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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 

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