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Tony Ciocco

Tony Ciocco is a Biologist for the North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center.

Tony Ciocco supports the development of scientific research products for environmental managers involving structured decision making, simulation modeling, and scenario planning tools for the North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (NC CASC).

Tony's current research foci include environmental management for U.S. Tribes, adaptive management, structured decision making, ecological modeling with a focus on state and transition simulation modeling, co-production with Indigenous Knowledge, integration of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), and rangeland ecology. As part of the NC CASC research team, Tony works to help provide actionable science to federal agencies, Tribes, and other scientific product end-users.

Tony is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and has worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs both in the field in the Navajo Nation and with the Tribal Climate Resilience Program, and has over a decade of hands-on experience with ecological restoration and national program development of tribal youth conservation corps. He currently works out of Gallup, New Mexico.