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Mary Maxey

Mary is a Data Manager and Records Manager at the USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center at the Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, MD.

Mary has been working at the Patuxent Refuge since 1991.  She has worked on a range of projects from environmental contaminants, endangered species, migratory birds and more.  Currently she is a data manager and records manager.  She reviews the Data Management Plans as well as completes data reviews. She is responsible for the Center Photos page and uploads the photos onto the USGS web page.  Mary runs the weekly IPDS reports for BAO approved records for reports.  She disseminates all products in IPDS. She updates End Note Database with published journal articles for Center Archive. She maintains the Study Plan Record Inventory for records management and uses DMP and file schedule to populate.

Professional Experience

  • USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center - April 2020 - present 

  • USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center - October 1995- April 2021

  • The Nature Conservancy - sabbatical April 1995- August 1995 - coastal steward

  • National Biological Survey - October 1993 - October 1995

  • USFWS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center - May 1991 - October 1993

Education and Certifications

  • B.S., University of Georgia, zoology

Honors and Awards

  • STAR Award – Containment Hazard Review – CD-ROM

  • Group STAR Award – Executive Leadership Team Field Trip

  • STAR Award – Chesapeake Bay Food Web Study

  • STAR AWARD – Weekly avifauna surveys - Anacostia

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