Ecological Services Projects

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 Government Agencies

  • Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship on Quantico Marine Base (1997 – present)
  • Investigating reproductive rates and contaminant loads in bald eagles nesting on Indian Head, MD (2009-2011)
  • Survey of the New River Gorge and Southwest Virginia for Peregrine Falcons
  • Surveillance for Avian Influenza (HPAI-H5NI) in Shorebirds along the Eastern Shore of Virginia
  • Survey and monitoring the Bald Eagle breeding population on Fort Pickett, Virginia
  • Survey of proposed OLF sites for the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker
  • Bald Eagle and colonial waterbird aerial surveys within Outlying Landing Fields
  • A Survey of the New River Gorge National River, Gauley River National Recreation Area, and Bluestone National Scenic River for Peregrine Falcons
  • Pineland management for bird species of conservation concern on DOD installations in the mid-Atlantic region
  • Investigating bird communities within Fort Lee Army Base, Virginia
  • Spatially-explicit management of grassland birds on DOD installations in the mid-Atlantic region using habitat assessment data
  • Biological assessment of potential impacts of Virginia route 624 bridge replacement on Bald Eagles
  • Evaluating the breeding bird community near Upper Massey Creek, Mason Neck
  • Development of a Chesapeake Bay-wide monitoring plan for waterbirds
  • Impact area bird survey: An investigation of avian diversity within a large-scale active firing range
  • Investigating Bald Eagle response to human disturbance on park service lands
  • Analysis of bald eagle mortality rates on Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
  • Assessment of habitats within PIF lands in southern New England
  • Evaluating the national park species database for Jamestown Island
  • Assessment of habitats within PIF lands in the mid-Atlantic region
  • The influence of thorny eleagnus on avian-induced wildlife mortality
  • Development of a management plan for grassland birds within the Colonial National Historical Park
  • Active management of breeding Barn Owls in Virginia
  • Faunal survey of the Green Springs National Historical Site
  • Investigation of neotropical migrant songbirds on Fort Lee Army Base
  • Habitat use and distribution of landbird migrants on Little Creek Amphibious Base (1995-1997)
  • Beneficial uses of military grasslands: Plan development for the conservation of declining grassland birds
  • Investigation of Birds of Conservation Concern on the Coastal Plain of Virginia (1992)
  • Bald eagle productivity and contaminant monitoring at Naval Support Facility Indian Head, Maryland
  • Establishing sustainable mortality limits for waterbirds within the Atlantic Flyway

 Corporations

  • Tracking bald eagles near Holtwood Dam, Pennsylvania
  • Monitoring bald eagles and colonial waterbirds along the upper PeeDee River in North Carolina (1999 – present)
  • Investigation of seabird movements along the lower Eastern Shore relative to proposed wind turbines
  • Survey of breeding bald eagles within lower Tidewater, Virginia
  • Use of communal roosts and shorelines by bald eagles along the lower Susquehanna River
  • Investigation of Henslow’s sparrow in Loudon County, VA
  • Investigation of Bald Eagles on Lake Gaston, NC
  • Investigation of birds along the New River near Radford, VA
  • A mark-resight investigation of Black Vulture use of the Dutch Gap power plant
  • Investigation of breeding Bald Eagles within the Piedmont of Virginia
  • Investigation of bald eagle along the Chickahominy River, Virginia
  • Survey and status of loggerhead shrikes on the Weiss Property, Culpepper, Virginia
  • Investigation of Bachman’s sparrows and loggerhead shrikes on Iluka mining sites near Brink, Virginia
  • Assessing the potential impact of development on colonies of great blue herons
  • Breeding bird community within hardwood forests of coastal North Carolina
  • Breeding Bird Communities of a Managed Forest Landscape in Coastal North Carolina
  • Bald Eagle investigations on Lake Gaston and Roanoke Rapids Reservoirs
  • Survey of proposed 100kW wind turbine on Tangier Island, Virginia for colonial wading birds
  • Bald eagle nest, roost and foraging area monitoring at Exelon’s Conowingo and Muddy Run Reservoirs
  • Investigating bald eagles at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant, MD
  • Evaluating the biological consequences of bald eagle nest loss and removal
  • An assessment of the bald eagle population along Claytor Lake, Virginia

 Non-Governmental Agency

  • Delineating Virginia Important Bird Areas: Phase I – Eastern Shore & Southern Tidewater
  • Delineating Virginia Important Bird Areas: Phase II – Western Shore of Chesapeake Bay
  • Effects of predator reduction on productivity of American black ducks and other birds nesting on barrier islands
  • Assessing the avian community on the VCU Rice Property
  • Evaluating the Breeding Bird Community within Bear Swamp, Nassawango Creek Watershed