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Aquatics-Fisheries seasonal position, closed

The Aquatic Ecology biologist (Field Crew Lead) and technicians (2) for the 2020 field season are closed.

February North Slope Caribou Survey

ABR biologist Joe Welch enjoyed great weather on the North Slope. This trip marked the first February aerial caribou survey ABR has performed of the Teshekpuk Caribou Herd. Thanks to 70 North Air Service for the safe and scenic trip!

Adrian Gall chairs Pacific Seabird Group's annual meeting!

ABR Director of Research Adrian Gall is in Portland, OR this week, serving as chair of the Pacific Seabird Group's annual meeting for the third year in a row. At PSG2020, Adrian is helping to organize seminars and talks about the most recent research into seabird populations and threats.

ABR Ecological Land Survey in Katmai

We’re excited to announce the ABR Ecological Land Survey team’s recent peer-reviewed publication in the journal Madroño, available to subscribers through BioOne, titled “Noteworthy Collections: ALASKA.” The article contributes a tabulation of range extensions for 7 rare and 3 non-native vascular plant taxa found by the team in Katmai National Park & Preserve.

Bob Burgess Announces Retirement

After over 30 years at ABR, Bob Burgess has decided it’s finally time to take a vacation. He has announced his retirement. Since joining ABR in 1984, Bob has expanded the scientific community’s understanding of the behavioral ecology of terrestrial vertebrates in the Arctic, while becoming a steadfast leader at ABR, whose contributions to the growth and success of our company cannot be overstated. After earning his B.S. in Biology from Lewis and Clark College in 1976 and his M.S. in Wildlife Management from UAF in 1984, Bob joined the company then known as Alaska Biological Research.

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