2019 ESA/USGS Cooperative Summer Internship Sites

Find below the list of research projects and sites participating in the 2019 ESA/USGS Cooperative Summer Field Training Program

Arizona


Aquatic Invertebrate Monitoring and Research in the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park

Intern: Theresa Benton
Project Supervisor:
Kennedy, Theodore
Field Center: Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center
Duty Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc/gcmrc
Detailed Job Description

RestoreNet: Developing Suitable Ecological Restoration Practices Across Environmental Gradients

Intern: Marci Caballero-Reynolds
Project Supervisor:
Munson, Seth
Field Center: Southwest Biological Science Center
Duty Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc
Detailed Job Description

Biological data collection in support of restoration across the Colorado Plateau

Intern: Casey Gill
Project Supervisor:
Massatti, Rob
Field Center: Southwest Biological Science Center
Duty Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc
Detailed Job Description

Aquatic Phosphorus Bio-availability

Intern: Rachelle Ignace
Project Supervisor:
Deemer, Bridget
Field Center: Southwest Biological Science Center
Duty Location: Flagstaff AZ and Moab UT
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc
Detailed Job Description

Florida


Deep SEARCH: Deep sea exploration to advance research on coral, canyon, and cold-seep habitats

Intern: Penny McCowen
Project Supervisor:
Demopoulos, Amanda
Field Center: Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Duty Location: Gainesville, FL
Description: https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/17deepsearch/welcome.html
Detailed Job Description

Sea turtle movements and habitat-use, and American crocodile nest monitoring

Intern: Veronica Winter
Project Supervisor:
Hart, Kristen
Field Center: Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Duty Location: Davie, FL
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/wetland-and-aquatic-research-center-warc
Detailed Job Description

Idaho


Monitoring and research of plant recovery on the 2015 Soda Wildfire

Intern: Chad Kluender
Project Supervisor:
Germino, Matt
Field Center: Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Duty Location: Boise ID
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/fresc
Detailed Job Description

Maryland


Population Study of Box Turtles on the Patuxent Refuge using Digital Image Processing and Machine Learning Concepts

Intern: Liza Chang
Project Supervisor:
Royle, Andy
Field Center: Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Duty Location: Laurel, MD
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pwrc
Detailed Job Description

Waterbird Research on a Restoration Island in the Chesapeake Bay

Intern: Allison Hendryx
Project Supervisor:
Prosser, Diann
Field Center: Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Duty Location: Laurel, MD
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pwrc
Detailed Job Description

Michigan


Variation in zooplankton productivity in Lake Huron

Intern: Darren Kirkendall
Project Supervisor:
Bunnell, David
Field Center: Great Lakes Science Center
Duty Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc
Detailed Job Description

Developing new, sustainable control strategies for invasive Phragmites australis

Intern: Kimi Koval
Project Supervisor:
Kowalski, Kurt
Field Center: Great Lakes Science Center
Duty Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc
Detailed Job Description

A test of sterile male release to control invasive sea lamprey in the Great Lakes

Intern: Ethan Ready
Project Supervisor:
Johnson, Nicholas
Field Center: Great Lakes Science Center
Duty Location: Millersburg, MI
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc
Detailed Job Description

Great Lakes’ Cladophora growth study

Intern: Ariana Sanchez
Project Supervisor:
Evans, Mary Anne
Field Center: Great Lakes Science Center
Duty Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc
Detailed Job Description

Montana


Experimental suppression of invasive lake trout: Implications for conservation of imperiled bull trout in Glacier National Park; Measuring Streamflow and Understanding Spatial and Temporal Streamflow Variability in the North Fork Flathead River Basin

Interns: Alexa Youre-Moses, Holli Holmes, Kyle Haley
Project Supervisor:
D’Angelo Vincent, and Muhlfeld, Clint
Field Center: USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center
Duty Location: West Glacier MT
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/norock
Detailed Job Description

Wildlife and habitat in Glacier National Park – Evaluation of huckleberry phenology response to drought

Intern: Jeni Sidwell
Project Supervisor:
Graves, Tabitha
Field Center: USGS NOROCK
Duty Location: West Glacier MT
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/norock
Detailed Job Description

North Carolina


Understanding the impacts of climate and global change on habitat dynamics and linking with species responses from a management perspective

Intern: Sarah Midolo
Project Supervisor:
Eaton, Mitchell
Field Center: Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center
Duty Location: Raleigh, NC
Description: https://globalchange.ncsu.edu/secsc/
Detailed Job Description

North Dakota


Pollinator Health and Habitat

Intern: Mary Powley
Project Supervisor:
Otto, Clint
Field Center: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, (GGEMNN0000)
Duty Location: Jamestown, ND
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/npwrc
Detailed Job Description

Oregon


Purple Martin use of BLM Regeneration Harvests and National Forest Restoration Sites

Intern: Eric Branch
Project Supervisor:
Hagar, Joan
Field Center: Forest & Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Duty Location: Corvallis, OR
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/fresc
Detailed Job Description

South Dakota


Occurrence and Status of Sensitive Amphibian Species in Oregon

Intern: Kenan Goodwin
Project Supervisor:
Symstad, Amy
Field Center: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Duty Location: Hot Springs, SD
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/npwrc
Detailed Job Description

Utah


Evaluation of huckleberry phenology response to drought

Intern: Jeni Sidwell
Project Supervisor:
Duniway, Mike, and Belnap, Jayne
Field Center: Southwest Biological Science Center, GGCMZD0000
Duty Location: Moab, UT
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc
Detailed Job Description

Virginia


Estimating Global River Fisheries Harvest Potential

Intern: Logan Neu
Project Supervisor:
Lynch, Abigail
Field Center: National Climate Adaptation Science Center
Duty Location: Reston, VA
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/land-resources/climate-adaptation-science-centers
Detailed Job Description

National Synthesis of Species Responses to Climate Change

Intern: Mari Rodriguez
Project Supervisor:
Rubenstein, Madeleine
Field Center: National Climate Adaptation Science Center
Duty Location: Reston, VA
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/land-resources/climate-adaptation-science-centers
Detailed Job Description

Washington


Wind River Watershed Cooperative Fish Population and Restoration Assessment; Klickitat River and Rock Creek: Technical Assistance with Juvenile Salmonid Monitoring; White Salmon River Salmonid Recolonization Assessment

Intern: Morgan Andrews
Project Supervisor:
Hardiman, Jill, and Jezorek, Ian
Field Center: Western Fisheries Research Center, Columbia River Research Lab
Duty Location: Cook, WA
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/wfrc
Detailed Job Description

Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound

Intern: Shane McGlaughlin
Project Supervisor:
Conn, Kathleen
Field Center: Washington Water Science Center
Duty Location: Tacoma, WA
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/wa-water
Detailed Job Description

West Virginia


Brook trout vulnerability to drought: eastern component of USGS national integrated ecohydrological research and monitoring plan

Intern: Schyler Brown
Project Supervisor:
Snyder, Craig
Field Center: Leetown Science Center
Duty Location: Kearneysville, WV
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/lsc
Detailed Job Description

 

Find below the list of research projects and sites participating in the 2019 ESA/USGS Cooperative Summer Field Training Program 

Arizona


Aquatic Invertebrate Monitoring and Research in the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park

Intern: Theresa Benton
Project Supervisor:
Kennedy, Theodore
Field Center: Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center
Duty Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc/gcmrc 
Detailed Job Description

RestoreNet: Developing Suitable Ecological Restoration Practices Across Environmental Gradients

Project Supervisor: Munson, Seth
Field Center: Southwest Biological Science Center
Duty Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc
Detailed Job Description

Biological data collection in support of restoration across the Colorado Plateau

Project Supervisor: Massatti, Rob
Field Center: Southwest Biological Science Center
Duty Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc
Detailed Job Description

Aquatic Phosphorus Bio-availability

Project Supervisor: Deemer, Bridget
Field Center: Southwest Biological Science Center
Duty Location: Flagstaff AZ and Moab UT
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc
Detailed Job Description

Florida


Deep SEARCH: Deep sea exploration to advance research on coral, canyon, and cold-seep habitats

Project Supervisor: Demopoulos, Amanda
Field Center: Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Duty Location: Gainesville, FL
Description: https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/17deepsearch/welcome.html
Detailed Job Description

Sea turtle movements and habitat-use, and American crocodile nest monitoring

Project Supervisor: Hart, Kristen
Field Center: Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Duty Location: Davie, FL
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/wetland-and-aquatic-research-center-warc
Detailed Job Description

Idaho


Monitoring and research of plant recovery on the 2015 Soda Wildfire

Project Supervisor: Germino, Matt
Field Center: Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Duty Location: Boise ID
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/fresc
Detailed Job Description

Maryland


Population Study of Box Turtles on the Patuxent Refuge using Digital Image Processing and Machine Learning Concepts

