Emily L Weiser


Emily Weiser is a Biologist with USGS at the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (La Crosse, WI). Her work involves providing statistical support for monitoring and managing species of conservation concern. Emily is currently working on a collaborative effort with the Monarch Conservation Science Partnership to develop a continental-scale sampling strategy for monarch butterflies and the resources that sustain them. Previous work included collaborating with a large network of researchers to conduct demographic analyses for shorebirds in the Arctic, working closely with conservation managers to evaluate and improve genetic and demographic viability of forest birds in New Zealand, and assessing the effects of human activity on gulls and their prey.



PhD, Zoology, University of Otago (Dunedin, New Zealand); 2014
MSc, Wildlife Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks; 2010
BA, Biology, Colby College (Maine, USA); 2004


Professional Experience

2016 - Present: Biologist, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, U.S. Geological Survey, La Crosse, WI
2014 - 2016: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS