Migratory Birds
Midwest Region
Rachel Pierce - Wildlife Technician and GIS Specialist

Rachel Pierce - Wildlife Technician and GIS Specialist

Job Duties: I am a Wildlife Technician serving as the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist for the Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture (JV) and the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Region Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC). I provide GIS and technical support to FWS scientists who: 1) apply scientific information to strategic planning, 2) identify sources of uncertainty and evaluate biological assumptions, 3) provide a framework for coordinated wildlife habitat and population monitoring and evaluation, and 4) maintain strong links among planning, implementation, and evaluation to improve conservation delivery for migratory birds and other FWS trust resources.

Areas of Expertise: Wetland and Waterbird Ecology, GIS Applications and Spatial Modeling, Project Management

Relevant Websites: 
Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Region Joint Venture

Contact information:
Email: Rachael_Pierce@fws.gov
Phone: 517-351-5219

 

 

 

 

Last updated: March 11, 2014