Carla Wieser



M.S., Biology, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1995

B.S., Biology, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1990


Carla Wieser has been at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center since 1997 as a Fisheries Biologist working on contaminant issues in wildlife. Other duties at the Center include Environmental Management Systems (EMS) Coordinator, Environmental Program Coordinator (EPC), Chemical Hygiene Officer and Laboratory Manager.


A native to Nebraska, Wieser started her career working in zoological parks with large cats, great apes, elephants and the endangered black footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) and was part of the early reintroduction efforts of the black footed ferret.