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Thomas Buhl

Thomas Buhl is a Biological Science Technician at the USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center in Jamestown, North Dakota.

I am the coordinator and point of contact for the Waterfowl Nest File. The Waterfowl Nest File contains extensive records of waterfowl and grassland bird nests from across the northern Great Plains from 1954 to present day. I have participated in and overseen field operations for multiple research projects, including the recruiting, training and supervision of seasonal staff. I have worked on waterfowl, prairie restoration, and grassland bird research projects across the northern Great Plains. I train DOI staff in the safe operation of motorboats and ATV/UTV’s. I am a sUAS pilot, a member of Northern Prairies Safety Committee, and I'm a Content Manager for Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center's website.

Professional Experience

  • Biological Science Technician, USGS, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, North Dakota

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. Wildlife Management, (Minor in Biology), University of Minnesota

  • A.S. Environmental Ecology, Iowa Lakes Community College

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society

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