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Matthew C. Perry, Ph.D.

Matt Perry is an Emeritus at the Eastern Ecological Science Center located at the Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, MD

Professional Experience

  • Involved with several writing projects of past research of waterfowl movements using satellite telemetry, waterfowl food habits, and management of wetlands for optimum wildlife use

  • Completed forty years of employment at Patuxent in October 2011 and retired in December 2011

Education and Certifications

  • B.S., University of Rhode Island 1963  

  • M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute 1970

  • Ph.D., University of Maryland 1985

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Chair of the November 2005 Second North American Sea Duck Conference

  • Past President of the Washington Biologists' Field Club

  • Co-Chair of the Satellite Telemetry Workshop held in Puetro Iguazu, Argentina June 2011.

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Retirees Association Board Member

  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Heritage Committee Member

  • Friends of Patuxent Board Member,  non-profit, Friends of Patuxent Laurel, MD Laurel, MD Board of Directors

  • Rivers of the World Foundation Board Member 

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government