Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit • (907) 474-7661

The Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is jointly sponsored and financed by UAF, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Wildlife Management Institute. The unit supports and guides graduate training in fishery and wildlife biology and management.

Fisheries research focuses on the ecology and fisheries of aquatic ecosystems, alteration and contamination of Alaska fresh water, and evaluation and development of cold-water fisheries techniques. Wildlife research is directed toward habitat relationships, avian ecology, wildlife population dynamics, and the impact of northern development on wild animals and their habitats.