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, and the Relationship with Optimum BASH (Bird Air-Strike Hazard) Vegetation Management Plans.
· Acquisition via Aircraft, Interpretation, and GIS Mapping of High-resolution Aerial Photography, and, Documentation of Topographic Changes Resulting from Mine Reclamation and Stream Reconstruction of Caribou Creek in Denali National Park.
· Mine Reclamation; Removal of Abandoned Mining Equipment; and Reconstruction, Stabilization, and Revegetation of the Streambanks of Caribou, Glen, and Moose Creeks in Denali National Park.
· Cleanup and Removal of Abandoned, Sunken Fuel Drums in Six-mile Lake.
· GIS Mapping of Abandoned Munitions and Rockets on Military Lands in Alaska.
· Water Quality and Riparian Habitat Assessment of Jim Creek in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska.
· Quality Assurance Project Plan: Jim Creek, Alaska, Water Quality Assessment.
· Harbor Seal Distribution and Foraging in Relation to Distribution and Densities of Herring and Other Fish Species in Prince William Sound, Alaska.
· Knik River Watershed Public Policy.
PRIMARY FUNDING PROVIDERS AND COLLABORATORS
· Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Wasilla, Juneau, and Anchorage, Alaska
· Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Juneau, Alaska
· Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska
· Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska
· Environmental Compliance Consultants (ECC), Inc., Anchorage, Alaska
· Fort Greely, Alaska
· Fund for Wild Nature, Washington
· OASIS Environmental, Montana and Alaska
· Sand Bluff Bird Observatory
· Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada
· National Parks Foundation, Alaska
· Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Palmer, Alaska
· University of Alaska Anchorage
· University of Alaska Fairbanks
· U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, Yakutat Ranger District
· U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Chugach National Forest
· U.S. Department of the Interior (USDI), Bureau of Land Management, Arctic Field Office, Fairbanks, Alaska
· U.S.D.I., National Park Service, Denali National Park, Alaska
· U.S.D.I., U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska