Member Spotlight – DeWaine Jackson

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Education:      B.S. at Iowa State University (1976) – Fisheries and Wildlife Biology; M.S.    Michigan State University (1979) – Thesis on Mallard Breeding Ecology;  Ph.D.  Colorado State University (1984) – Dissertation on Ecology of Bobcats in Colorado

Present Position: Wildlife Research Supervisor – West Region Research – ODFW.  Primary responsibilities include conducting management related research on wildlife species of concern to ODFW and leading a team of wildlife researchers to accomplish project goals.  Current Research projects include Black-tailed deer ecology in western Oregon, utilization of fecal DNA to obtain population estimates for black-tailed deer, mortality characteristics of black bear in Oregon (manuscript preparation), migration & habitat use of mule deer in south-central Oregon (data analysis), survival and movement of Cascades black-tailed deer – OSU cooperative, survival and movement of south-central mule deer – OSU cooperative, and Black-tailed Deer: Estimates of Abundance, Distribution, Habitat Selection and Forest Impacts – OSU Cooperative

Former Positions: Contract Biologist – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (1983-84);  Forest Wildlife Research Biologist – Iowa Department of Natural Resources (1984-94); Wildlife Projects Leader – ODFW 1994 -96. Worked on numerous species, including Coyotes, Mallards, Mourning Doves, bobcats, eastern white-tailed deer, wild turkey, Ruffed Grouse, beaver, cougar, black bear, elk , Columbian white-tailed deer, mule deer, black-tailed deer.      

TWS: Member for over thirty years

Interests: Professional Defining impacts of predation on ungulate population dynamics and  developing wildlife management practices based on data from appropriate spatial and temporal scales.


Posted on February 23, 2017, in Board Members and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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