Ecosystems Mission Area

Species Management Research Program

The Species Management Research Program provides science that is used by managers, policy makers, and others for decisions that protect, conserve, and enhance healthy fish and wildlife populations across the United States and beyond.  

Fisheries

Fisheries

Our fisheries researchers are world-class scientists. They conduct cutting-edge research to provide fisheries resource managers the scientific information they need to protect, restore, and enhance our Nation’s fisheries and their habitats.

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Wildlife

Wildlife

We provide rigorous and unbiased information on migratory birds, terrestrial and marine mammals, amphibians and reptiles, terrestrial plants, threatened and endangered species, wildlife disease, and on wildlife issues resulting from human activities.

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Energy & Wildlife

Energy & Wildlife

Our scientists are studying the effects of energy infrastructure on wildlife, and are working to develop the technical and management options that can reduce risks to wildlife and industry.

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Contacts

Melanie Steinkamp

Species Management Program Coordinator
Ecosystems
Phone: 703-648-4076

Dave Hu

Fisheries Program Manager
Ecosystems
Phone: 703-648-4098

Mark Wimer

Wildlife Program Manager
Ecosystems
Phone: 703-648-4054

Mona Khalil

Energy & Wildlife Program Specialist
Ecosystems
Phone: 703-648-6499