Black Duck Study Investigators

A collaboration of partners was established to carry out the black duck study.

Principal Investigators

Tina Yerkes, PhD.
Tina Yerkes, Ph.D.

Director of Conservation Programs
Ducks Unlimited Inc.
Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office – Ann Arbor, MI



John Coluccy, PhD.
John Coluccy, Ph.D.
Manager of Conservation Planning
Ducks Unlimited Inc.
Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office - Ann Arbor, MI

 

Mike Eichholz, PhD.
Mike Eichholz, Ph.D.

Wetland/Waterfowl Ecologist
Assistant Professor of Zoology
Cooperative Wildlife Research Lab
Southern Illinois University


Christopher K. Williams, PhD.
Christopher K. Williams, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
University of Delaware



Jake L. Bowman, PhD.
Jake L. Bowman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
University of Delaware



Paul M. Castelli, Research Scientist II

Paul M. Castelli, Research Scientist II

New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife
Nacote Creek Research Station


Graduate Students

Ben Lewis Jr., M.S. candidate

Ben Lewis Jr., M.S. candidate
Cooperative Wildlife Research Lab
Southern Illinois University


Dawn Plattner, M.S. candidate

Dawn Plattner, M.S. candidate
Cooperative Wildlife Research Lab
Southern Illinois University


Dane M. Cramer, M.S. candidate

Dane M. Cramer, M.S. candidate
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
University of Delaware


For more information about the study, please contact us:

Ducks Unlimited
Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office
1220 Eisenhower Place
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-3281
(734) 623-2000