Project Supervisor: Royle, Andy
Field Center: Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Duty Location: Laurel, MD
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pwrc
Detailed Job Description

Waterbird Research on a Restoration Island in the Chesapeake Bay

Project Supervisor: Prosser, Diann
Field Center: Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Duty Location: Laurel, MD
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pwrc
Detailed Job Description

Michigan


Variation in zooplankton productivity in Lake Huron

Project Supervisor: Bunnell, David
Field Center: Great Lakes Science Center
Duty Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc
Detailed Job Description

Developing new, sustainable control strategies for invasive Phragmites australis

Project Supervisor: Kowalski, Kurt
Field Center: Great Lakes Science Center
Duty Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc
Detailed Job Description

A test of sterile male release to control invasive sea lamprey in the Great Lakes

Project Supervisor: Johnson, Nicholas
Field Center: Great Lakes Science Center
Duty Location: Millersburg, MI
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc
Detailed Job Description

Great Lakes’ Cladophora growth study

Project Supervisor: Evans, Mary Anne
Field Center: Great Lakes Science Center
Duty Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/glsc
Detailed Job Description

Montana


Experimental suppression of invasive lake trout: Implications for conservation of imperiled bull trout in Glacier National Park; Measuring Streamflow and Understanding Spatial and Temporal Streamflow Variability in the North Fork Flathead River Basin

Project Supervisor: D’Angelo Vincent, and Muhlfeld, Clint
Field Center: USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center
Duty Location: West Glacier MT
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/norock
Detailed Job Description

Wildlife and habitat in Glacier National Park – Evaluation of huckleberry phenology response to drought

Project Supervisor: Graves, Tabitha
Field Center: USGS NOROCK
Duty Location: West Glacier MT
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/norock
Detailed Job Description

North Carolina


Understanding the impacts of climate and global change on habitat dynamics and linking with species responses from a management perspective

Project Supervisor: Eaton, Mitchell
Field Center: Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center
Duty Location: Raleigh, NC
Description: https://globalchange.ncsu.edu/secsc/
Detailed Job Description

North Dakota


Pollinator Health and Habitat

Project Supervisor: Otto, Clint
Field Center: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, (GGEMNN0000)
Duty Location: Jamestown, ND
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/npwrc
Detailed Job Description

Oregon


Purple Martin use of BLM Regeneration Harvests and National Forest Restoration Sites

Project Supervisor: Hagar, Joan
Field Center: Forest & Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Duty Location: Corvallis, OR
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/fresc
Detailed Job Description

South Dakota


Occurrence and Status of Sensitive Amphibian Species in Oregon

Project Supervisor: Symstad, Amy
Field Center: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Duty Location: Hot Springs, SD
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/npwrc
Detailed Job Description

Utah


Evaluation of huckleberry phenology response to drought

Project Supervisor: Duniway, Mike, and Belnap, Jayne
Field Center: Southwest Biological Science Center,  GGCMZD0000
Duty Location: Moab, UT
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/sbsc
Detailed Job Description

Virginia


Estimating Global River Fisheries Harvest Potential

Project Supervisor: Lynch, Abigail 
Field Center: National Climate Adaptation Science Center
Duty Location: Reston, VA
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/land-resources/climate-adaptation-science-centers
Detailed Job Description

National Synthesis of Species Responses to Climate Change

Project Supervisor: Rubenstein, Madeleine
Field Center: National Climate Adaptation Science Center
Duty Location: Reston, VA
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/land-resources/climate-adaptation-science-centers
Detailed Job Description

Washington


Wind River Watershed Cooperative Fish Population and Restoration Assessment; Klickitat River and Rock Creek: Technical Assistance with Juvenile Salmonid Monitoring; White Salmon River Salmonid Recolonization Assessment

Project Supervisor: Hardiman, Jill, and Jezorek, Ian
Field Center: Western Fisheries Research Center, Columbia River Research Lab
Duty Location: Cook, WA
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/wfrc
Detailed Job Description

Coastal Habitats in Puget Sound

Project Supervisor: Conn, Kathleen
Field Center: Washington Water Science Center
Duty Location: Tacoma, WA
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/wa-water
Detailed Job Description

West Virginia


Brook trout vulnerability to drought: eastern component of USGS national integrated ecohydrological research and monitoring plan

Project Supervisor: Snyder, Craig
Field Center: Leetown Science Center
Duty Location: Kearneysville, WV
Description: https://www.usgs.gov/centers/lsc
Detailed Job Description